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Editors You May Know Fall 2017


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Barbara Bell ’18

Editor-in-Chief

Major: English, Political Science, Spanish

Hometown: Darien, CT

Favorite newsroom moment: Whenever anyone couldn’t come up with a headline.

Future role with the paper: Rude. My time on The Bucknellian is now over, but I still plan to infiltrate the newsroom on Wednesdays and look forward to watching Liz take it all in stride!

 

Caroline Fassett ’18

Print Managing Editor

Major: English and Political Science

Hometown: Harding Twp., NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: Any time I got to exercise my authority over others (especially Charles).

Future role with the paper: This category is mean and I refuse to legitimize it by responding.

 

Lynn Korsun ’18

Print Presentation Director

Major: Psychology and German

Hometown: New Canaan, CT

Favorite newsroom moment: Any time Julie or John try to come up with Special Features headlines.

Future role with the paper: I don’t like change. I’m staying on as Print Presentation Director until I am forcibly removed.

 

Ellen O’Donnell ’18

Web Presentation Director & Advertising Manager

Major: MIDE

Hometown: Morristown, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: When Barb introduced herself to the editorial staff as Barbara, Babs or Barb on the first day.

Future role with the paper: Ad👏ver👏tis👏ing👏  Man👏a👏ger👏

 

Jared Shapiro ’20

Graphics Manager & Web Managing Editor

Major: Management, Undecided

Hometown: Bethesda, MD

Favorite newsroom moment: Building a global Bucknellopoly brand with Charles and spending time with Julie.

Future role with the paper: Graphics Manager & Web Managing Editor. As you can see I’m a big fan of change. And pizza. I really like pizza.

 

Erin Ditmar ’18

Photography Co-Editor

Major: Chemical Engineering

Hometown: Manahawkin, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: Any week when all photos were ready to go by Wednesday night.

Future role with the paper: 6 semesters later, would you expect me anywhere else?

 

Caroline Sullivan ’19

Photography Co-Editor and Social Media Co-Manager

Major: Psychology and Political Science

Hometown: Chappaqua, NY

Favorite newsroom moment: Working with Erin and Lindsay to get great photos for the paper and increase our web views (follow @thebucknellian!).

Future role with the paper: Taking a brief hiatus from the paper to study abroad. Ciao!

 

Lindsay Erickson ’18

Social Media Manager

Major: Political Science

Hometown: Riverside, CT

Favorite newsroom moment: Watching Caroline attempt to hum Little Drummer Boy for The Office promo.

Future role with the paper: Social Media Manager

 

Elizabeth Worthington ’18

News Co-Editor

Major: English and Psychology

Hometown: Ambler, PA

Favorite newsroom moment: When the food arrives. Just kidding, it’s probably any time Julie Spierer opens her mouth.

Future role with the paper: Editor-in-chief…Is now a good time to say I changed my mind?

 

Madison Weaver ’19

News Co-Editor

Major: Creative Writing and Multimedia Communications

Hometown: New Brighton, PA

Favorite newsroom moment: Anything on the quote board… or the Jell-O stapler.

Future role with the paper: Stalking the news section from Dublin.

 

India Burns ’21

News Layout Editor

Hometown: NYC

Favorite newsroom moment: Finishing my first layout design and feeling proud about it!

Future role with paper: News Layout Editor

 

Kathryn Nicolai ’20

Investigative News Editor

Major: English

Hometown: Pleasantville, NY

Favorite newsroom moment: Reading through the quote board.

Future role with the paper: News Editor

 

Charles Beers ’19

Satire Co-Editor

Major: Computer Science and Creative Writing

Hometown: Huntington, NY

Favorite newsroom moment: Planning and filming our TV show.

Future role with the paper: Researching Greek satire, directing future The Bucknellian episodes overseas

 

Jon Meier ’20

Satire Co-Editor

Major: Creative Writing and Political Science

Hometown: Old Tappan, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: Charles’s mom sent him brownies and I ate like four of them.

Future role with the paper: $atire God (Satire Editor).

 

John Romei ’20

Satire Layout Editor

Major: Management

Hometown: Montvale, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: Eating the rest of Charles’ mom’s brownies.

Future role with the paper: $atire L@yout God (Satire Layout Editor).

 

Lauren Whelan ’18

Sports Co-Editor

Major: MIDE

Hometown: Essex Fells, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: Working with the wonderful editorial board!

Future role with the paper: 🙁

 

Elise Covert ’20

Sports Co-Editor

Major: Applied Math

Hometown: Kennett Square, PA

Favorite newsroom moment: Literally every week when Lauren and I think we’re way behind and then walk into the newsroom on Wednesday night and realize that we’ve already sent all our articles in because we actually do know what we’re doing!

Future role with the paper: Still trying to convince people to care about sports.

 

Schuyler Platt ’18

Sports Layout Editor

Major: Economics

Hometown: Darien, CT

Favorite newsroom moment: Honestly whenever Charles’s mom sends us cookies/cupcakes/brownies my day is usually made.

Future role with the paper: Sports Layout Editor

 

Sam Rosenblatt ’20

Opinions Co-Editor 

Major: Political Science and Spanish ‘20      

Hometown: Newton, MA

Favorite newsroom moment: When Barbara and Caroline asked for a Bucknellian shoutout while I was playing guitar on WVBU. Also, writing last minute satire articles with Charles.

Future role with the paper: Opinions Editor

 

Maddie Boone ’18

Opinions Co-Editor

Major: International Relations ’18

Hometown: Warren, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: It isn’t a single moment, but every week I love hearing the brainstorming that goes into Satire article titles.

Future role with the paper: Ops Editor Emeritus. Yes, I did just make that up.

 

Olivia Braito ’19

Opinions Layout Editor

Major: Economics & Studio Art

Hometown: East Williston, NY

Favorite newsroom moment: Literally anything Julie or Ellen say I find funny so whenever either of them are talking.

Future role with the paper: Opinions Layout Editor

 

Natalie Spears ’18

Special Features Co-Editor

Major: Political Science

Hometown: Fairfield, CT

Favorite newsroom moment: When we attempt to come up with clever features headlines that usually end up being extremely cheesy or weird.

Future role with the paper: Hopefully continuing to write for the features section!

 

Julie Spierer ’19

Special Features Co-Editor

Major: Psychology & Film/Media Studies

Hometown: Wyckoff, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: All of the endless giggles, and sitting next to Charles, and admiring Jared!

Future role with the paper: Social Chair ;), Special Features Editor & Social Media Co-Manager

 

Janey Woo ’20

Special Features Layout Editor

Major: Education

Hometown: Mahwah, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: My second or third week of The Bucknellian when all 4 hours of labor got deleted so I had to redo the entire thing in an hour the next morning, but I was still a newbie so I just had to laugh it off and say it’s ok. Also, whenever there’s any last minute changes.

Future role with the paper: Special Features Layout Editor forever

 

Fallon Goldberg ’20

Special Features Layout Editor

Major: Biology and Economics

Hometown: Scotch Plains, NJ

Favorite newsroom moment: When THE Barbara Bell asked for my snap

Future role with the paper: Special features Layout Editor

 

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