Kimberly Burton Temple University, Klein College of Media and Communication & College of Liberal Arts, 2020
Major(s): Journalism and Political Science
Computer Skills: Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign, Lightroom), Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, basic Excel), basic Wordpress
Kimberly Burton is a Senior at Temple University studying Journalism and Political Science. Her main areas of study are in Public Affairs Reporting, Public Policy, and International Relations. Her experiences in both journalism and political science have shaped her interest in how government affairs are reported to the public, and how government systems respond to policy issues. Throughout her time at Temple, Kimberly has emphasized the importance of mixing inside and outside the classroom experience by completing over seven internships. In the past, she has interned for Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-PA) in their district/state offices. In Summer of 2018, Kimberly was an intern for Senior White House Correspondent, John Gizzi through the National Journalism Center. Under Mr. Gizzi, she conducted background interviews and research for articles and White House briefing questions, scheduled and conducted interviews with members of the federal government, and wrote/edited articles for publication. Kimberly also had the opportunity to study abroad in London in Fall 2018 and worked as an intern in the Conservative Campaign Headquarters (CCHQ) Voter Communication department. In the summer of 2019, Kimberly was an intern at FreedomWorks working under the Press Secretary and Grassroots Activism team. She has also held three winter break internships with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture doing press for the Pennsylvania Farm Show. At Temple University, Kimberly is the President and a Founding Member of Network of Enlightened Women (NeW), where she hosts bi-weekly meetings and speakers for politically minded women on campus. She is also Secretary and a Founding Member of Young Americans for Freedom.