Perry is pursuing her master’s degree in journalism. She has worked as a copy editor and opinion editor at the University of South Carolina’s student newspaper and has experience as a freelancer. She is interested in stories about arts, culture and social justice. She plans to continue writing after graduation, and eventually earn her Ph.D. in communication or cultural anthropology. Her website is ambermarieperry.com.
Laguaite is pursuing her master’s degree in health and medical journalism. She has worked as an intern for companies such as WebMD and Sharecare. Laguaite is interested in the stories about LGBTQ health and mental health. Her website is madelinelaguaite.com and she can be reached on Twitter at @MLaguaite.