Nichelle Heu, a senior at Harding High School in St. Paul, is a 2013 graduate of ThreeSixty’s Intermediate Journalism Camp. She contributed her first piece on digital permanence and online footprints to our “Technology Issue.”
Hometown: St. Paul
Favorite author: Langston Hughes
Favorite musician(s): Beyonce
Favorite movie(s): A Walk To Remember
Favorite places/things to do in the Twin Cities: Have fun in my city
If you could interview anyone (living) who would it be? Beyonce Knowles. She has inspired me to be the lady I am today. I listen to her music every day and whenever I feel insecure or down, her music lifts me up.
What do you like about writing? Expressing myself through words. I like presenting my opinion and making people see my point of view.
What issues are important to you? Global warming, gay rights, recycling, teen prostitution and child abuse.
What is your ideal future career? Broadcast journalism. I see myself being on television behind the screens or writing columns in the newspaper.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Tokyo, Japan, because I want to experience their food and crowded streets.
What are your special talents? Talking a lot and laughing! I don’t usually try to be funny, but I can basically make anyone laugh.
What do you do when you’re not at school or journalism camp? I’m often at work or reading a book around the lake.
What else do you think people should know about you? I love chocolate and dislike rude people.