Aiyana Ishmael

Student Journalist • Florida A&M University • Tallahassee, Florida
Last edited December 14, 2020

Aiyana Ishmael is a creative and dependable college student leader. She’s served as different roles in student media and plans to continue collaborating on print media projects. She spends her time engaging in civic campus and community projects. Ishmael previously received her Associates degree from Miami Dade College where she worked as a sports journalist and social media director for the student newspaper, The Reporter. Now, she attends Florida A&M University completing her Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism while she’s serving as Editor-in-Chief of FAMU’s magazine, Journey. Ishmael served as the Managing Editor for Journey during the 2018-2019 school year. In this role she gets to mentor students, serve as an art director and produce cutting-edge content. As a journalist Ishmael wants to ignite conversation and create change through storytelling. She is a vibrant journalist interested in the editorial field with a passion for sports, feature writing, investigative journalism, fashion, and body positivity.