Staff

 

 

Olivia Halverson – Editor in Chief 

Olivia is a senior journalism and mass communication major with a print concentration and a graphic design minor. Olivia loves many aspects of journalism, but considers writing her “first love.” She hopes to have a career that allows her to share the untold stories of inspiring people all over the world through the arts of written word, photography and design.

 

 

Rachel Williams – Managing Editor/Print

Rachel is a senior journalism mass communication major with concentrations in print and advertising. After graduation she hopes to find a job that combines her passions for writing and creativity. In her free time, Rachel enjoys watching food documentaries, cooking and being a dog mom.

 

 

Natascha Anderson – Copy Chief

Natascha is a journalism and mass communication major with concentrations in print and broadcast, as well as a minor in film production. She hopes to one day live in New York City working in a field that shares her belief in the art and importance of storytelling. In her free time, Natascha loves traveling the world, belting show tunes and obsessively watching Christopher Nolan movies.

 

 

Emma Pohlman – Art Director

Emma is a senior journalism and mass communication major with concentrations in advertising and print. After graduation she hopes work in marketing for an organization that drives her passions. Emma fills her free time with exploring new restaurants and bars in Birmingham and watching ‘90s sitcoms.

 

 

Emily Frazier – Photo Editor

Emily is a junior journalism and mass communication major with a concentration in print and a minor in social entrepreneurship and nonprofit management. Emily is a visual storyteller pursuing social and environmental advocacy businesses and nonprofits. Acquiring inspiration from the outdoors, different cultures and city streets, Emily finds herself in long days on the trails, in the sunshine on the coast and in coffee shops from Florida to Washington.

 

 

Patrick Smith – Digital Editor

Patrick is a senior journalism and mass communication major with a concentration in broadcast media as well as a minor in film production. When he isn’t busy being a student at Samford, he binges Netflix and consumes way too many podcasts. After he graduates in May, he will be working with Reformed University Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Huntsville as an RUF Intern. He one day hopes to write and edit film and television.

 

 

Dan Zhao – Deputy Digital Editor

Dan Zhao is a senior journalism and mass communication major with a concentration in print and a minor in general business. After graduation, she is going to get her master degree at Loughborough located in London. She is dreaming of becoming a good journalist and trying her best to achieve this goal.

 

 

Hannah Diamond – Social Media/Audience Engagement Specialist

“Hannah is a senior journalism and mass communication major from Alpharetta, GA. She is concentrating in print and broadcast journalism with a minor in Spanish. Upon her graduation, Hannah aspires to be a social media manager working with live music events. In her free time, she enjoys reading, taking pictures, hiking and playing soccer. Her favorite part of Birmingham is all the unique, hole-in-the-wall restaurants the city has to offer.”

 

 

 

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