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CLASS OF 2021

Pablo Álvarez
Pablo Álvarez
https://www.facebook.com/PabloAlvasatti

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
College: BMCC, CCNY, NYU
Major: Spanish literature (BA) Spanish Cr. Wr. (MFA)
Dream Job: Columnist, Documental direction
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Shervin Abdolhamidi
Shervin Abdolhamidi
@the_misadventures_of_shervin

Hometown: New York
College: New York University
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Dream Job: Vox News Vlogger, Freelance journalist/documentary maker
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Angel Adegbesan
Angel Adegbesan
Twitter:@angeladegbesan//Instagram:@henyt_

Hometown: Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria //NYC
College: York College, CUNY
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: to be an Editor!!!
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Clark Adomaitis
Clark Adomaitis
instagram: @drittypope twitter: @drittypope

Hometown: Floral Park, NY
College: The City College of New York
Major: International Studies
Dream Job: Audio Producer (Podcast, etc.)
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Vanessa Ague
Vanessa Ague
Twitter: @vanessakayague

Hometown: Branford, CT
College: Yale University
Major: Economics & Music
Dream Job: Staff Music Critic
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Olivia Bensimon
Olivia Bensimon
Twitter: @OliviaBensimon

Hometown: Paris/New York
College: New York University
Major: History and Journalism
Dream Job: Producer/Reporter
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Alexandra Bishop White
Alexandra Bishop White
none

Hometown: Freeport, NY
College: Wesleyan University
Major: European history, literature & philosophy
Dream Job: working as an economic reporter at a major national publication
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Paola Bodano
Paola Bodano
powergreens.org // IG: paolabodano // FB: Paola Bodano // Twitter: paolabodano

Hometown: West New York, NJ or Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
College: NJIT
Major: Architecture
Dream Job: Spanish Reporter or Spanish Show Host
Pronouns: No pronouns. Please refer to me by my first name.
Roberto Bolanos
Roberto Bolanos
Twitter: @tito_vicente89, Faceook: Guerrero de Madera/ Youtube: Guerrero de Madera. Instagram: Guerrero de Madera

Hometown: The Bronx, NY
College: Hunter college, LaGuardia Community College
Major: History
Dream Job: White House Correspondent and Spanish Show Host.
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Jessica Brown
Jessica Brown


Moses Bustos
Moses Bustos
@bustosmoses

Hometown: the bronx
College: fordham university
Major: english
Dream Job: journalist
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Megan Caceres
Megan Caceres
instagram: megcaceres_

Hometown: White Plains, New York
College: Baruch College
Major: Political Science
Dream Job: Broadcast Journalist/ News Anchor
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Carla Canning
Carla Canning


Victoria Capraro
Victoria Capraro
@Victoria_caps and victoriajcapraro.com

Hometown: Denver
College: The New School
Major: Nonfiction Writing
Dream Job: To have multiple streams of income. I want to build a solid brand so I can make money from freelancing, blogging, and patreoning. I'd like a staff position at a newspaper or magazine. I'd like to do some editorial work as well. I want passive forms of income (sales of, say, a book) and active ones (publishing articles)
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Audrey Carleton
Audrey Carleton
https://twitter.com/audreyjcarleton

Hometown: Rockville, Maryland
College: McGill University
Major: Sociology, Environment
Dream Job: Environmental Journalist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Kirstin Cheers
Kirstin Cheers
@kirstinlcheers - twitter/IG/youtube

Hometown: Memphis, TN
College: University of Memphis
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: CNN Political analyst and reporter
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Jo Constantz
Jo Constantz
@_ConstantJo

Hometown: Arlington, Virginia
College: The University of Virginia
Major: Political & Social Thought
Dream Job: investigative reporter
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Neimra Coulibaly
Neimra Coulibaly


Breona Couloote
Breona Couloote
Twitter and Instagram: @fkabreona

Hometown: Valley Stream
College: The City College of New York
Major: Psychology
Dream Job: TV News Producer
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Radhamely Deleon
Radhamely Deleon
Twitter: @radhamely

