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BYU Intern Working in Pacific Communication Office Encourages Others to Express Creativity

Travis Wangsgaard, a Brigham Young University student currently remotely interning with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Pacific Area Communication Office, says he wants to share his talents while he can, and encourage others to grow their talents by trying new things.

Travis Wangsgaard.
Travis Wangsgaard.
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As an intern in the Church’s Pacific communication office, he is writing and editing articles for Pacific Newsroom as well as working on other projects including a webinar series about strengthening families.

"The more we use our talents, the more we learn about how to communicate with others," he says. 

"I chose to work in communications because I want to learn more about how I can help individuals to be heard. I believe that creating a better environment for positive communication starts by inviting creativity."

Wangsgaard and some of his fellow BYU students recently released an album on Spotify and Apple music. The album contains a number of a cappella cover versions of contemporary songs.

He says his inspiration is "looking for ways to share music in new and interesting ways. A Cappella music is about taking a bunch of individual parts and singers and creating a cohesive message as a group."

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