The Daily Eastern News

2014-2015 Staff

Sean Hastings

Hey, I’m Sean Hastings. I am senior journalism major and the Sports Editor for the Daily Eastern News. I pretty much love the Chicago Blackhawks more than anything. I have a...

Stephanie Markham

My name is Stephanie Markham, and I am the editor-in-chief of The Daily Eastern News. I have previously worked as news editor, Verge editor, administration editor and staff report...

Luis Martinez

My name is Luis Martinez and I am a senior journalism major. I am the current News editor for the Daily Eastern News.  I’m a gamer, bookworm, and a writer and after graduation, I want...

Mackenzie Freund

Hey y’all! I’m Mackenzie Freund! I am a junior journalism major with a concentration in photojournalism! I love listening to music and watching Netflix whenever I am not in...

Josh Saxton

Yo! I’m Josh! I am a junior journalism major and the Photo Editor for the Daily Eastern News. I am a lover of words and rhymes, when I’m not behind the camera I’m chilling...

Katelyn Siegert

Hi, my name is Katelyn Siegert. I am currently the managing editor for The Daily Eastern News. I have also been a staff reporter, copy editor and Verge designer. I am a senior jo...

Roberto Hodge

Hi, my name is Roberto Hodge, and I am the News Editor for the Daily Eastern News.

Jehad Abbed

Hi, I am Jehad! I am a senior journalism major. I love basketball more than I love things that possess the ability to love me back. Working for the Daily Eastern News has been...

Chynna Miller

Hey. My name is Chynna Miller and I’m the photo editor. I am a senior theatre arts major. I’m short, I have curly hair, I sing opera, I do sketch comedy, and I like pandas.

Mace Mackiewicz

Hello, I am Mace. I am a copy editor here at the DEN as well as a writer for the entertainment section and I also write reviews for the Friday The Verge paper. I am a senior...

Sydney Edwards

Hi, My name is Sydney Edwards and I am a copy editor. I am going to be a freshman at EIU this fall, and I am a marketing major. I specialize in feature and news reporting, not...

Katie Smith

My name is Katie Smith. I am a journalism student at Eastern with a concentration in photojournalism and minors in creative writing and film studies. I am currently the Editor-in-Chief at...

Jarad Jarmon

Hi. My name is Jarad Jarmon, and I am the Managing Editor. I have been working at The Daily Eastern News for roughly two years. Moving through my last year at Eastern, I know...

Megan Ivey

Hi, my name is Megan Ivey. I’m a sophomore journalism major at Eastern. I work both as Associate News Editor and on the copy desk.  After graduation, I hope to pursue a career...

Stephanie White

My name is Stephanie White and I am the Entertainment Editor for The DEN for the Spring 2015 school semester and I am a junior journalism major.

Olivia S. Diggs

My name is Olivia S. Diggs. I am a Family and Consumer Sciences major at Eastern with a concentration in Hospitality Management and minors in business administration and journalism....

Kevin Hall

What up! My name is Kevin Hall.  I am a senior journalism major with a concentration in photojournalism.  I am the Spring 2015 assistant photo editor.  I would like to shoot...

Cayla Maurer

Hi my name is Cayla and I am the Verge Editor for the Spring 2015 semester.  I like cats, I love coffee and I like food more than people.

Victoria Adams

Hi, I’m Victoria Adams! I’m a senior communication major with a minor in journalism. I enjoy binge watching tv shows on Netflix and can quote every episode of Friends. This...

Rosie Sacco

Hello, my name is Rosie Sacco. I am a journalism major with a concentration in new and emerging media. I am also a copy editor for The Daily Eastern News. This is my first semester...

Anthony Catezone

Hey, I’m Anthony Catezone aka ‘Catz.’ I am a sports guru, rap enthusiast and I have more pairs of shoes than I do teeth. As a senior journalism major, I have been the sports...

Amanda Wilkinson

Hi, I'm Amanda Wilkinson. I'm a senior and I'm majoring in journalism with a concentration in photojournalism. I am the online content producer for the fall semester. I have previously...

Samantha Middendorf

Hello, my name is Samantha Middendorf and I’m a sophomore journalism major.  I am currently the Entertainment Editor.  Following graduation, I hope to pursue a career in the...

Kaylie Homann

Hello, I’m Kaylie Homann. As the Verge Designer at the News, my job is to capture photos, create graphics and layout pages for the Verge. I am a sophomore journalism major with...

Blake Warman

Hi, I'm Blake Warman. I am a junior communications major with a focus in public relations. I am currently a staff reporter for the Daily Eastern News. I am currently working toward...

Danielle Tadlock

Hello, my name is Danielle Tadlock. I'm a junior journalism major with a concentration in photojournalism and a minor in film studies. I'm a staff reporter and photographer for...

Cassie Buchman

Hi! My name is Cassie and I'm a senior journalism major. I am the current Editor in Chief at the DEN. My former positions include administration editor, city editor and staff...

Mark Shanahan

Hi, my name is Mark Shanahan and I'm going to be the Assistant Sports Editor this year. I'm a corporate communication major with a minor in Journalism. This is my third year writing...

Sam Nusbaum

Hi my name is Sam and I am a copy editor during the spring semester. Avid rock listener and dog lover, aspiring journalist in every sense of the word.

Jason Howell

Hi, my name is Jason Howell. I am a senior journalism major with an emphasis in photojournalism. I am currently the Online Editor at the Daily Eastern News and have responsibilities for all ...

Chris Picazo

My name is Chris Picazo, and I am senior journalism student. I am a transfer student from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The only thing you need to know is that I love Taylor...

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