Position: Researcher at CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley
Major: English with Communications Studies Concentration
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Although she came to Davidson having no idea what career path to follow or what to choose as her major, Yasmin Shahida '14 discovered the Center for Career Development early on and fell into broadcast journalism. She has interned for The Takeaway, a WNYC public radio program; WDAV, Davidson's classical public radio station; 48 Hours, CBS's crime documentary/news television show; and WBTV in Charlotte.
She has served as the director of public relations for the Student Government Association, a student government representative for Connor House, and she studied abroad in Istanbul, Turkey. After graduation she plans to work in either broadcasting or public relations.