Majoring in:


Shelbi Thomas
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Journalism and English
Carol Moseley Braun
Joe Lieberman


Shelbi Thomas plans to work for a magazine as a reporter, editor, or page designer, or attend graduate school after graduation. She is an undergraduate research assistant, studying sports stories that appear outside of newspapers’ sports sections. Thomas is also newsletter editor and Web site designer for the UI Society of Professional Journalists.

Thomas attended the Fund for American Studies’ Institute on Political Journalism last summer in Washington, DC. She took classes at Georgetown University, attended lectures from government officials and journalists, and worked as an intern for The World & I magazine. Her work has appeared in The World & I, Iowa Alumni Magazine, and The Daily Iowan, where she worked as a metro reporter her freshman year.

In the past, Thomas has also been copy editor and designer for earthwords literary magazine, assistant librarian for the UI Journalism Resource Center, and editor-in-chief of her high school newspaper.


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