Bridget Dowd is a former KJZZ news intern who started working as a reporter in December 2017. She’s a senior at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and will graduate in May 2018. Dowd fell in love with radio during her freshman year when she joined Blaze Radio, ASU’s student-run radio station. She is the current station manager and former news director of Blaze Radio. She also spent time interning for “Dateline” and “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly” on NBC at Universal Studios in Los Angeles.
Dowd grew up in in the Pacific Northwest but came to Arizona for college. She also spends time fostering kittens and working for a local animal shelter. She has special interests in disability journalism and crime reporting.
In her spare time, she’s likely to be surrounded by cats or indulging in her true-crime obsession.