Tracey Goldner's Profile

Tracey Goldner is in her first year of journalism graduate studies at the University of Missouri. She plans to specialize in print and digital news reporting and expects to graduate in the spring of 2015.

Goldner shares a hometown with Nike, Inc. Can you guess it? (hint: Think Oregon State University's mascot)

She earned a Bachelor's in Business Administration from Pacific Lutheran University in 2004, and spent her mid-20s writing web content for an Oregon-based nonprofit called Medical Teams International.

She joined the Peace Corps in 2010 and spent two years in Turkmenistan working as a community health educator. Upon returning to the U.S., she moved to New York City and served a year with AmeriCorps as a volunteer coordinator for Harlem RBI.

When not in school, Goldner spends her time running the MKT, biking, practicing yoga and exploring Columbia.