2016-2017 Staff

Jessica Harker

Editor-in-Chief

Jessica is a 3rd year communication major. She has worked at the IC since January 2014 and is now the Editor-in-Chief.

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Emily Schnipke

Managing Editor

Emily is a 3rd year communication major. She has worked at the Collegian since September 2015 and is now the managing editor.

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Morgan Kovacs

News Editor

Morgan is a 3rd year English major. She has worked at the Collegian since February 2016 and is the news editor.

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Sam Williams

Sports Editor

Sam is a 1st year communication major. He has been at the IC since September 2016 as the sports editor.

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Emily Jackson

Community Co-editor

Emily is a 3rd year communication major. She has worked at the IC since March 2016 and is now a community co-editor.

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Amber Thomas

Community Co-editor

Amber is a 4th year double major in marketing and professional sales. She has worked at the IC since December 2015 and is now a community co-editor.

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Philemon Abayateye

Opinion Editor

Phil is a 3rd year grad student studying Geography and Planning. Phil has worked at the IC since September 2015 and is now the Opinion editor.

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Kristen Buchler

Copy Editor

Kristen is a 1st year English major. She has worked at the IC since September 2016 as a Copy Editor.

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Callie Staton

Copy Editor

Callie is a 3rd year Law and Social Thought student with a minor in Communication. She has worked as a Copy Editor for the IC since September 2016.

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Savannah Joslin

Director of Photography

Savannah is a 4th year communication major with a minor in digital art. She has been working at the Collegian since February 2015. Savannah is the Director of Photography.

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Rachel Nearhoof

Assoc. Director of Photography and Webmaster and Social Media Coordinator

Rachel is a 5th year majoring in individualized studies. She started working for the Collegian in November 2015 and is the Associate Director of Photography and the Webmaster and Social Media Coordinator.

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Haley Schmucker

Adviser

Haley is is the Executive Director of the Collegian Media Foundation and the Adviser to the Independent Collegian. She has been with the IC since April 2016.

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Nickolas Wells

Production Manager

Nick is a 2nd year majoring in healthcare administration. He started working for The Independent Collegian’s Business Department as the Production Manager in September of 2015.

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Hana Schnipke

Operations Manager

Hana is a 2nd year accounting major. She started working for The Independent Collegian’s Business Department as the Operations Manager in September of 2016.

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Jed Schilliing

Distribution Manager

Jed is a third year communication major and has been at the IC since December 2016.

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Joe Heidenescher

Director of Graphic Design

Joe is a University of Toledo graduate with a degree English, and is a current grad student. He was held numerous jobs at the IC, and is currently the director of graphic design. Joe has worked at the IC since he was an undergrad.

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Duane Griffith

Sales Manager

Duane is a 4th year double major in human resources managment and professional sales. He has been working for the IC’s Sales Department as the Sales Manager since March of 2016”

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Paige Bobbitt

Sales Associate

Paige Bobbitt is a 4th year nursing major. She has been working for the IC's sales department since October 2016.

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