Southeast Ohio

award-winning student-produced regional magazine engaging readers within and beyond Southeast Ohio




Bailey Fink is a senior majoring in journalism, with a minor in marketing and a specialization in visual communication. In addition to being the editor-in-chief at Southeast Ohio magazine, she is also the features editor for Thread magazine, the largest student-run fashion magazine on campus. Originally from Pittsburgh, she spent summer 2019 as the weddings editorial intern at Pittsburgh magazine. After graduation in May, she plans to pursue a career in magazine journalism. 

Managing Editor

Marie Chailosky is a senior majoring in journalism with a minor in retail fashion and product design. She has written for Thread, an award-winning on-campus fashion magazine, and is currently the Seams editor. Marie spent her junior year studying in London and interning in Washington D.C. for two radio stations. After graduation, Marie would like to work in the entertainment industry. 

Copy Chief

Emily DiAlbert is a senior studying journalism with a specialization in women’s, gender and sexuality studies. She has worked at ACRN Media, Ohio University’s student-run radio network, since 2017 and currently serves as its editorial director. Emily also works at the university’s department of modern languages where she is endearingly referred to as a “jack-of-all-trades.” She edits and publishes a variety of digital news articles, produces monthly print newsletters, and designs a variety of other print publications. After graduation, Emily hopes to continue her editorial and design work at a women-focused publication.  

Copy Editor and Fact Checker

Annelie Goins is a senior majoring in journalism, with specializations in history and Russian studies. She has been a staff writer at Backdrop magazine since 2016. Annelie has also worked at Cincinnati magazine in the Custom Publications department and has also worked abroad in Russia for, an online lifestyle magazine. After graduation in May, she hopes to find work being a copy writer or editor. In her free time, she enjoys reading history books and playing The Sims. 


Behind the Bite Editor

Jessica Deyo is a senior majoring in journalism with specializations in sociology and political science. In addition to serving as a department editor for Southeast Ohio, Jessica has worked with Backdrop magazine as a writer and associate editor of sports and entertainment, covering pressing topics including women’s issues and the opioid epidemic. Jessica also spent time working as an intern for Ohio magazine, where she furthered her writing and editing skills. After graduation, Jessica will be attending Capital University Law School with the hope of specializing in child and family law. 

Talking Points Editor

Maggie Campbell is a senior studying journalism with a focus in European history and political communication. She is a senior writer for The Post, an independent student newspaper at Ohio University, and is an active member of the Society of Professional Journalists. Maggie is from a suburb of District of Columbia in northern Virginia and has interned in Richmond, Virginia at RVA Mag and Bethesda, Maryland at EdWeek Market Brief. She is planning to go into education reporting at a local level and then become a history and journalism teacher. 

In Your Neighborhood Editor and Photographer

George Shillcock is a senior majoring in journalism with a minor in political science and a certificate in social media studies. He is currently a member of the news staff and a podcast host and producer at The Post, an independent, student-run publication on campus. In the past, he has interned for The Athens Messenger and worked as a student leader in choral ensembles running social media accounts. After graduating in May, George will be in Columbus, interning for the Columbus Dispatch’s public affairs desk and covering the 2020 general election. 

Feature Well Editor

Logan Moore is a graduating senior studying journalism with a minor in economics. Since sophomore year, she has worked at The Post, an independent student newspaper on campus. She has worked as a writer and news editor and is currently a senior reporter. This past summer, Logan worked for American City Business Journals as an editorial intern in Columbus. After graduating in the spring, she will be working for The Wall Street Journal covering the economy. 



Erin Gardner is a junior studying journalism. On campus, she writes for The Post as a beat and culture writer. She has interned with Cincy magazine and CityBeat, which has increased her passion for magazine journalism. Throughout her time at Ohio University, she has been involved with Active Minds, a mental health advocacy organization, where she is the social media manager.  


Jimmy Farmer is a senior majoring in journalism. He has worked the past three summers with the Florence RedWolves with his most recent role as the director of media relations and play-by-play broadcaster. He aspires to work in professional baseball upon graduating in May.  


Taren Holliman is a senior from Cincinnati. She is majoring in journalism with a specialization in African American studies and history. She is the vice president of Unified Sisters, an on-campus organization that strives to unite women of color. After graduation, she plans to start a master’s program in social justice. 


Katie Oinonen is a senior studying journalism with a film minor. In the past, she has written for FANGLE magazine and The Odyssey Online. She has interned with Sinclair Broadcast Group as a copy editor and reporter. After graduation, she plans on pursuing a career in entertainment journalism.  


Digital Editor and Social Media Editor

Emma Kennedy is a senior with a major in journalism and a minor in political science. She currently writes for the Ohio University chapter of HerCampus. She has previously been an opinion columnist for The New Political. The past two summers she has worked for Pub Mahone in Columbus as a digital media director. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her dog and painting.  


Design Director

Morris Wein is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in film. He has written articles and shot videos for The Post, an independent student-run campus publication. After college, Morris hopes to pursue a career in travel or adventure journalism so he can explore the world.   


Sam McCafferty is a senior majoring in journalism. Sam has freelanced for several newspapers in Shelby and Auglaize counties and interned at Sidney Daily News in the summer of 2019. His passion for classic cars has fueled his interest in automotive magazine writing. After graduation, he hopes to launch his own magazine or pursue a career involving automotive storytelling. 

Photo Editor

Kaya Jokanovic is a senior majoring in journalism with specialization in global studies and social media. During the summer of 2019, she had the opportunity to intern for a small Cleveland-based clothing company, Outline Ohio. She ran the social media accounts, organized and co-ran photoshoots and pop-up shops, and helped pick out and create designs for future clothing collections. Kaya aspires to work in the sports or entertainment industry as a magazine writer upon graduation. 

Photographer and Writer

Courtney Perrett is a senior majoring in journalism. She has worked as a news reporter for The Post, Ohio University’s editorially independent student newspaper. She also worked as a Seams writer and blogger for Thread magazine, an on-campus fashion and lifestyle magazine. After graduation, she plans on attending graduate school to study photography and multimedia journalism. 


Dr. Kelly K. Ferguson is the author of My Life as Laura: How I Searched for Laura Ingalls Wilder and Found Myself (Press 53). Her work has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, New England Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Cincinnati Review, mental_floss magazine and other publications. In the past ten years she has moved from southern Louisiana to southern Ohio to southern Louisiana to southern Utah, and back to southern Ohio, where she is assistant professor of magazine media in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.