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Sydney Lasike smiles at the camera, sunlight shining behind her. She is wearing a graduation cap.

Sydney Lasike

News Reporter

Sydney Lasike graduated from Dixie State University, in St. George, Utah, in 3 years with a bachelors degree in Media Studies (Multimedia Journalism Emphasis). There, she competed as a student-athlete on the women’s volleyball team, and was the Features Editor of the school newspaper, Dixie Sun News. She was awarded the 2021 Media Studies Student of the Year Award, and graduated with Latin Honors - Magna Cum Laude.

She is currently pursuing a masters degree at Utah State University in Logan, Utah in Communication Studies while also working part-time as a graduate instructor. She teaches undergraduate students at USU in classes such as Interpersonal Communication and Public Speaking.

While teaching and continuing her education, she also works part-time for Utah Public Radio as a General News Reporter. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and has won an award through that organization as Dixie State University’s 2021 Journalism Graduate of the Year.