Alyssia Tennant is a writer and reviewer currently studying a Bachelor of Journalism with a major in social and digital campaigning at the University of Canberra. She is the Vice President of the UC Press Club and will complete her degree at the end of 2017 after which she hopes to undertake an Honours degree.
She is currently a social media coordinator for the online feminist literature and arts journal Feminartsy and a regular contributor to the University of Canberra’s student magazine Curieux. She also writes reviews for the volunteer, not-for-profit media organisation Right Now.
Alyssia began her journalism degree part-time at the University of South Australia in 2014. Whilst there, she wrote for their student magazine, Verse, and led the student radio station, UniCast, as well as co-hosting a weekly feminist current affairs show. In June 2015, she began volunteering for Radio Adelaide, starting out as a news presenter and later producing the breakfast show one day a week.
At the beginning of 2016, she moved to the Australian Capital Territory where she started working for BMA Magazine as their Sub-Editor and continued her study at the University of Canberra.
She is especially interested in gender equality, advocacy for asylum seekers, literature, and politics. She also has a keen interest in animal welfare.
You can find her on Twitter here.