The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

2022-2023 Staff

Luke Taylor is a senior journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Editor-in-Chief

Luke Taylor

Luke Taylor is a senior journalism major. He previously served as summer Editor-in-Chief, associate news editor, news editor and multimedia news editor at The News.

Madelyn Kidd is a senior journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
News Editor

Madelyn Kidd

Madelyn Kidd is a senior public affairs reporting major. She previously served as Editor-in-Chief of The Navigator at Lake Land College and managing editor at The News.

Rob Le Cates is a sophomore journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Photo Editor

Rob Le Cates

Rob Le Cates is a sophomore journalism major. He previously served as the assistant photo editor at The News.

Ashanti Thomas is a junior digital media technology major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Assistant Photo Editor

Ashanti Thomas

Ashanti Thomas is a junior digital media major. She previously served as photo editor at The News.

Autumn Schulz is a junior sports media relations major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Sports Editor

Autumn Schulz

Autumn Schulz is a junior sports media relations major. She previously served as the assistant sports editor at The News.

Ellen Dooley is a sophomore special education standard major. and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Opinions Editor

Ellen Dooley

Ellen Dooley is a sophomore special education major. She previously served as a columnist at The News.

Ian Palacios is a senior English major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Columnist

Ian Palacios

Ian Palacios is a senior English and philosophy major. This is his third semester at The News.

Rangachary Tupurani is a graduate student studying technology. He can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Photographer

Rangachary Tupurani

Rangachary Tupurani is a graduate student studying technology. He can be reached at 217-581-2812.

Adriana Hernandez-Santana is a senior broadcast journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Junior Feature Editor

Adriana Hernadez-Santana

Adriana Hernandez-Santana is a senior broadcast journalism major. She can be reached at 581-2812 or at [email protected]

Brie Coder

Brie Coder is a graduate student in communication and leadership. She can be reached at [email protected] or 217-581-2812.

Camron Hardy is a sophomore journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Campus Editor

Cam’ron Hardy

Cam'ron is a sophomore journalism major. He previously served as a reporter at The News.

Drew Coffey is a sophomore television and video production major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Reporter, Columnist

Drew Coffey

Drew is a sophomore television and video production major. This is his second semester at The News.

Will Simmons is a senior broadcast journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Cartoonist

Will Simmons

Will Simmons is a senior broadcast journalism major. This is his third semester at The News.

Katja Benz is a senior English major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Reporter

Katja Benz

Katja Benz is a senior English major. This is her third semester at The News.

Kyara Moarles-Rodriguez is a senior English major major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
Reporter

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez is a senior English major. She previously served as associate news editor at The News.