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Travis Spilak, Security Manager, SaskTel Corporate Security

(Work) 777 8300

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Mitch Diamantopoulos, Department Head, School of Journalism, U of R

(Work) (306) 585-4090

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Patricia Bell, Senior Chair, School of Journalism, U of R

(Home) 546-3237

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Heather Persson, City Editor, The StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Sk.

(Work) (306) 657-6231


Alanna Adamko completed her bachelor of Journalism degree at the University of Regina in 2011. Although she considers herself a print journalist, she has skills in many areas of multimedia  -- an  asset to any modern newsroom.

She has written in daily and weekly newspapers, as well as magazines. She does photography, layout, web, video and radio production.

She is currently filling a temporary position as a security manager assistant at Sasktel's Corporate Security.

Extended Bio:

In high school she took several years of multimedia classes, focusing on video, photography and web production.

While in university she worked for a summer term as a computer support  analyst providing  computer and internet based assistance in a federal government agency.

 For her school internship she worked at The StarPhoenix, a daily Postmedia newspaper in Saskatoon.

At the paper she wrote not only for the daily news but pitched ideas for several feature length series. She wrote in-depth features on issues surrounding senior citizens in poverty, daycare, First Nations and new immigrants.

In Saskatoon, she also wrote several pieces for the quarterly business publication, Saskatoon Business.



Work experience

May 2010Sep 2010


The StarPhoenix

Do interviews and write for daily news, photography, research and write long-term features.

May 2010Sep 2010

Freelance Writer

Saskatoon Business magazine

Freelancing several creative hotel stories for a "Hotel" themed issue of Saskatoon Business magazine, published four times a year.

May 2009Sep 2009

Computer Support Analyst

Environment Canada

Providing computer, printer, and internet troubleshooting for employees working at Environment Canada.


Sep 2007Apr 2011

Bachelor of Journalism

University of Regina