Gabby Velasquez is an undergraduate journalism major at the University of Missouri. She was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. Growing up, she participated in countless theatre productions working various jobs ranging from actress to director. She worked for her high school’s newspaper, earning statewide recognition for her editorial work. She has worked for the Columbia Missourian, covering higher education, and is an active performer for MU Improv, Mizzou’s long-form improvisation group. She is also a featured writer on wrestling website Smark Out Moment.
Gabby has extensive experience analyzing and writing about various forms of storytelling, especially wrestling. She exercises these skills in various mediums, from gif-making and freewriting on Tumblr to working as a member of MU Improv’s marketing team. Her knowledge of social media usage has gained her a sizable following on various platforms of social media, most noticeably on Tumblr.
She hopes to one day use the skills she learned in journalism to contribute to the professional wrestling community in any way possible.