Rebekka Schlichting is a senior at the University of Kansas majoring in Journalism, with a minor in English. A member of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska: Rebekka is an active member in the First Nation Student Association, a mentor for incoming freshman, the host of Good Morning KU, a social media intern at HerLife Magazine, and a research assistant with the KU School of Journalism in a program currently working on creating websites for tribes in Kansas.
Over the summer, Rebekka was a media intern at Vision Maker Media, where she created podcasts, and produced web and video content. In particular, she created feature pieces focused on upstanding native individuals, as well as events happening in and around Indian Country. The projects she created can be found on the Vision Maker Media website under the Watch and Listen sections.
Upon her graduation, Rebekka plans to pursue a graduate degree in journalism and continue to spread the stories of natives everywhere.
To hear Rebekka’s radio show, Good Morning KU, be sure to tune into KJHK 90.7 FM every Tuesday Morning.
Written by Landon Mattison.
Interviews were conducted and edited by Landon Mattison.