Alyssa was the editorial intern for McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and sister publication McKnight’s Senior Living in the summer of 2017. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a dual degree in journalism and psychology in May and was to return in the fall to pursue her master’s degree in journalism. 

Alyssa most recently worked as a print editor at Vox magazine, which is a city magazine based in Columbia, MO. She has also worked as a reporter at the Columbia Missourian daily newspaper and as an editorial assistant intern at Wiles Magazine

In her free time, Alyssa enjoys long-distance running. She ran the 2016 Chicago Marathon for the second time.