In 2017, Freda served as the assistant news editor of The Ball State Daily News. She also maintained a news reporting position as the assistant editor. Freda was a Daily News reporter for nearly three years and wrote more than 100 stories about the Ball State community, Indiana General Assembly legislation and crime in Delaware County.
Now, Freda works as a stringer reporter for The Star Press and The Commercial Review in Portland, Indiana, covering Delaware and Jay counties.
In her spare time, Freda teaches fourth- and fifth-graders Spanish at Burris Laboratory School in Muncie, Indiana.