The Journal Rewired

2018-2019 Staff

Madelyn Knight

Editor-In-Chief

Hello! My name’s Madelyn Knight, and I am a senior and the Editor-In-Chief of this year’s Journal staff. It is such an honor to be given the privilege of leading this staff, and I’m so outrageousl...

Jaycee Fitzergald

Print Managing Editor

Hey y’all, I’m Jaycee Fitzgerald, and I am the Managing Editor of Print for The Journal. I’m a senior here at SHS and along with being a part of The Journal, I’m involved with my school’s Stude...

Lyndsay Valadez

Online Managing Editor

Hey, everyone! My name is Lyndsay Valadez, and I am the Digital Managing Editor of The Journal. Let me just say, all four of my years as a high schooler have brought out new interests in me, one of whi...

Clara Oesterling

Media Manager

As someone who enjoys tackling big projects and taking risks, my position as the Media Manager suits me well. It started as a joke. Anytime something funny arose, I’d whip out my phone and start recor...

Justin Chambers

Business Manager

Hi, my name is Justin Chambers and I am a junior here at Southport High School. I play two sports, football and baseball, and if you ever see me and I am not injured, you are probably dreaming. The doct...

Yanina Gojko

Staff Artist

Hello, my name’s Nina Gojko, I’m the staff artist for the Journal this year. I’m a senior, and it’s my first year on staff. In my free time, I like drawing (obviously), watching movies and going to mu...

Haley Miller

News Editor

Hello! I’m Haley Miller, a junior at SHS. Last year, I was a reporter for The Journal, and I’m super excited to be back as News Editor. While working on The Journal is very time-consuming, I parti...

Yasmin McClellan

Foreign Language Editor

Hi, I’m Yasmin, an SHS senior and the Foreign Language Editor for The Journal. I play softball both for the school and a travel team. I also play the cello. In my freetime, I enjoy cuddling with my dog He...

Rachel Bayler

Opinion Editor

Hi! My name is Rachel Bayler and I am a junior and the Opinion Editor for The Journal this year. This is my second year on The Journal, having been a writer for Student Life last year. I’m involved ...

Michael Long

Sports editor

So, I don't know what you're doing in the staff section of The Journal Rewired. Nor do I know what you're doing reading my bio. You should be reading all the great content we produce, but while you're he...

Hannah Garrett

Features Editor

Heyyy! Welcome to my bio! I’m Hannah Garrett, and I am a senior this year! Although the stress and tough decisions are right around the corner, I’m definitely going to make every second of this ye...

Savannah Doane

Entertainment Editor

Hello, my name is Savannah Doane, and I am a senior this year at SHS. This is my second year on The Journal, and I will be the editor for the entertainment section. I am on the girls softball team here...

Emma Sprague

Satire Editor

Hey y’all! My name is Emma Sprague. I am 17 years young and a senior at SHS. I am the Satire Editor for the Journal, and I’m beyond excited for this year and all the stories this section is going to pro...

Elizabeth Valadez

Reporter

Hey y’all, it’s Paula Deen! Just kidding. I can only wish. I am actually Elizabeth Valadez, a sophomore at SHS and news writer for The Journal. I’m also involved in marching band, best buddies, an...

Brianna Henry

Reporter

Hi, I’m Brianna. I’m a sophomore, and I write for the SHS Journal. I also play clarinet for the marching band. Some hobbies that I like to do in my free time are drawing, reading, listening to music and...

Marrisa Munoz

Reporter

My name is Marissa Munoz and I am currently a sophomore at SHS. I am very excited to be in my first year of writing for The Journal and reporting for the sports section. Outside the newsroom, I spend a...

Jacob Wiese

Reporter

Hi! I’m Jacob, an SHS Junior writing for The Journal. I’m really into new technology and the way it works. I love computers and have built many including my own, and I treat it like it's my own chi...

Kelsey Jones

Reporter

Hey! I’m Kelsey, and I am a sophomore at SHS. I’m on The Journal staff, and I’m a writer for the sports section. I am also in marching band, RDM, as a director, softball, best buddies, and I’m in Adap...

Jessica Paro

Reporter

Hello, my name is Jessica. I am a sophomore at SHS. I am only 5’4”. I am also a photographer and writer for The Journal. I play the violin in the Advanced Orchestra. My favorite things to do in my ...

Russell Peterson-Womack

Reporter

Hey, I’m Russell Peterson-Womack. I am a junior this year and a sports writer. This is my first year being a part of The Journal staff. Other than being a part of The Journal, I am a second baseman ...

Julia Brookshire

Reporter

Hello, I’m Julia, a junior at SHS and a news writer. This will be my first year on staff, and I am looking forward to writing! At SHS I participate in Cardinal Cadre and a number of AP classes. I w...

Emma Herwehe

Reporter

Hi! I’m Emma Herwehe, a sophomore at SHS. I’m on the news and media sections for The Journal this year. This is my first year on The Journal, and I love it so far! Here are some of my favorite things ...

Bailey Kennett

Reporter

Hi, I’m Bailey! I am a sophomore at SHS and a first year feature writer for The Journal. I enjoy many things such as reading and writing. I have tons of school spirit, and I always do my best to make...

Cobalt Henson

Reporter

“Greetings, Starfighter. You have been recruited by the Star League to defend the frontier against Xur and the Ko-Dan armada.” - The Last Starfighter I am Cobalt Henson, a junior at SHS and writ...

Viktória Vadovicova

Reporter

Hi, my name is Viktória. I am a foreign exchange student from Slovakia, which is a small state in the middle of  Europe. Currently, I am a junior, and I will spend one semester at SHS. In my home cou...

Dylan Torres

Reporter

Hello, there! My name is Dylan Torres. I am a senior at SHS and a newcomer to The Journal staff as a features writer! My favorite subject in school is language arts, which may explain my admiration for w...

Shelby Denny

Reporter

Hey, I’m Shelby, a sophomore at SHS and an entertainment writer for The Journal. This year I am excited to become more involved in school activities, such as Best Buddies and RDM. I really want to be mo...

Grace Campbell

Reporter

Hi! I’m Grace. I’m a junior at SHS. This is my first year on The Journal as a writer for the news section. I’ve been involved in the theater for the past two years working the crew for shows. Out...

Jordin Baker

Reporter

I’m Jordin Baker, an entertainment writer and photographer for The Journal. I’m a junior this year, but if you ask me I’d probably tell you I’m a sophomore. I’m surprised on how fast these yea...

Logan Zrebiec

Reporter

Hey, my name is Logan Zrebiec, and I am currently a senior here at SHS. I am a sports writer here on The Journal. I play baseball here at the High School, and I have spent 95.34 percent of the past four ...

Tabatha Fitzgerald

Reporter

Hi! My name is Tabatha Fitzgerald, but most of friends call me Tabbs or Tabby. This is my second year on the Journal, and I am a features writer. I’m also a Senior. When I’m not spending my time work...

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