NPF: Valerie Yurk

Valerie Yurk


Valerie Yurk joined the National Press Foundation in November 2018. As an intern, she helps with day-to-day tasks such as editing content, creating social media posts and designing program content.

Prior to joining NPF, Yurk interned at Seaberry Design and Communications, a graphic design firm in Washington, D.C., where she managed the firm’s social media accounts and wrote and edited online content.

Yurk is a second-year student at George Washington University pursuing a degree in journalism and mass communication.

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