Staff

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Sydney Gaff, Co-Head Web Editor

Inspiration for taking journalism? When the class was first being offered I had a new found interest in journalism, and when my best friend Keara said she would be doing the class too I knew I had to sign up.

Plans for after high school? After high school I plan to attend a four year college and major in journalism. I plan on possibly going to UVA, JMU, or Rutgers.

Favorite topics to write about? I love to write about things that relate to myself in that particular time or beauty and fashion related things as well.

Where do you get your news from? I get my news from BBC because I feel it is more reliable and better than US based news.

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Keara Meeley, Co-Head Web Editor

Inspiration for taking journalism?  This is my third year in a Journalism class at Cosby! I originally joined because my friend Sydney and I wanted an outlet for our writing that we could do together.

Plans for after high school? The goal is to attend VCU and leave with a major in Business Management.

Favorite topics to write about? Events that I attend because I develop a personal connection to the information I am sharing with my community.

Where do you get your news from? I watch the evening news every night that I am able. I also regularly check sources like Vox, The Washington Post, and Twitter.

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Jada Williams, Web Editor

Inspiration for taking journalism? Writing has always been a passion of mine, plus I want to be a journalist after high school.
Plans for after high school? After highschool I want to go to University of Richmond and major in journalism. I also want to travel
Favorite topic to write? My favorite topics to write about are issues that go unnoticed
Where do you get your news from? I usually get my news from CNN or The Washington Post

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Harrison Kostoff, Web Editor

Inspiration for taking journalism? Yellow journalists.

Plans for after high school? I plan to enlist in the Navy as a combat photographer, after that I’m thinking of joining the peace corps or maybe working for the red cross.

Favorite topics to write about? AnY sPicY DrAmA.

Where do you get your news from? A lot of it comes from the students around me as well as my friends, actually most of it is from my friends.

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Jaime McEachin, Head Copy Editor

Inspiration for taking journalism? I love to write and learn about the world, so journalism seemed a natural fit. I want to help bring information and important topics up for discussion.

Plans for after high school? I plan to go on to college and study journalism, communications, or political science. Later on, I hope to cover politics and be an editor for a major newspaper.

Favorite topics to write about? I love to write about national politics, and how social and political issues affect the Cosby community.

Where do you get your news from? I get my headlines and alerts from the news app, which sources from all major news sources. When I look for more in depth news, I always go to Vox for their interesting and unique articles.

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Concetta Hill, Copy Editor 

Inspiration for taking journalism? My brother used to be a journalism student and he was very passionate about it, so I wanted to do something like it.

Plans for after high school? I plan to go to a 4 year college and study forensic criminology.

Favorite topics to write about? I can honestly write about anything from sports to student life to arts.

Where do you get your news from? Usually CBS is on in my house so that’s usually my first source of news, but I try my best to get my news from several sources to get an accurate report.

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Alex Klahn, Copy Editor

Inspiration for taking journalism? I have always been interested in writing, but the moment I became really fascinated in journalism was the summer I went to New York City and saw the New York Times building and became curious about what it was like on the inside.
Plans for after high school? After high school, I am planning to go to UVA and doing a study abroad program while I am there. The summer before starting college, I am going to London with my best friend. I would love to have a career as a travel blogger once I finish college.
Favorite topic to write?
My favorite topic to write about is lifestyle and travel because that is what I am most passionate about.
Where do you get your news from?
Most of the time I get my news from NBC because it delivers diverse news as well as lifestyle pieces.

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Eric Annet, PR

Inspiration for taking journalism? To be my best self at everything I do.
Plans for after high school?  To go to college and get a degree. I always wanted to be a pilot or a nurse.
Favorite topic to write? Movies, I love going into the deeper meaning behind the screen and knowing what the directors were thinking.
Where do you get your news from? Nerdist is where I get all my news, always giving me the nerdiest news. They also have an awesome Youtube channel.
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