Jamaija Rhoades is a multimedia journalist based in Richmond, Virginia. She recently graduated from Hampton University with a bachelor’s in journalism. While at Hampton, Rhoades was a staff writer for the opinion section of The Script, Hampton’s newspaper, as well as for Her Campus, an online college magazine geared toward women.
Rhoades is committed to using her reporting to highlight and share the experiences of Black and brown communities. She is passionate about using her journalistic skills to not only create a safe space for individuals of African descent, but to ensure that their voices are heard. She plans to become a staff writer for a major publication.