Posts by Shoshana Walter

About Shoshana Walter

Shoshana Walter loves to write stories.

She has her pick of them at The Ledger in Lakeland, Florida, where she began as a police reporter in Nov. 2007.

In July, she completed a summer reporting fellowship at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla. where she took lessons and meals with some of the best in field, wrote articles for, and did her best to avoid sunburns. She was one of 16 young journalists nationwide selected for the program.

Shoshana graduated from Mount Holyoke College in May 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies and a concentration in ethnic and gender studies. During her first year at Mount Holyoke, she founded a print magazine called Feminist Uproar. She interned for the Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, MA in 2006, where she wrote local news including profiles of some of the Pioneer Valley�s most colorful citizens, as well as community responses to national and international developments, such as the crisis in Lebanon and Israel.

Before she became interested in newspaper journalism, Shoshana worked and wrote for the National Organization for Women of New York City, Shelterforce Magazine of the National Housing Institute, and historical feminist magazine, Off Our Backs in Washington, D.C.

A gallery of memory

Pat Burgess� arts complex is a work of love for her parents. The art? �I have no clue,� she says. Read More