Quini Amma


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Quini was born in Iraq, raised in Turkey and moved to Chicago when she was 4.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism at Columbia College Chicago and her Masters in Digital Storytelling and Writing from Loyola University. During her time at Loyola University, Quini worked with the school news station “The Luc News” and also was a part of “Rambler Sports Locker”.

When Quini isn’t in the newsroom, she enjoys hiking, reading books and writing.

She is also a food addict, specifically cheeseburgers, and is always looking for the next delicious find!

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