Maggie (Magdalena) Vanoni


The Daily Emerald — Sports Reporter, August 2017 to June 2019

  • Wrote and published one to three stories a week, including breaking news, gamers and features. Cover Oregon football, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, softball, track and field and men’s tennis for the student-run, independent media platform based out of the University of Oregon campus.

The Register-Guard — Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism Intern, June to August 2018

  • Covered breaking news, such as fires and events, and wrote in-depth stories about community topics as a general assignment news reporter. Through covering local controversial issues within the Eugene community, I learned the value of the reader’s experience.

TrackTown USA — Communications Intern, January to June 2018

  • Wrote event coverage recaps, created monthly program brochures, pitched content ideas and helped to run major track and field events, both at Hayward Field and within the city of Eugene.

SOJC Track Bureau, University of Oregon — Staff Writer, March to June 2017

  • Reported on international and national track and field meets hosted at Hayward Field and published stories, both recaps and features, on deadline experience for the class website.

Freelance Experience:

  • The Washington Post, December 2018

    • On deadline, I covered and took photos of the Loudoun Valley High School boy’s cross-country team at the 2018 Nike Cross National Championships.

  • The Register-Guard

    • On deadline, covered a high school football game by taking my own football stats and managing my reporting time to be able to talk to both teams’ coaches, September 2018.

    • Published an opinion piece comparing United States tuition-based higher education to the free higher education system in Argentina, August 2017.

  • The Knoxville News Sentinel, June 2017

    • On deadline, wrote two published stories covering University of Tennessee’s Christian Coleman at the 2017 Outdoor NCAA Track and Field Championships.

Leadership Experience:

  • Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM), University of Oregon chapter:

    • Chapter President (2018-2019)

    • Executive board member (2017-2018)

  • Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), University of Oregon chapter:

    • Executive board member (Spring 2017 to Spring 2018)

International Experience:

  • Cross Cultural Interviewing and Story Development in Rosario, Argentina: Conducted interviews and told stories across cultural barriers, including language and tradition, by spending six weeks living in the city and traveling across the country.


  • Jim Murray Memorial Foundation Scholar, 2018

    • Recognized as the University of Oregon’s first student to receive the scholarship.

  • SPJ Mark of Excellence Award Finalist, 2018

    • Awarded for the The resilient cheerleader published through the Daily Emerald

  • Oregon Newspapers Publishers Association’s 2019 Collegiate Newspaper Contest

    • Awarded second place in the best sports story category for Mentally Tough: A group of Oregon athletes is trying to normalize mental health conversations in athletics through their campaign, “Duck The Stigma” published through the Daily Emerald

Additional Skills:

  • Conversant in basic Spanish and Italian

  • Experience working with InDesign, Final Cut Pro and WordPress


  • The University of Oregon, School of Journalism and Communication: Graduated June 2019

    • Graduated with a BA degree and a journalism major, with a focus in sports reporting.

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