5 things about Paige Waite, civic health intern

The fourth-year journalism and gender studies major at Nebraska U. joins our civic health team.

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Hello! My name is Paige Waite, and I’m Civic Nebraska’s civic health intern. I’ll be a fourth-year student at the University of Nebraska, studying advertising and public relations and women and gender studies. I’m excited to join the team and contribute to advocating for a fair democracy. I’ll be working with the civic health team, with a focus on Capitol Experience Days.
Here are five quick things about me.

1. Cat Lover

I have two cats, Marbles and Fi. Marbles is a very shy girl who is nine years old. Fi is the polar opposite, an almost 2-year-old who likes to think she’s a dog. Both enjoy their rent-free life watching the birds outside and fighting over having to share toys.

2. Houseplant Enthusiast

I have a houseplant addiction and recently got my hands on a banana tree, so – fingers crossed he’ll thrive outside of his natural environment. Double-fun fact: I actually hate bananas.

3. Horror Movie Fan

I’m a huge horror movie fan and will most likely end up putting on a scary movie if I can’t decide on something to watch. Some of my favorite series are the V/H/S movies and the Insidious franchise.

4. Podcast Creator

I have my own podcast! While in school, I had the opportunity to work for the campus radio station, 90.3 KRNU, and have been producing my own show for almost two years. It’s called “Music for Thought,” where I curate a playlist with stories and conversations to match.

5. Student Journalist

Also while in school, I’m the assistant digital director at The Daily Nebraskan, where I work with a great team of fellow student journalists. I’ve gotten to collaborate on some amazing projects like our new social media policy and covering various protests on campus.
Join us in welcoming Paige to Civic Nebraska – she’s at paige.waite@civicnebraska.org.

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