The Appalachian

2018-2019 Staff

This is an image of Sophia, the chief copy editor. Sophia is wearing a black turtleneck shirt and high-waisted grey skirt. Sophia also has magenta hair and is smiling in front of a white background.

Sophia Lyons

Sophia Lyons (she/they) is a senior journalism major from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She joined The Appalachian as a staff copy editor in March 2019, and took over as chief copy editor in January 2020. When she's not copy editing, Sophia also works...

Efrain Arias-Medina Jr.

Efrain Arias-Medina Jr.

My name is Efrain I'm a junior commercial photography major and a minor in studio art. I am a certified graphic designer and this is my third year as the Graphics Editor for the paper. Instagram: @EAM.Creations

Anna Muckenfuss

Anna Muckenfuss

Anna Muckenfuss is a senior journalism and broadcasting major from Durham, N.C. Email: Muckenfussan@appstate.edu Twitter: @Muckenfussan

Jackie Park

Jackie Park

Jackie Park is a senior journalism major from Charlotte, N.C. Email: parkjm@appstate.edu Twitter: @jackiempark

Moss Brennan

Moss Brennan

Moss Brennan (he/him) is a senior journalism major with a minor in political science and media studies. He has worked on The Appalachian since freshman year as the Enterprise Editor, News Editor and most recently as the Editor-in-Chief. The past two summers...

Amber Smith

Amber Smith

At the beginning of my App State experience I was unsure of what I wanted to do after graduation. Joining The Appalachian is one of the best things that I have done in college because it has given me hands on experience that I could not have found any...

Chloe Corley

Chloe Corley

Freshman Electronic Media and Broadcasting Email: corleycj@appstate.edu

Abbey Farmer

Abbey Farmer

Greetings! My name is Abbey Farmer and I am a PR Representative for The Appalachian. I’m a junior Psychology major with a concentration in Sustainability. I joined the marketing desk in the Fall 2017 semester in the hopes of being able to contribute the...

Natalie Brunner

My name is Natalie and I am a senior PR major with a minor in marketing. I love working for The Appalachian because it allows me to stay up-to-date with what is happening around campus, and provides me with exposure to online media! A fun fact about ...

Camryn Collier

Camryn Collier

Camryn is a junior communication, public relations major with an art history minor from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (She/Her) Twitter: camrynecollier E-mail: collierce@appstate.edu

Cameron Stuart

Cameron Stuart

Sophomore Journalism major Email: stuartcl@appstate.edu Twitter: @cameronlstuart  

Olivia Bouzigard

Olivia Bouzigard

Junior Public Relations and Journalism major Email: bouzigardom@appstate.edu Twitter: @oliviabouzi

Emily Broyles

Emily Broyles

Emily Broyles (she/her) is a junior journalism major, Spanish minor, from Camden, NC. Email: broyleseg@appstate.edu Twitter: @em_broyles

Brooke Bryant

Brooke Bryant

Freshman Secondary, English Education Major Twitter: laurenbrooke_x3 Email: bryantlb1@appstate.edu

Erin O'Neill

Erin O’Neill

Sophomore Communication, Journalism and Public Relations Double Major Twitter: @erinnmoneill

Anna Muckenfuss

Anna Muckenfuss

Sophomore Communication, Journalism and Electronic Media/ Broadcasting major Twitter: @noel1122 Email: Muckenfussan@appstate.edu

Anna Dollar

Anna Dollar

Sophomore Communication, Journalism major Twitter: @Anna_Carrr Email: dollarac@appstate.edu

Paola Bula Blanco

Paola Bula Blanco

Junior Communication, Public Relations major E-mail: bulablancopa@appstate.edu

Megan McCulloh

Sophomore Communication, Journalism major E-mail: mccullohmb@appstate.edu

Brendan Hoekstra

Brendan Hoekstra

Sophomore Commercial Photography major E-mail: hoekstrabm@appstate.edu

Hayley Canal

Hayley Canal

Sophomore Communication, Journalism and Sustainable Development major E-mail: canalha@appstate.edu

Melissa Gonzalez

Melissa Gonzalez

My name is Melissa and I’m a senior who plans to major in International Business and French. I work for the Appalachian in the marketing department because I believe keeping up with what happens on or around campus is essential, and I enjoy promotin...

Shelly Banz

Shelly Banz

Shelly Banz is a senior advertising major from Hendersonville, N.C. email: banzsr@appstate.edu or business@theappalachianonline.com

Mickey Hutchings

Mickey Hutchings

Mickey (she/her) is a senior journalism major from Davidson, North Carolina. Instagram: @mickeyhutchings Twitter: @mickeyhutchings Email: hutchingsmk@appstate.edu

Q Russell

Q Russell

Senior Journalism Major  

Mariah Reneau

Mariah Reneau

Junior, Journalism & Political Science major Twitter: @reneau2 Email: reneaumd@appstate.edu

Nora Smith

Nora Smith

Senior Communication, Journalism major Twitter: @noraagracee Email: smithng4@appstate.edu