About Me

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Hello, my name is Ashley Hocking. I am a 21-year-old majoring in journalism and minoring in Global & International Studies at the University of Kansas. I am a freelance photographer at the at the Lawrence Journal World.  I am the Executive Vice President of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and the Vice President of the Order of Omega Greek honor society.

In the fall, I will be a copy editing intern at the Lawrence Journal World. 

Last summer, I did a study abroad internship in London, England. I was a photography intern at Walk & Create Ltd, a branding, digital communication, and creative content production agency.

I plan to pursue a career in photojournalism upon graduation. My dream job is to one day be a photojournalist for National Geographic Magazine.

You can contact me at a042h583@ku.edu.

Previous publication experience:

  • During my senior year of high school, I was the Editor-In-Chief of the Lawrence High School newspaper, which is based in Lawrence, Kansas.
  • As a sophomore in college, I was the Executive Producer for Greek TV, a student-run broadcast television show about Greek life at KU.
  • As a college sophomore, I was also a reporter for KUJH news, a student-produced broadcast television show at KU.
  • During the summer of 2016, I did a study abroad internship in London, England at Walk & Create, a creative branding agency.
  • As a junior in college, I was a photographer and the copy chief for the University Daily Kansan newspaper.
  • During the summer of 2017, I was a freelance photographer for the Lawrence Journal World. 
  • As a senior in college, I will be a copy editing intern at the Lawrence Journal World. 

Written about me: “Class of 2014’s life and times recorded by student journalists”


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