Becca King – Co-Editor in Chief Follow @beccakking
Becca is a junior broadcast journalism and government and politics double major at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is a Baltimore native and serves as a crew chief for the production crew of Capital News Service’s Maryland Newsline. Becca has served as an intern for WBOC TV in Salisbury, Maryland, and for Maryland Public Television’s content division. She has significant writing, editing, production and directing experience and hopes to pursue a career as a broadcast news producer.
Brad Billington – Co-Editor in Chief, Multimedia Editor Follow @BradBillington
Brad Billington is a junior broadcast journalism major with a concentration in film studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. He grew up in New Jersey and has interned for New York’s WCBS-TV station for two years as a writer and a production assistant. He has a passion for storytelling, and hopes to become an entertainment producer.
Katie Bemb – Senior News Editor
Katie is a sophomore multi platform journalism major with a minor in international development and conflict management at the University of Maryland. She has written and edited for a number of publications on campus, and currently manages communication efforts for College Park Scholars. She is a Public Leadership Scholar and Rawlings Fellow who is very passionate about making a difference and enacting social change.
Pablo Roa – Senior Sports Editor
Pablo Roa is a sophomore Broadcast Journalism and Government and Politics double-major at the University of Maryland, College Park. Pablo is the senior sports editor of Stories Beneath the Shell and the news editor of, where he writes about politics and campus news. This fall, he’ll be interning with the Office of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor. You can find his work and resume at
Julia Heimlich – Senior Features Editor
Julia Heimlich is a sophomore Broadcast Journalism major with a concentration in psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She takes a particular interest in writing features and campus news stories, and her passion for writing, editing and photography dates back as far as she can remember. You can find samples of Julia’s work at juliaheimlich.wordpress.com.
Hannah Yasharoff – Social Media Editor
Hannah Yasharoff is a sophomore Multi-platform Journalism major at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is the social media editor of Stories Beneath the Shell and the video editor and an entertainment writer for Pulsefeedz.com. She also covers Maryland women’s basketball for The Left Bench and works for the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism.
Lauren Anikis – Senior Photography Editor
Lauren is a freshmen Journalism major at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is from New Hampshire and also works for The Left Bench doing photography and social media. She loves photography and aspires to pursue a career in photojournalism. She loves using photography as a means of expression and communication. You can find her portfolio at laurentaylorphoto.wix.com/portfolio
Maryam Shahzad – Senior Copy Editor
Maryam is a freshman broadcast journalism major. Maryam is the senior copy editor of Stories Beneath the Shell. She has interned for Congressman John Delaney’s Congressional Campaign, and is pursuing an academic concentration in government and politics.
Connor Bell – Staff writer
Alex Mann – Staff writer
Zach Philips – Staff writer
Jillian Atelsek – Staff writer
Alicia Cherem – Staff writer
Lynsey Jeffery – Staff writer
Ana Hurler – Staff writer
Stacey Khizder – Broadcast reporter
Emily Waldenberg – Broadcast reporter
Myleah Lofland – Broadcast reporter
Carlos Marquina – Broadcast reporter
Casey Noenickx – Staff writer/copy editor
Chris Rogers-Spatuzzi – Copy editor
Morgan Pulitzer – Copy editor
Cody Branchaw – Copy editor
Jasmine Boyd – Copy editor
Sununu Bah – Copy editor
Lindsey Collins – photographer
Kaleena Dwyer – Photographer/staff writer
Leah Brennan – Photographer
Heather Kim – Photographer
Max Marcilla – Photographer
Evan Kramer – Photographer