Carrie Johnson

Carrie Johnson is Chickasaw and Pawnee from southern Oklahoma. A senior at Austin College, she is double majoring in English and Media Studies. She has been a fellow for the Native American Journalists Association, a mentee for NPR’s Next Generation Radio: Indigenous, an intern for the Chickasaw Press and a freelance sportswriter for the Sherman Herald Democrat. At Austin College, Carrie is a staff writer for The Observer (the student newspaper), an intern for Institutional Marketing and Communications, a Posey Leadership fellow and a member of the women’s softball team. She is excited to join Underscore News this summer as the 2023 recipient of the Underscore Indigenous Journalism Fellowship.

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