Mia Milinovich
Mia Milinovich(she/her/hers)
News Reporter, Phoenix

Mia Milinovich expects to graduate in May 2025 with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and English literature. Milinovich is the president of Her Campus, a digital magazine for ASU women. She has worked as a marketing intern at Green Living Magazine and Gen Z Publishing.

Latest from Mia Milinovich

LGBTQ+ youth face increased risk for suicide and barriers to accessing mental health care

TUCSON – LGBTQ+ youth are facing a persistent mental health crisis and seek gender-affirming resources for support. Societal attitudes and anti-LGBTQ+ legislation create barriers to mental health care for the community.

The exterior of the Thornhill Lopez Center on 4th in downtown Tucson. (Photo by Jack Orleans/Cronkite News)

Arizona is in critical need of blood donations for sickle cell disease patients

PHOENIX — A lapse in blood donations has caused a critical blood shortage in Arizona and is affecting sickle cell disease patients. Maintaining a diverse blood supply is especially important for African Americans, who have a higher incidence of sickle cell.

John Chavez gets his blood drawn in a donation chair on Feb 10. (Photo by Jack Orleans/Cronkite news)

Local coalition and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force educate community on disparity in Black breast cancer mortality rates

PHOENIX – PHOENIX – Black women are over 40% more likely to die from breast cancer than white women, despite having a similar cancer incidence rate. The Coalition of Blacks Against Cancer and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force educate the community on the importance of screenings and follow-up care.

Coalition of Blacks Against Cancer co-founder Dr. Michele Halyard, left, and breast cancer survivor Penita Pratcher at an event, sponsored by Breast Believe, Phoenix Raceway and The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation, that offered free mammogram screenings on Nov. 2, 2023. (Photo courtesy of City of Avondale)