Hometown: Yonkers, New York
College: City College of New York
Major: English, Journalism
Dream Job: Senior Culture Editor
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Sahalie Donaldson
Sahalie Donaldson
Instagram: @sahalieonthedaily Twitter: @SahalieD

Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin
College: BYU
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: I'd love to do long form political stories with the Atlantic
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Patrick Elliott
Patrick Elliott
pat_elliott

Hometown: Philadelphia
College: Washington College
Major: Political Science
Dream Job: Investigative Reporter for Major Television Network
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Ibtasam Elmaliki
Ibtasam Elmaliki
Twitter: @ElmalikiIbtasam

Hometown: Queens
College: City College of New York
Major: Political Science
Dream Job: News Writer
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Brian Evans
Brian Evans
@brillhouse

Hometown: Scarsdale
College: University at Buffalo
Major: English
Dream Job: Network producer / New York Times White House correspondent
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Andreas Fautsch
Andreas Fautsch
twitter: @dimitrifautsch

Hometown: San Diego
College: Northwestern
Major: Organizational Change
Dream Job: Writer for Last Week Tonight
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Alexandra Ford
Alexandra Ford
Instagram @msalexford

Hometown: Baltimore, MD
College: University of MD
Major: Political Science
Dream Job: Data Journalist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Hannah Fullmer
Hannah Fullmer
instagram: @hannah.fullmer

Hometown: Canton, Ohio
College: University of Chicago
Major: English
Dream Job: reporter at WBEZ Chicago
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Brandon Futernick
Brandon Futernick
Facebook: Brandon Reese

Hometown: Valley Stream, NY
College: CUNY Queens, Nassau Community College
Major: Psychology
Dream Job: Music journalist
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Bruce Gil
Bruce Gil
Twitter: @brucgl

Hometown: Las Vegas
College: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Major: Journalism and Media Studies
Dream Job: Investigative reporter for a newspaper or public radio station somewhere in the American Southwest.
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Jason Gonzalez
Jason Gonzalez
@jaygon15 (Twitter)/@jay_gon_15 (Instagram)

Hometown: Brooklyn/Queens
College: LIU Bklyn/Pace University
Major: Health Sciences
Dream Job: Writing for a major publication. Preferably about sports.
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Natallia Gutierrez
Natallia Gutierrez
https://twitter.com/natsinats_

Hometown: Mexico City
College: Universidad del Valle de México
Major: Communications
Dream Job: Owning my own media company
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Syed Haq
Syed Haq
Twitter: @Syed_U_Haq & Instagram: thesyedhaq

Hometown: New York City
College: Brooklyn College
Major: Journalism and Media Studies
Dream Job: Reporter/Farmer
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Cheyann Harris
Cheyann Harris
Twitter: @HarrisCheyann

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
College: Brooklyn College
Major: Journalism and Media Studies
Dream Job: Entertainment Journalist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Richard Heaton
Richard Heaton
Twitter: @zanderlex

Hometown: Queens
College: York College, Kingsborough Community College, St. John's University
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: Sportswriter
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Natalie Hernandez
Natalie Hernandez
Instagram @natsuniverse, LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliemhernandez1/

Hometown: New York, New York
College: Pace University
Major: Digital Journalism, minor in politics
Dream Job: National news correspondent!
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Parker Herren
Parker Herren
Twitter & Instagram: @parkerdelrey

Hometown: Wichita Falls, TX
College: Texas Christian University
Major: Modern Dance
Dream Job: Film Critic
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Sara Herschander
Sara Herschander
Twitter: @sherschander; Instagram: @s.ara_aaa; LinkedIn: /Sara-Herschander

Hometown: East Setauket, NY
College: Boston University
Major: International Relations
Dream Job: Independent Journalist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers or They/Them/Theirs
Roland Hesmondhalgh
Roland Hesmondhalgh
Twitter: @RBHesmondhalgh / Website: www.TheFTAP.com / Facebook: Roland Hesmondhalgh

