Marium Kureishy is a senior in journalism at the University of Illinois. Marium grew up in central Illinois, and she is interested in covering regional and international issues. She interned as a reporter and researcher at the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting and reported on news for the Daily Illini newspaper.
While working on the weekly student-run news program UI7 Live, Marium gained hands-on experience with video and audio editing using Adobe Premiere, creating graphics using Adobe Photoshop, handling the Sony HXR NX100, microphones and lights. She has used Inception for writing scripts to be read on air and she has experience running the teleprompter and giving floor direction. She also worked live on coverage for the 2020 presidential election, running graphics and updating stories in a fast-paced setting for the evening’s programming.
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