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Polly Irungu is a multimedia journalist and social media producer based in New York. Most recently, she completed two insightful internships working as an online intern for Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and a social media intern for NPR. During her final year of school, she was a social media producer and digital cont… Read More
Polly Irungu is a multimedia journalist and social media producer based in New York. Most recently, she completed two insightful internships working as an online intern for Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and a social media intern for NPR. During her final year of school, she was a social media producer and digital content creator for the University of Oregon - School of Journalism Communications team, a campus editor-at-large at HuffPost, and a freelance production assistant for the PAC-12 Networks and Fox Sports.

She has also written as a contributor for Hashtag Sports, CNN iReport, Rolling Out, and HerAgenda. A National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) fellow in 2015 and 2016, she participated in the NABJ and National Association of Hispanic Journalists student newsroom to provide coverage of their historic joint convention for NABJ Monitor and Latino Reporter. She also served on the the 2016-17 NABJ student representative board for Region IV.

Previously, she has worked for Def Jam Recordings, Dell, TrackTown USA, EP Entertainment LLC, Artistic Outlet Media, and Adobe. She made the 2013 and 2014 Daily Emerald 25 Ducks Who Will Change the World list, and in May 2015 she was named the Women4Africa International Young Achiever of the Year.

You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @pollyirungu. Read Less
  • Online Intern
    Arkansas Online — Little Rock, AR, USA
  • Social Media Desk Intern
    National Public Radio — DC, USA
  • Social Media Producer and Digital Content Creator
    University Of Oregon — Eugene, OR, USA
  • Freelance Production Assistant
    PAC 12 Networks — OR, USA
  • Administrative and Social Media Intern
    EP Entertainment LLC
  • Communications and Social Media Undergrad Intern
    TrackTown USA — Eugene, OR, USA
  • Freelance Writer
    1AM Creative
  • Campus Editor-at-Large
    The Huffington Post
  • 2015 and 2016 NABJ Multimedia Fellowship
    National Association Of Black Journalists
  • 2016 ONA Student Newsroom
    Online News Association — CO, USA
  • Freelance Writer
    Thrive Global — Eugene, OR, USA
  • Regional College Representative
    Def Jam Recordings — OR, USA
  • Video Intern for GoDucks.com
    University Of Oregon Athletic Department — Eugene, OR, USA
  • Campus Ambassador for Adobe
    Adobe — OR, USA
  • Def Jam Life Ambassador
    Def Jam Recordings
  • Dell Campus Ambassador and Social Media Representative
    Dell — OR, USA
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