U-High Midway

Berk Oto

Berk Oto, Editor-in-Chief

Berk Oto is an Editor-In-Chief on the U-High Midway and a member of the class of 2022. He joined the Midway as a freshman with the Beginning Journalism program in the 2018-19 school year. He enjoys learning and collaborating with other Midway staff members, writing profiles and expressing his opinions through columns. In addition to working for the Midway, he is also a team captain of the U-High debate team.

 

Awards:

2020 Journalism Education Association National Student Media Contests, Virtual: Superior, press law and ethics

2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association: First place, single-page story package (with Ella Beiser, Julian Ingersoll, Ace Zhang), 96.2 p12 Whole new headspace

2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association: Third place, COVID-19 coverage (with Abigail Slimmon), Beach family repatriated after being stranded in Peru

2019 Illinois Journalism Education Association: Second place, single-story package (with Priyanka Shrijay, Grace Zhang, Jacob Posner, Leland Culver, Risa Cohen)

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PHOTO: Varsity boys soccer

PHOTO: Varsity boys soccer

September 10, 2021
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