Meredith Metzler is a doctoral student in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication. Her research interests include political communication, journalism studies, and media ecology. She is the lead TA for J202: Mass Communication Practices, a skills-based introductory course, and the managing 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.