I'm Ashley Yong, a student from Chicago, Illinois with a passion for journalism and graphic design. I love writing, photography, design and multimedia. I am a Class of 2019 University of Missouri-Columbia Tiger majoring in Journalism (Strategic Communications) with a minor in Business and Hospitality Management. I am the Junior Graphic Designer at Vera Strategies and the 2015 Illinois Journalist of the Year. In my spare time, I run the nonprofit Give A Box, hike and read Time magazine.