Opinions editor steps into PR

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Leah Higgins, a junior at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, has joined the Tanner Friedman team as an intern for winter 2020.

Throughout her internship with Tanner Friedman, Higgins will strengthen and develop skills in various areas of strategic communications including internal and client communications, media relations, brand building and social media strategy.

At UM-Dearborn, Higgins is a member of Amnesty International, works as the opinions editor of the university’s newspaper, The Michigan Journal, and is a member of the Honors Program. She currently serves as president of the Delta Phi Epsilon Alpha Mu chapter, through which she engages in philanthropic work for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders.

Outside of student organizations, Higgins works as a secretary in the university’s natural sciences department, is a writing consultant in the UM-Dearborn writing center, and is the social media coordinator for Buckeye Spine & Rehab in Lancaster, Ohio. She is also the social media coordinator for the online publication ColorBlind Magazine.

Higgins will earn her bachelor’s degree in April 2021 with a double major in English and journalism, and a minor in women’s and gender studies.

For more information regarding Tanner Friedman and internship opportunities, visit www.tannerfriedman.com.

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