All content for Shield Media is independently created and published by students at Rochester University.

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Our Staff

Produced by Rochester University students, Shield Media provides a voice about relevant university, local and societal issues. Shield Media expresses views of students and not the university. Editors receive scholarships for their work, and students can earn one hour of academic credit for the semester. 

Editorial Staff

Associate Editor: Taylor Isenberg

Associate Editor: Lily Cochenour

Associate Editor Sports: Dominic Santina

Design Manager: Evan Thurwachter

Photography Manager: Jenna Pomaville

News & Opinions Editor: Christian Todd

Sports Editor: Christian Frazier

Multimedia Design Editor: Tanner Behmlander

Copy Editor: Gabrielle Eubanks 

Social Media Manager: Sydney Davis

Multimedia Manager: Daniel Higgins

Creative Assistant: Victoria Bryant

Creative Assistant: Tamera Robinson

Creative Assistant: Jennifer Martlock

Additional Staff

Stephen Figueroa

Chloe Bachman

Erica Doherty

Jillian Wanner

Matthew Willemot

Ciarra Ratliff

Samuel Forthofer

Brittani Hall

Wallace Whitfield

Jake Feldman


Founder, Publisher & Online Adviser

Lora Hutson

Print & Multi-Media Adviser

Kayce McClure