Adria Watson

Adria Watson

Editorial Intern

Adria is a senior at Sacramento State University where she is majoring in journalism. She has written and served as co-news editor for The State Hornet and freelanced for The Sacramento Bee. She comes to us through the Emma Bowen Foundation summer internship program, which CalMatters participates in.


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