Bonnie Campo

“While I was in school, I often found myself thinking what my life what would be like after college. News21 provided a glimpse into that future. As a fellow, I traveled to New Mexico, Oklahoma and Colorado, helping to produce a documentary that explores how post-9/11 veterans are recovering from combat trauma. I also had the opportunity to collect data from each of the 50 states around the country concerning veteran suicides. I am grateful for what News21 has taught me, but also for the strong foundation it has established in my future.”

Bonnie Campo is an Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation News21 Fellow and a senior in the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma, where she is majoring in multimedia journalism and political science. She has worked for KTOK-AM, KGOU-FM, OETA-TV, the OU Daily, OU Nightly, Routes TV and the OCCC Pioneer as a multimedia reporter, radio show host, senior writer, columnist, in-depth and special topics correspondent, podcaster and editor. Campo has won two Hearst awards, four Oklahoma Broadcast Awards and two Society of Professional Journalists’ regional Mark of Excellence Awards. For News21, Campo reported on suicide among veterans and alternative medicine, created multimedia and video of Native American veterans and helped produce and report the first News21 documentary.