Heather Rushall is an award-winning journalist and freelance reporter for the North Coast Current. She was an editorial intern at AOL Patch, a community-specific online news organization, has previously written for The Daily Aztec and done freelance work for several web-based companies.
She was awarded “Most Innovative Writer” as an opinion columnist for The Daily Aztec in 2011 and was published in a college writing textbook by Bedford/St. Martin’s in 2012.
She is currently seeking a career in print or online journalism in Southern Calif., and has a particular interest in crime, politics and the courts.
Heather has held many positions within her field including Web Editor and Senior Staff Columnist for The Daily Aztec – SDSU’s independent student newspaper. She has also done freelance writing for niche feature websites such as happy-hour.com.
Her journalistic work has been published in print, online and academically, although her first publication was at the age of 12 when her poetry was featured in two mass-produced decorative arts books.