Meet the Staff

EIJ HEADSHOTBecca King – Co-Editor in Chief                                                                     

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-billingtonBrad Billington – 
Co-Editor in Chief, Multimedia Editor                

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. 

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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.

 

SBS headshot (1)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 pulsefeedz.com, 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 pabloroa.com.

14102285_10207391665616858_7014194884532219350_nJulia 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.

Screen Shot 2016-08-30 at 8.13.22 PMHannah 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. 

 

img-20170130-wa0000 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

 

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Maryam ShahzadSenior Copy Editor

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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.

 

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Connor Bell – Staff writer 

Alex Mann – Staff writer 

Zach Philips – Staff writer 

Jillian AtelsekStaff writer

Alicia Cherem – Staff writer 

Lynsey JefferyStaff writer

Ana HurlerStaff 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