Hometown: Key West, Florida
College: Florida Institute of Technology, New York University, Florida Polytechnic, University of Florida, University of West Florida
Major: Multiplatform Journalism
Dream Job: Somewhere between investigative journalist and combat photographer.
Pronouns: No pronouns. Please refer to me by my first name.
Brenna Holland
Brenna Holland
brennaeholland

Hometown: Englewood
College: William Paterson University
Major: Double major: Women & Gender Studies and Communications
Dream Job: Freelancer - where I can follow/write about my interests as they change through the years. I'm interested in crime reporting and health & wellness coverage.
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
John Honan
John Honan


Denny Jacob
Denny Jacob
Twitter: @pennedbyden / LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/denny-jacob/

Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
College: Baruch College
Major: Public Affairs
Dream Job: Investigative Reporter at The New Yorker
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Pumla Kalipa
Pumla Kalipa
LinkedIn: Pumla Kalipa

Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
College: Paige Wilhide
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: CNN Producer
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Griffin Kelly
Griffin Kelly
Instagram: griffin_is_a_punk_rocker Twitter: @griffinkelly003 LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/griffin-kelly003 blog: griffsfilmtake.wordpress.com

Hometown: Pearl River
College: SUNY Plattsburgh
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: Culture Magazine, Hosting an arts-based radio show
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Sophia Isabel Lebowitz
Sophia Isabel Lebowitz
instagram: @sophlebo_ website: sophialebowitz.com

Hometown: Pleasantville, NY
College: New York University: Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Major: Environmental Justice and Documentary Filmmaking
Dream Job: Documentary Filmmaker focusing on short form journalistic pieces
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Jessica Lerner
Jessica Lerner


Abe Levine
Abe Levine


Cheyenne Ligon
Cheyenne Ligon
Twitter: @cheyenneligon Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cheyenneligon/

Hometown: Houston, Texas
College: Tulane University
Major: Political Science, International Relations
Dream Job: Foreign Correspondent, Travel Documentarian
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Emily Lowinger
Emily Lowinger
@eobmusical

Hometown: Teaneck, NJ
College: Rutgers
Major: French Lit & WGS
Dream Job: to be EP of my own musical series
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Mariel Lozada
Mariel Lozada
Twitter: @marielozadab Instagram: @marielozadab Website: www.marielozada.com

Hometown: Venezuela
College: Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua
Major: Mass communication
Dream Job: Multimedia editor
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Emani Mack
Emani Mack
@emanidmack

Hometown: Los Angeles, Ca
College: Marymount Manhattan College 2020
Major: Dance & Media & Digital Journalism
Dream Job: To have my own platform, work for revolt TV, LA Times, and NY times
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Keith Paul Medelis
Keith Paul Medelis
Twitter: @keithmedelis

Hometown: Brooklyn
College: Brooklyn College; Albion College
Major: history and theater
Dream Job: Fran Lebowitz
Pronouns: they or he is fine - though any will do
Anthony Medina
Anthony Medina
Facebook: Anthony L Medina Twitter:@anthonylmedina Instagram:@anthonylmedina Website: anthonylmedina.com

Hometown: Queens
College: York College CUNY
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: Editor/Publisher
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Milette Millington
Milette Millington
Youtube: Milette Millington, SoundCloud: Milette Millington, Wordpress Website Name: Truth Teller Through Tough Times

Hometown: Brooklyn
College: Brooklyn College
Major: Journalism: Brooklyn College
Dream Job: To be a professional journalist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Talia Mindich
Talia Mindich


Hometown: Burlington, VT
College: Kenyon College
Major: English Lit
Dream Job: Documentary Filmmaker (and Psychologist)
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Sarah Molano
Sarah Molano
Instagram: @latinabtch

Hometown: Bayside, New York
College: Binghamton University
Major: English
Dream Job: working in independent journalism
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Yessenia Moreno
Yessenia Moreno
Twitter: @yesseniawrites

Hometown: Fullerton, CA
College: University of California, Santa Cruz
Major: Literature and History
Dream Job: International documentarian
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Ivannia Morton
Ivannia Morton
twitter/ig: @ivanniamorton

Hometown: Norwalk, CT
College: Marymount Manhattan College
Major: Communication & Media Arts/ Digital Journalism
Dream Job: Editor
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Emily Nadal
Emily Nadal
@emmaleeexoxo

