Hometown: Nebraska City, Nebraska
Marcella Mercer is a junior journalism major. She’s an assistant news editor at the Daily Nebraskan. This past summer, she held an internship at the Norfolk Daily News in Norfolk, Nebraska. In the spring, she’ll work as a fellow for the Omaha World-Herald and continue there as an intern this summer. Her favorite areas of journalism are human interest pieces and telling the stories of underserved people.