Emmie Larson is a junior studying Journalism at the University of Illinois with a minor in Recreation, Sports and Tourism. Larson has been a member of Fighting Illini Productions since the Fall of 2021, primarily working at women’s basketball games. She is also a blog writer for The Women’s Network at the university, a nationwide collegiate network created to empower and connect young women. Additionally, she is actively pursuing volunteer opportunities at the Women’s Resource Center on campus. This year, Larson is a producer for Illini Sports Night, the university’s weekly Illini-focused sports show, with a short-term goal of balancing women’s and men’s coverage.