Hometown: New York City
College: New York University
Major: Psychology
Dream Job: Podcast Producer
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Jacqueline Neber
Jacqueline Neber
Twitter and Instagram: @jacquineber

Hometown: Northport, NY
College: Johns Hopkins University
Major: Writing Seminars
Dream Job: Joining an investigative unit covering disability rights issues in New York City
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Alexandra O'Connor
Alexandra O'Connor
Twitter: @bridgestep_; Instagram: @alex_oc; LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandra-o-connor-7b977373/

Hometown: Tustin, CA
College: UC Berkeley
Major: Political Science
Dream Job: Podcast Producer/Editor for FAIR
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Anny Oberlink
Anny Oberlink
annyo.info

Hometown: New York City
College: Boston University
Major: Sculpture
Dream Job: Documentary / non-ficiton media producer
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Rommel Ojeda Neira
Rommel Ojeda Neira
Twitter / Instagram: @cestrommel

Hometown: Astoria
College: Baruch College
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: Independent Filmmaker
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Renée Onque
Renée Onque
Instagram: @reoxo

Hometown: Newark, N.J.
College: Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Major: Mass Communications and English
Dream Job: Photojournalist, CEO of a Magazine
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Angela Palumbo
Angela Palumbo
Insta: @angelapalumbo Twitter: @angela_rose16

Hometown: Yaphank, NY
College: SUNY Cortland, University College Cork (Study Abroad)
Major: Communications and Journalism
Dream Job: Podcast Host
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Kristopher Parker
Kristopher Parker
https://krisparkerphoto.myportfolio.com/

Hometown: Riverside, CA
College: University of California, Riverside
Major: Media and Cultural Studies
Dream Job: Photojournalist
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Natalie Peart
Natalie Peart


J Alejandra Pedraza Buenahora
J Alejandra Pedraza Buenahora
@invisible_ale (IG) @NousernameJen (Twitter)

Hometown: New York
College: Hunter College - CUNY
Major: Double major - Media, Writing
Dream Job: A writer or producer for any leftists media or grass roots organization.
Pronouns: She/They
Kynala Phillips
Kynala Phillips
@kynalap (Twitter)

Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin
College: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: Urban Homesteader
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Cai Pigliucci
Cai Pigliucci
Twitter: @caipigliucci Instagram: @cailunapigliucci

Hometown: East Haddam, CT
College: CUNY City College of New York
Major: Philosophy and Political Science
Dream Job: CNN International News Anchor
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Robert Pluma
Robert Pluma
Website: http://robertpluma.com, Instagram: @robertpluma, Twitter: @robotpluma

Hometown: New York City
College: Berklee College of Music, CUNY
Major: music/audio engineering, engineering
Dream Job: TBD
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Gabriel Poblete
Gabriel Poblete
twitter: gabpobl

Hometown: Miami
College: University of Florida, Florida International University,
Major: Journalism, Sociology
Dream Job: Decently paid reporter
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Tremain Prioleau II
Tremain Prioleau II


Juanita Ramos
Juanita Ramos
@juanitaramosa

Hometown: Colombia
College: Colegio Mayor Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Major: Periodismo
Dream Job: Editor of a radio station for Latinoamérica
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Elizabeth Richards
Elizabeth Richards
Instagram: @live.adventure.liz

Hometown: Batavia, NY
College: The New School, SUNY Brockport
Major: English Literature
Dream Job: Community Newspaper Editor
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Juliet Schaefer-Jeske
Juliet Schaefer-Jeske
Juliet Jeske - Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
College: Columbia College Chicago
Major: Theater and Music
Dream Job: Working for the SPLC, RWW or Media Matters
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Jacob Schermerhorn
Jacob Schermerhorn
Twitter: @JacobSchermerh2 Website: www.realhumanbings.com

Hometown: Rochester
College: SUNY Fredonia
Major: Education/History
Dream Job: International Job in Asia
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Sheneca Sharpe
Sheneca Sharpe
Twitter: @Sheneca_Sharpe

