The Appalachian

2019-2020 Staff

John Park

John Park is a senior electronic media/broadcast major with a minor in political science. He began working for the Appalachian in the fall of 2019 as a videographer for the Appalachian Weekly News. John has interned with The Key West Citizen as a pho...

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...

Jesse Barber

Jesse Barber

Jesse (he/him) is an Interdisciplinary Studies, Documentary Studies in Appalachia major from Sawmills, N.C.

Ansley Puckett

Ansley Puckett

Ansley Puckett is a junior journalism major with a minor in English. She is from Columbia, S.C. (she/her/hers) Email: puckettat@appstate.edu Twitter: @AnsleyPuckett

Xanayra Marin-Lopez

Xanayra Marin-Lopez

Xanayra Marin-Lopez (she/they) is a junior journalism major and media studies minor from Clinton, NC. Email: marinlopezxn@appstate.edu Twitter: @xanayraml...

Caleb Garbuio

Caleb Garbuio

Caleb is a senior Barnes Fellow and economic researcher at Appalachian State's Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (CERPA). As a columnist Caleb covers contemporary issues via neuroscience, genetics, economics, and philosophy. email: garbuioc@appstate.edu

Tucker Wulff

Tucker Wulff

Tucker Wulff (Senior, English - Creative Writing Major with a minor in Communication). Tucker is from Fort Collins, Colorado, but his family moved to Greenville, South Carolina in 2010. Soon after moving to South Carolina, Tucker began learning how to...

Adam Zebzda

Adam is a political science major with experience on the campaign trail and local government. He now focuses on writing about Boone's political, social, and economic landscape....

Gianna Holiday

Gianna Holiday

Gianna (she/her) is a senior journalism major with a minor in political science. This is her third year working with The Appalachian. She has also interned with High Country Press and Radio America. In her free time, she enjoys to read, go to the gym,...

Shelly Banz

Shelly Banz

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

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

Silas Albright

Silas Albright

Silas Albright is a senior journalism major from Fountain, N.C. Email: albrightsj@appstate.edu Twitter: @silasalbright

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...

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

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

Megan McCulloh

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

Mickey Hutchings

Mickey Hutchings

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