Jordyn Noennig is studying journalism and political science at UWM. She is a sophomore and has been with the Post since fall 2013. Jordyn has a slight obsession with political news and enjoys discussing current issues with everyone from her colleagues at the Post to the old regulars at the pub she works at. Jordyn currently interns with WisPolitics and the Milwaukee Press Club and is excited to spend her summer in Washington D.C. to study and intern through the Institute on Political Journalism.
Sean Cornell is studying journalism and philosophy at UWM. He is a junior and has been with the Post since winter 2013. Sean is driven by a keen interest in understanding how the world around him is constructed whether it be politically, culturally or scientifically. He has interned with Milwaukee Magazine, WisPolitics, and the Milwaukee Radio Group and spent the summer of 2014 studying Eastern Philosophy in Nepal. In his free time he enjoys soaking in news, being a music snob, working out, reading and shamefully indulging in his materialistic hobby of collecting of sneakers.
Ariele Vaccaro is studying journalism and Spanish at UWM. She is a senior and has been with the Post since fall 2014. Ariele has interned at Milwaukee NPR station, 89.7 WUWM as well as the Milwaukee Courier. Her dream job would be to work for a nonprofit that seeks to end animal cruelty, especially among farm animals. When she’s not at work or school, she enjoys cooking and binge-watching American Horror Story with her sister.
Rob Hullum is studying media studies at UWM. He is a senior and has been with the Post since Fall 2014. Rob has interned at Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club. He is interested in how media and technology affect culture and society as a whole. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, good food and binge-watching TV shows.
Mac Writt is studying journalism and communications at UWM. He is a senior and has been with the Post since spring 2013. He enjoys Milwaukee’s diverse art, music, fashion, and film communities. Mac has interned across the city, at Urban Milwaukee, WUWM Public Radio, the Shepherd Express, and is an active member of UWM’s Student Association.
Mary Jo Contino is studying Journalism and French at UWM. She is a sophomore and has been with the post since Spring 2014. Mary Jo relishes writing arts, entertainment, and travel/leisure pieces with the city of Milwaukee as her beat. She has previously written film reviews and coverage of the 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival as a press member. Mary Jo is planning on studying writing and the French language in Paris next year. On
the side, Mary Jo enjoys cooking, napping, and annoying her friends and family
with her boisterous laugh.
Jack Feria is studying journalism, communications and LGBT studies at UWM. He is a sophomore and has been with the Post since fall 2013. Jack currently interns with the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival and is the Assistant Coach of Whitefish Bay High School’s Speach & Debate team.
Joe Horning is studying journalism at UWM. He is a senior and has been with the Post since fall 2012. He has covered an NCAA Tournament, numerous freezing soccer games. He is usually found rambling about football while scrolling through twitter with some sort of food in his hand.
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Joe Halley is studying journalism at UWM. He is a junior and has been with the Post since fall 2013. He has two semesters left until graduation where he hopes to pursue a career in sports journalism and radio. He was Drake’s last new friend and is Wisconsin by address, but Chicago by heart.
Amber Jorgenson is studying journalism at UWM. She is a senior and has been with the UWM Post since spring 2014. Amber is a fan of social media, current events, and satirical news. Having been born and raised in Minnesota, she is also a fan of all things purple and gold, the Mississippi River, and people who are overtly polite.