Allison Frick graduated in May from the University of Maryland with dual degrees in broadcast journalism and Spanish. She is a local girl, originally from Silver Spring, Md. During her years at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, she worked on the set of the college’s cable news station, UMTV, and interned with local CBS affiliate WUSA*9 and Metromix.com, one of the capital’s fastest-growing local entertainment sites. She also freelanced for Unwind! magazine, a quarterly literary magazine produced by students. Frick can be reached this summer at allison.frick@news21.com.