Why Choose Journalism School Over MFA or PhD Programs - Rachel Lehmann-Haupt

In Chapter 5 of 11 of her 2009 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, author and journalist Rachel Lehmann-Haupt shares why she chose to attend journalism school over MFA and PhD programs.  Before graduate school, Lehmann-Haupt goes undercover investigating the 1990s San Francisco underground rave culture.  Finding joy in taking real-world events and filtering them through her creative lens to create a story takes Lehmann-Haupt to Berkeley for her Masters in Journalism Studies.