Meet the Interns: Ellie Trebilcock

A new group of 605 Magazine interns is about to start making their mark on our website and in our pages.

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This week, we get to know Ellie Trebilcock, a 19-year-old Sioux Falls native studying journalism and political science at U of M Twin Cities.

What’s your dream job?

Ellie Trebilcock: Professional reader.

What are your top three favorite movies?

ET.  10 Things I Hate About You, Austenland, and The Princess Bride.

What about your top three favorite bands?

ET: Florence and the Machine, Marina and the Diamonds, and Taylor Swift.

Tell us about the best vacation you’ve ever taken.

ET: The best vacation I ever took was to Washington D.C., because I’m a super nerd who loves history and government.

Aside from your internship, what are you looking forward to most this summer?

ET: I’m really excited to see the Florence and the Machine in concert this summer. (She’s my FAVORITE.)

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Coffee or tea?

ET: Tea, please.

What’s your drink?

ET: Root beer.

If you could eat one food for a whole year, it would be…

ET: Cantaloupe.

If you could live in any world city for one year, it would be…

ET: London.

What’s your favorite activity on a day off?

ET: Reading.

Are you a dog or cat person – or both?

ET: I can’t choose between cats and dogs. I love them both equally.

Do you have pets? Who are they?

ET: My golden retriever – Josie, my Schnoodle – Lucy, my cat – Ronde.

What’s your favorite South Dakota restaurant?

ET: Grille 26.

What’s your favorite South Dakota attraction?

ET: Chapel in the Hills.

What are you looking forward to most about your 605 internship?

ET: I’m excited to learn from experienced  journalists who will help me develop my skills.

What’s the number one thing you hope to get out of your internship?

ET: When I’m finished with my internship, I hope to be more confident and knowledgeable about the journalism process.


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