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.
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.
Jada Williams, Web Editor
Harrison Kostoff, Web Editor
Inspiration for taking journalism? Yellow journalists.
Plans for after high school? I plan to enlist in the Navy possibly in the nuclear power program, 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.
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.
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.
Alex Klahn, Copy Editor
Eric Annet, PR
Christian Clark, PR
Inspiration for taking journalism? I have loved the thought of doing something that I enjoy as a job in the future and since I have always been solid at writing and loved sports, this class was a no-brainer!
Plans for after high school? My plans after high school is to attend a four-year college, hopefully UNC-Chapel Hill, University of Miami, or VT. My goal is to study media and journalism in college and hopefully become a play-by-play announcer or sports writer/journalist for a flagship company.
Inspiration for taking journalism? I felt that Journalism would be a good way for me to be able to bring light to certain situations that I don’t feel like are talked about enough.
Plans for after high school? I plan on going straight to college after I graduate. Career-wise, I would like to do something in the world of fashion.
Favorite topic to write about? I enjoy writing about topics that I feel very passionate about, these tend to be topics that could be considered controversial.