Hometown: Far Rockaway
College: SUNY Fredonia
Major: Computer Information Systems
Dream Job: Print Journalist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Allison Smith
Allison Smith
Instagram: @allisonnicolesmith

Hometown: Grand Prairie, TX
College: Hunter College
Major: Creative Writing
Dream Job: Journalist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Zachary Smith
Zachary Smith
Twitter/Instagram: @ZackMS LinkedIn: in/zacharymsmith Website: atozagat.com

Hometown: Ridgewood, NY
College: Rochester Institute of Technology
Major: New Media Publishing
Dream Job: Investigative Food Journalist
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Kayleigh Stack
Kayleigh Stack
@theCSCP; @kaysmovements

Hometown: Woodstock, New York
College: Hunter College
Major: Sociology
Dream Job: Conducting Interviews within NPR, Working for Yes! Magazine; Expanding my Oral History Performance Initiative to include more collaboration
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Mary Steffenhagen
Mary Steffenhagen
Twitter: @MarySteffenhag1

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
College: Concordia University, The New School for Social Research
Major: English
Dream Job: Investigative reporter
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Kayce Stevens
Kayce Stevens
N/A

Hometown: Austin, TX
College: St. Edward's University
Major: Social Work
Dream Job: recording personal stories within the social welfare context
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Mariah Thomas
Mariah Thomas
- Personal Instagram/Twitter: @realmariahth - My Creative Community Instagram/Twitter/FB: @rtfcommunity

Hometown: Brooklyn,NY
College: SUNY Purchase
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: Senior Editor for a lifestyle/culture/entertainment magazine
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Smaranda Tolosano
Smaranda Tolosano
Twitter: @_smaranda IG: @restontheroof (personal), @sma_photographs (photojournalism)

Hometown: Beausoleil, France
College: Boston University
Major: International relations
Dream Job: Foreign correspondent for the New York Times and illustrator for the New Yorker.
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Aaron Tremper
Aaron Tremper
Twitter: @aarontremper / Instagram: @tremperaaron

Hometown: Woodridge, NY
College: SUNY New Paltz
Major: English
Dream Job: Audio Producer / Editor
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Albert Vargas
Albert Vargas
IG: @albertvargastv FB: Albert Vargas

Hometown: Dominican Republic
College: Lehman College
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: News Reporter
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Aria Velasquez
Aria Velasquez
Twitter: @snarkyspice

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
College: University of Georgia
Major: Political Science, International Affairs
Dream Job: reporter at ProPublica
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Aliyah Walker
Aliyah Walker
Instagram: @aliyahwalker

Hometown: Bethel, CT
College: Western Connecticut State University
Major: Communication Studies
Dream Job: Editor
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Charlene Wiatta Freeman
Charlene Wiatta Freeman


Keira Wingate
Keira Wingate
www.keirawingate.com Twitter: KeiraRenee IG: keira_22

Hometown: Tacoma, WA
College: DePaul University
Major: Journalism
Dream Job: One that pays me well for my talents. In the journalism field of course.
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Jeffrey Winter
Jeffrey Winter
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-winter-jmw/

Hometown: Chicago
College: Iowa
Major: Film & English
Dream Job: Investigative reporter
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Keith Wright
Keith Wright
Twitter: @kw867233

Hometown: Harlem, NYC
College: University at Albany
Major: Political Science
Dream Job: Writer/Commentator for AEW or WWE
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Connor Zaft
Connor Zaft


Hometown: Ketchum, Idaho
College: Cornish College of The Arts
Major: Theater
Dream Job: Labor Union Media Strategist/Independent International Affairs & Labor Reporter
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Maxwell Adler
Maxwell Adler


Anna Deen
Anna Deen


Na-Eela Djemil
Na-Eela Djemil


Matthias Grenon
Matthias Grenon


Anthony Medina
Anthony Medina


Catherine Montesi
Catherine Montesi


Harrison Parker
Harrison Parker


Houreidja Tall
Houreidja Tall


Francisco Velazquez-Turcios
Francisco Velazquez-Turcios


Victor Victorio
Victor Victorio