Jessica Marie Allison, 19 Jessica is a junior Colorado native studying Arts and Culture Journalism at the University of Missouri. She was an arts and entertainment news intern at her hometown paper, The Colorado Springs Gazette, last summer and has written for The Columbia Missourian and Mizzou’s student newspaper, The Maneater. She is a member of the Native American Journalists Association.
Kyle Hinchey, 23 Kyle is a multimedia journalism senior at Oklahoma State University. In the spring, he was editor-in-chief for OSU's The Daily O'Collegian and previously served as a breaking news intern for The Oklahoman last summer. Kyle will be working on the Enterprise desk.
Paighten Harkins, 21 Paighten is a senior studying print journalism at the University of Oklahoma. In the fall she will be the digital managing editor at OU’s The Oklahoma Daily and has previously worked as campus editor, assistant campus editor, beat leader, campus reporter and opinion columnist. She has eight fish, and one is named Scott. She is working on the Features desk this summer.
Emily Farris, 19 Emily is a multimedia journalism major at Oklahoma State University. She has worked in various capacities at The Daily O’Collegian including as designer, assistant editor and reporter. She also was an intern last summer at D Magazine in Dallas.
Josh Wallace, 28 Josh is an Oklahoman native, who grew up in the OKC metro area. He attends the University of Central Oklahoma, where he studies journalism and has worked for the student newspaper, the Vista, since 2011. Outside of covering events and writing stories, Josh enjoys photography, going fishing, and spending time with his family.
Catherine Sweeney, 22 Catherine is a student at Oklahoma State University pursuing a career in business journalism. Last summer, she interned at the Journal Record. She spent the past year as a city council reporter for The Daily O’Collegian, Oklahoma State’s student-run newspaper, before becoming copy chief for the spring semester. She plans to graduate May.
Paris Burris, 21 Paris is an OCCC graduate and currently a journalism student at the University of Oklahoma. She’s the news lab assistant for The Pioneer at OCCC. Paris is Chickasaw and last summer interned for the tribe in Washington, D.C. She’s finishing a summer study-abroad program in Spain and will join The Oklahoman newsroom on June 2.
Sarah Rose Ellis, 22 Sarah is a journalism graphics senior at Ball State University. She was iPad designer for Ball Bearings, the university’s campus magazine and interactive designer for Ball State Digital Publishing Studio, which publishes iPad editions for local and university partners.
Kchristopher B. Griffin, 22 Kchristopher is a recent multimedia journalism graduate from OSU and has begun graduate studies in journalism and public administration at the University of Central Oklahoma. His experience includes working as an intern last year at FOX25 News.
Alex Batchelor-Strohm, 20 Alex is a junior multimedia journalism-broadcast production major at Oklahoma State University. She works as a videographer and reporter for The O’Collegian and has written several Needs & Deeds features for The Oklahoman. She jokes that she two last names.
Cody Stavenhagen, 20 Cody is a native of Amarillo, Texas. He is a sports media junior at Oklahoma State University. He has spent the past two years covering OSU sports for The Daily O'Collegian, and was the paper's sports editor in spring 2014. He has also worked for Scout.com and the Amarillo Globe-News and has done freelance work for The Oklahoman.
K.T. King, 23 K.T. is a photojournalist at Oklahoma State University. When he isn't busy taking photos or writing cutlines, you can probably find him at home playing with his dog, Rhya, or searching the city for the best hamburger. K.T. served more than two years as photo editor of The Daily O'Collegian and has completed an internship at The Tulsa World. He also was an intern at The Oklahoman last summer and this spring.
Arianna Pickard, 20 Arianna is a journalism senior at the University of Oklahoma. She has worked as an online editor and campus editor at The Oklahoma Daily and interned at the Norman Transcript last summer. The Tulsan plans to graduate in December.