Southeast Ohio

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

Staff

Editorial


Editor-in-Chief

Baylee DeMuth

Baylee is a senior studying journalism with a minor in English. She’s also the managing editor of The Post, a student media outlet at Ohio University, and the president of Circle K International, a volunteering organization on campus. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, hiking around Hocking Hills and binging TV shows on Netflix.


Managing Editor

Grace Dearing

Grace is a passionate journalist currently studying at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. Focused on the arts and entertainment cultural scenes within the city. Through editorial and digital internships with Cincinnati Magazine and Cincinnati CityBeat, Grace has gained a thorough understanding of both the print and digital editorial processes. As web editor for VARIANT Magazine and the student social media coordinator for her university, Grace excels in generating regular blog and social media content.


Copy and Research Editor

Elena Golubovich

Elena is a senior Journalism student at Ohio University, but is originally from San Francisco, CA. She has been an avid reader since she was young, which led to her love for writing, reading and all things editorial. When she doesn’t have her nose stuck in a book, she loves traveling, hiking and listening to Hozier.


Writers

Feature Editor

Nolan Cramer

Nolan is a senior studying Journalism News and Information from Toledo. He is an editorial intern at the Toledo City Paper and a staff writer for the New Political. After graduation, Nolan will continue his education at Ohio University as a graduate student in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.


Department Editor

Emily Gayton 

Emily is a senior studying Journalism at Ohio University. For the last four years, she has sharpened her communication skills in hopes to apply for a nonprofit organization after graduation. Emily loved working for SEO Magazine because it connected her to a region she is not from but has come to love.


Department Editor

Moly Schramm

Molly is a senior studying Journalism News and Information from Cincinnati. On campus, Molly is the editor-in-chief of the student newspaper The Post. Outside of journalism, she is a big music and film fan and loves to geek out about anything pop culture related.


Writers

Writer

Shane Bradshaw 

Shane is a senior at Ohio University studying Journalism News and Information and specializing in Visual Communications and Sociology. Shane is a life-long learner and hopes to find work in the advertising industry post-graduation. Shane is looking forward to traveling with friends once the pandemic allows it.

Writer

Abby Ludwig

Abby is a senior studying Journalism News and Information at Ohio University. She is passionate about feature writing, and has had thoroughly enjoyed writing for SEO Magazine. After graduation, Abby will be an active duty Aviation Officer in the Army.


Writer

Mackenzie Mayer  

Mackenzie is a senior at Ohio University studying Journalism News and Information with a specialization in political science. She will be graduating this spring and plans on focusing on freelance writing. She is from Columbus and plans to move back to her home city after graduation.


Writer

Justin Thompson

Justin is a senior studying Journalism with a special passion for feature writing. He’s originally from Granville, Ohio. If he isn’t typing on a keyboard, Justin is probably playing pick up basketball with friends, making a mean plate chicken parmesan or hanging out with his pit-bull, Otis.


Writer

Larissa Beriswill.

Larissa is a senior at Ohio University by way of Lagrange, Ohio. Aside from writing, Larissa is a proud member of Delta Gamma Sorority at OU and is the middle child of five wonderful siblings.

Digital

Site Editor

Tee Willis 

Tee is a senior at Ohio University studying Journalism News and Information. During his time at OU, he’s had the opportunity to work for both WOUB as a reporter and television host as well as a beat reporter for the campus news paper The Post. Tee loves all things sports and pop culture related and hopes to use those passions to tell creative and intriguing stories. After graduation, he will be spending his summer in Knoxville, Tennessee as an intern for the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Social Media Manager

Tarein Phillips 

Tarein is a senior from Cincinnati studying Journalism. She is specializing in screenwriting, retail and fashion merchandising, and is currently raising a 7-year-old Maltipoo named KoKo.


Multimedia Editor

Sam Wiesneth  

Sam is a senior studying Journalism and Political Science. She’s a proud native of the Chicago suburbs and has a passion for broadcasting and video production.


Visual

Design Director

Kimberly Newton

Kim is a senior at Ohio University working towards a bachelor’s degree in Journalism with a specialization in Integrated Media and a Political Science minor. She is also the current VP of Media for OU CHAARG, a health and wellness organization on campus. Kim feels grateful to be apart of the design team for SEO and the opportunity it has given her to use all of the knowledge she has gained over the past few years.


Photo and Design Editor

Kiah Easton

Kiah is a Journalism and Music Production major at Ohio University. Having been born just 30 minutes outside of Athens, the Southeast Ohio region is home for him. Some of Kiah’s favorite things include writing about art, culture and social change.


Photo Editor

Meghan Rowe

Meghan is a senior from Toledo studying Journalism News and Information with a specialization in Sociology. She plans on working for a nonprofit or grassroots organization in New York City this coming fall. Outside of academics and the ever-looming anxieties about life in the ‘real world,’ she loves watching movies, talking about them and probably quoting them incessantly.


Faculty Advisor

Dr. Elizabeth Hendrickson