The Daily Eastern News

2015-2016 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...

Abbey Whittington

Hello, I'm Abbey Whittington. I am a freshman journalism major with a minor in woman's studies. I am a lover of music from pop artists like Beyonce to metal bands like the Black...

Lynnsey Veach

Hi, my name is Lynnsey and I am a junior journalism major with minors in political science and public relations. I am currently the City Reporter for the DEN. I love watching G...

Liz Dowell

I am a senior with a Major in Journalism, concentration in photojournalism with a minor in creative writing. Hogwarts wouldn't accept me so I became a copy editor for the Daily Eastern ...

Andrew McCue

Hello! I’m Andrew McCue, a senior and English major and copy editor for the Daily Eastern News. I’m also pursuing double-minors in Creative and Professional writing. When not...

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.

Blake Nash

Hi I’m Blake Nash. I’m the assistant sports editor at the Daily Eastern News. I’ve covered sports for three years including track, volleyball, football and men’s basketball....

Analicia Haynes

Hello, my name is Analicia Carmen Haynes and I’m a journalism major and the Managing Editor for The Daily Eastern News. I absolutely love to write, however this year I d...

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...

Abbey Whittington

Hello, my name is Abbey Whittington and I embody the looks and characteristics of the cartoon character Daria. I am a sophomore journalism major and I will be spending my second...

Molly Dotson

¡Hola! Molly is the name taking pictures is the game. I’m a senior majoring in journalism with a concentration in photojournalism and I’m also minoring in anthropology. I’m Photo E...

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...

Shelby Niehaus

My name is Shelby Niehaus. I am a senior English (with professional writing concentration) and English language arts major who wandered into journalism for love of grammar and order....

Janet Pernell

My name is Janet Pernell. I am currently a staff reporter. I am a freshman Journalism major. I have a soft spot for dogs and cats.

T'Nerra Butler

Hey! I'm T'Nerra and I am a journalism major. In my spare time I LOVE to read and I have a dog named Simba. In one word I would describe myself as  straightforward. ...

Lauren McQueen

My name is Lauren McQueen. I’m a senior journalism major with a concentration in editing. This is my third year working for the Daily Eastern News. I am currently a sports design...

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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