ALLOUEZ — Kendra Lamer, a professional communication and emerging media major at UW-Stout, has joined The Compass staff as summer intern. Lamer will assist The Compass editorial staff in all facets of the newspaper’s operation, which includes covering events, interviewing and writing stories, posting stories on the newspaper’s website and on social media.
As a communications major, Lamer has experience as a journalist. She writes for “Volume One,” a magazine in the Chippewa Valley, and has had stories published on The Chippewa Herald online and the Dunn County Historical website.
Lamer is a 2015 graduate of Green Bay Preble High School. She was born and raised in Green Bay and attended St. Bernard Parish until her parents, Joe and Sheryl Lamer, moved to Milton, Wis., in 2016. Her three older sisters, Stacy Carlson, Alex Lamer, and Jessie Morelock, still live in the Green Bay and Fox Valley areas.
She said her summer internship at The Compass will give her an opportunity to gain new skills. “I hope to gain more experience in the fields of journalism and communications,” she said. “I want to learn new skills and improve the skills that I already possess. I am also excited to be able to work at a publication that serves the community and the mission of the Catholic Church.”
Lamer plans to pursue a career in journalism or public relations following graduation from UW-Stout. “I really enjoy writing and would love to continue working for an organization that benefits the community,” she said.