Denise Horn, a native of Scotch Plains, New Jersey is a senior journalism major at Howard University in Washington, DC. At Howard University, she works as a contributing writer for the Howard University News’ Service. She currently interns with CNN’s political unit and has held previous internships with ABC News’ Justice Department, USA Network and the NBC Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Upon graduation in May, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in public policy with hopes of becoming a political correspondent. Horn has wanted to be a journalist since she was five years old.