Amber Ainsworth is a senior studying journalism at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. While in college, she was the arts and entertainment editor and editor in chief of her university’s newspaper. In those positions, she covered concerts and University of Michigan football. She currently works at a local news station in Detroit, where she has brought a focus on local music to the station’s website coverage. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at Michigan’s state parks, exploring with friends, writing and taking photos in Detroit. When she graduates, she wants to travel.
Jack Hastings is a rising junior studying print journalism and English at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. Hastings is originally from Hillsboro, ND. He is currently involved at his campus newspaper, The Spectrum, as the incoming editor-in-chief and is also a member of the NDSU Student Media Board. Hastings began at The Spectrum as an arts and entertainment writer and later became the arts and entertainment editor his freshman year. During his sophomore year, Hastings was the co-copy editor and managing editor of the newspaper. Following graduation, Hastings would like to pursue a career within media or publishing.
Kaycee is a student at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. She currently studies communications and design, and has a passion for pretty typography. She love garage rock, surfer rock, and garage-surfer rock. When it comes to music, there is nothing better than distorted guitar and crowd surfing. When she is not hitting a show in some dingy basement bar, you can find her playing Magic the Gathering or enjoying a nice graphic novel (she likes the pictures). Finally, like every twenty-something, Kaycee love travelling,exploring and lattes. She hope that one day I can make a career out of that.
Mrisha Sharma is from India and a recent graduate from Pennsylvania State University in Journalism. She has worked as a writing intern with World in Conversation Student Diplomacy Center at Penn State University and as a Journalist at High Plains Reader. She aspires to become a multimedia journalist as well as a producer. She enjoys historic places and learning about new cultures around the world. Traveling is her passion. Her dream job would include lots of traveling while exploring cultures around the world. She lives in India currently with her family and has traveled quite a bit around the world.
Rachel Levy is a rising senior at Shenandoah University double majoring in Mass Communications and Business Administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship. Rachel is the sports editor for the student run school newspaper at her college. She is also the PR representative for the record label on her university’s campus. Rachel is also the Master of Rituals for her business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. When Rachel is home in New York she spends her time coaching lacrosse and cross country and track. When she is not coaching, Rachel is either out hiking or attending concerts. After graduation she hopes to get a job in the communications field.