Minju graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2019, where she studied journalism and minored in public relations and Spanish. She mostly recently worked as a reporting intern for the daily newscast at WBEZ in Chicago. Previously, she has worked at KNBC in Los Angeles as an investigative team intern and at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as an editing intern. As a native to the Chicagoland area, Minju grew up in the northwest suburb of Buffalo Grove and now resides in Lincoln Park. Passionate about multimedia forms of storytelling, she hopes to venture further into audio and video production for her career.