The Echo

Marta Hill wins Minnesota Journalist of the Year

Senior Marta Hill instructs Echo staffers on what they need to work on in class Feb. 20. Hill is now in contention for the National Journalist of the Year, along with all the other State Journalist of the Year winners.

Tobias Khabie

March 17, 2020

Senior and Editor-in-Chief of the Echo Marta Hill was sitting in the St. Louis Park City Hall parking lot when she received news that she had won the Minnesota Journalist of the Year award. According to Hill, she never imagined she would win such an award. “I didn't let myself think that I could ev...

Voices matter

Junior Talia Lissauer interviews Mary Beth Tinker at the JEA/NSPA Fall Convention Nov. 22. Tinker has spent decades advocating for student press rights following her involvement in a Supreme Court case over the issue.

Marta Hill and Talia Lissauer

December 4, 2019

Ever since she was 13, Mary Beth Tinker has stood up for students’ rights. According to Tinker, youth voices in journalism are more important than ever as issues such as climate change, racial injustice and economic injustice become increasingly prominent. “Journalism is like having a microphone for...

Journalism society returns to Park   

Echo staffers Hannah Leff and Raquel Fhima work on the latest cycle of the Echo Newspaper in the publications room. The next cycle of the Echo comes out October 25.

Hadeal Rizeq

October 25, 2017

Junior managing editor Dani Orloff said she is looking forward to Echo staffers collaborating with Echowan staffers. “I think it’s a great opportunity for student journalists to be recognized and have (Quill and Scroll) because (the club) also includes people that are on Echowan staff,” Orloff...

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