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Em Okrepkie

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Em Okrepkie is a rising senior at Lehigh University, where she is studying journalism and political science. She is a Dow Jones News Fund digital media intern working with communications.

Before joining ICFJ, she interned with NBC to assist with their coverage of the Rio Olympics. As a member of the digital sponsorship integration team, she ensured event coverage was modified for online streaming. She also has spent time working for American Councils for International Education as a public relations intern in Skopje, Macedonia.

Latest Stories

Fact-checkers create games to help readers spot fake news

Hoping to make fact-checking more engaging to the public, these organizations are producing games where you can test your ability to spot fake news.

Em Okrepkie | July 27, 2017

Free tool helps newsrooms curate, manage effective newsletters

How journalists and newsrooms can use Opt In to build an email newsletter from scratch — or refine and revamp an existing one.

Em Okrepkie | June 29, 2017

How a Chicago radio station connected with a more diverse audience

Engaging with a diverse audience can be difficult and daunting. To reach a broader group, Chicago's WBEZ let underrepresented groups ask the questions that would be the basis for future stories.

Em Okrepkie | June 06, 2017