Meredith Metzler is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication. Her research interests include political communication, journalism studies, and media ecology. Meredith was the lead TA for J202: Mass Communication Practices, a skills-based introductory course, and is the senior editor of Madison Commons. Her master’s is in Media, Culture, and Communication from NYU and her B.A. is from Carleton College in English. Prior to graduate school, Meredith worked in corporate communications.