What is the Husky Herald?

The Husky Herald is an independent, student-run, online and print monthly news publication dedicated to the University of Washington Bothell’s student body community. Since its debut on October 13, 2008, it has grown rapidly, producing daily content that is relevant and interesting to students. It has proven to be UW Bothell student’s number one resource for information regarding campus events, Husky sports, student clubs & organizations, and much more!

“The Husky Herald serves to inform and educate the growing and diverse University of Washington Bothell community through student-centered and innovative journalism. Using the 21st century popular model of convergence journalism, Husky Herald integrates best practices across all disciplines, programs, and interested community partners. Through this multimedia platform, Husky Herald deepens and broadens community engagement by providing leadership opportunities for students to report, write, design, edit and produce news creatively and ethically. It is the vision and goal of Husky Herald to develop partnerships and strategic plans that encourage a sustained and independent student voice. Finally, Husky Herald serves a public, particularly of students, by reporting relevant, useful, and interesting information that makes the university system and its resources more transparent.

Meet the Editors!


Hello! My name is Ashley Creech (she/her) and I am the editor-in-chief of the Husky Herald for this upcoming year! I am currently in my fourth year at the University of Washington Bothell and am majoring in both Media & Communication Studies and Business Marketing. I am very excited to return for another year with the Herald and cannot wait to work with student contributors who are passionate about writing and reporting!

You can email me at uwbeic@uw.edu!


Hello! My name is Madeleine Jenness (she/her) and I’m the Assistant Editor for the Husky Herald! I am a senior at UW Bothell and an alumna of Edmonds College. After volunteering for the Herald last year, I’m very excited to have the opportunity to officially work on the paper. I see amazing opportunities for us to expand online while we’re working from home, and I look forward to growing the Herald’s online presence this year.

You can email me at uwbae@uw.edu!