This New Jersey native graduated from North Carolina A&T State University with a B.S. in Journalism & Mass Communications this past May and jumped right into Columbia University Journalism School’s centennial class as a M.S. in Digital Media candidate three months later. Her journalism experience includes positions such as reporter, news editor, and managing editor of A&T’s campus newspaper The A&T Register. She has also served as reporting intern at the Greensboro News & Record in North Carolina and the Danville Advocate-Messanger in Kentucky. In addition, Sylvia has been a part of two great programs: The Freedom Forum Diversity Institute Multimedia Program (2011) and NABJ’s Student Projects Program (2012). She’s been an active member of NABJ since 2010 and the 2012 recipient of NABJ’s Digital Task Force Scholarship Award. firstname.lastname@example.org
Originally from Baltimore, he graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in 2012 with a B.A. in history and African Diaspora Studies. Upon graduating, he participated in the New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New Orleans, and interned at NBC’s Today Show in New York City as the 2012 NABJ Summer Fellow. As an active 2-year member of NABJ, he’s a master of science candidate at Columbia University, and studies broadcast journalism.
A former digital media marketing maven, Izzy is currently a digital media concentration at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She served as Managing Editor of The New York View and contributed articles covering Crown Heights, Brooklyn focusing on business reporting. Izzy enjoys writing about media, technology, business and politics. Email her at email@example.com or athttp://about.me/izzybest
Cassie Owens is a student reporter and freelance journalist. She specializes in cultural reporting. She studied Comparative Literature at Brown University for undergrad before completing a Fulbright in Brazil. For her Fulbright, she researched the literature of Brazilian favelas (slums.) After returning stateside, she wrote as a contributor for Philadelphia City Paper. She also interned at Val Shively’s R&B Records, the home to four million 45s that span the rhythm and blues tradition.
Lance Dixon is a full-time M.S. newspaper concentrator who earned a degree in English with a journalism minor from Morehouse College in Atlanta and served for three years as a staff writer, associate news editor and managing editor of the Maroon Tiger student newspaper. He is a former press intern for the William J. Clinton Foundation and a student member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Lance was a member of the print team for the student projects at the 2012 convention in New Orleans and looks forward to growing in the national organization and contributing to sustainable growth in Columbia’s chapter. Twitter: @LDixon_3 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Danielle Bennett, Public Relations & Special Affairs Committee
Michaelle Bond, General Member
Khadijah Carter, Public Relations & Special Affairs Committee
Matthew Claiborne, General Member
Rachael Johnsom, General Member
Ntshepeng Motema, General Member
Kristen Reed, Public Relations & Special Affairs Committee
Matthew Vann, Public Relations & Special Affairs Committee
Meghan Washington, Multimedia Committee Social Media Chair
Kaitlyn Wells, Multimedia Committee Website and Social Media Chair