Kayla Johnson


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Kayla Johnson is the editor in chief of The Daily Cardinal. Currently a junior in the UW-Madison School of Journalism, she oversees the daily production of the 120-year-old independent student newspaper. Kayla began her career at the Cardinal as the campus editor in 2010 when she covered the dynamic protests of Gov. Scott Walker’s university budget cuts, and the subsequent departure of Chancellor Biddy Martin.

Originally from Minneapolis, Kayla will return to her hometown next fall to work on U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar’s 2012 campaign. She will graduate in May 2013.