Contributors

Kate Marijolovic | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Kate Marijolovic is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in history at Ohio University. She has covered business, higher education, politics and more at newsrooms across the country.

When she isn’t editing, she can be found hiking or exploring Athens. She’s looking forward to creating a beautiful new issue of Southeast Ohio magazine for readers to enjoy.  

Molly Wilson | MANAGING EDITOR

Molly Wilson is a senior studying journalism with minors in marketing and political science, and a certificate in sales. Originally from Granville, Ohio, Molly loves the small-town nature of Athens.

Molly is an active member of The Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre, Director of PR and Sales for Thread Magazine, and a member of The Post’s sales team.

When she is not editing or working for those organizations, she can be found doing CrossFit and watching Formula 1.  

Katie Millard | DIGITAL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Katie Millard is a senior at Ohio University with a major in journalism, a minor in history and is pursuing a social media certificate.

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, she loves living in Southeast Ohio and the beautiful culture and nature here. 

When she is not working for Southeast Ohio magazine, she enjoys spending time with her friends, exploring Athens or working as Editor-in-Chief of The Post

Cam Robertson | WEB EDITOR

Cam is a senior at Ohio University with a major in journalism news and information, a minor in sports administration and a certificate in social media. 

Originally from Columbus, he’s enjoyed his time in Southeast Ohio and can’t wait to learn more throughout his time on staff.  

When he isn’t working for Southeast Ohio magazine, he enjoys playing golf, spending time with friends, or covering high school sports for The Athens Messenger 

Katy Snodgrass | SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR

Katy is a senior at Ohio University with a major in journalism news and information, a specialization in psychology, and certificate in social media.

When she’s not writing, she can be found coaching preschoolers at Global Gymnastics or curled up at home watching a true crime documentary.  

Hailing from Massillon in Stark County, Katy is looking forward to learning as much as possible in her new role and to creating another amazing issue of Southeast Ohio.  

Owen McDermott | MULTIMEDIA EDITOR

Owen is a senior at Ohio University majoring in journalism news and information and minoring in marketing with a specialization in sociology.

When he’s not writing, he is often recording multimedia content for The Post and spending as much time with his friends as possible.

Originally from Columbus, Owen has enjoyed learning more about the culture of Southeast Ohio while living here during the summer months.  

Maddie Harden | FEATURE WELL EDITOR

Madeline Harden is a senior studying journalism and political science at Ohio University.

Madeline is from Cleveland, where she spent this summer interning at Channel 19. When she isn’t buried in her laptop, you can find her taking pictures of a new recipe she whipped up.

Madeline is looking forward to covering and connecting to the place she’s called home for the last three years. 

Logan Humphrey | BEHIND THE BITE EDITOR

Logan is a senior at Ohio University majoring in journalism and minoring in english. Her interests include film reviews, creative writing and culture writing.   

When she’s not editing or writing, Logan can be found at the library with her nose stuck in a book.

She is looking forward to collaborating with her fellow journalism classmates to create a wonderful Winter/Spring issue of Southeast Ohio magazine.  

Olivia Justus | IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD EDITOR, DESIGNER

Olivia is a graduate student mastering in journalism at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Her interests include creative writing, marketing and music. When she is not in the classroom, you can find her reading a book or hyper fixated on a puzzle.

Traveling all the way from Georgia, Olivia is looking forward to learning the culture of Ohio while creating the next issue of Southeast Ohio magazine.

Savannah Dawson | TALKING POINTS EDITOR

Savannah is a senior from Cleveland, studying journalism news and information and Italian studies at Ohio University. Her focus is fashion magazine journalism. 

When she is not writing, Savannah enjoys horseback riding, spending time with her friends and family and watching Formula 1 and football.  

Savannah is looking forward to wrapping up her bittersweet final semester in Athens by working on this edition of Southeast Ohio magazine.  

Henry Jost | COPY CHIEF

Henry is a senior from Cincinnati, studying journalism and history at Ohio University.

Henry is the Editor-in-Chief of The New Political, a non-partisan publication that covers politics and news in Athens.

Over the summer, Henry lived in Washington, D.C., and interned on Capitol Hill for the Miami Herald.

PJ Marolt | PHOTO EDITOR

PJ is a senior from Crooksville, majoring in journalism news & information with specializations in creative writing and political science. 

When he is not writing, PJ enjoys hanging out with his friends, riding his OneWheel and obsessing about pop culture. 

Raised in Perry County, PJ is proud to present hopefully the best issue of Southeast Ohio magazine yet and represent his origins in good faith for his last semester at Ohio University. 

Lena Kalantzis | DESIGN DIRECTOR, PHOTOGRAPHER

Helena is a senior studying journalism at Ohio University. They chose to pursue journalism because of their lifelong passion for reading and writing.

Kalantzis is a resident assistant for LGBTQIA+ housing at OU, and loves knitting and crocheting—an activity that their partner-in-crime (their cat), Maxine, often tries to help with.

Kalantzis appreciates, enjoys and loves the arts immensely, having spent seven years in band, ten years in musical productions and more than ten years in choir. They are an active member in the Picardy Thirds, an on-campus a cappella group. They hope to someday work as an editor. 

Danielle Smith | DESIGNER, PHOTOGRAPHER

Danielle is a senior at Ohio University majoring in journalism news and information with a minor in marketing.

When she is not writing, she is often looking up new recipes or spending time with friends. 

Hailing from New York, Danielle is looking forward to learning all about Southeast Ohio while working on the next issue of the Southeast Ohio magazine. 

Bennett Snyder | STAFF WRITER, VIDEOGRAPHER

Bennett is a senior at Ohio University studying news and information journalism while also pursuing minors in marketing and sports management.   

In his free time, he can be seen bartending on Court Street, golfing at the local campus course or running on the bike path.   

Originally from Cincinnati, Bennett is thrilled to represent his home state with his peers and cover some great stories about Southeast Ohio.

Ethan Bloomfield | STAFF WRITER, COPY EDITOR

Ethan Bloomfield is a senior from South Webster, studying journalism at Ohio University with a specialization in history and media arts and studies, as well as a social media certificate.  

When he’s not writing, he can be found digging through bins at his local record store. Ethan is excited to tell the story of Southeast Ohio, his home, in this new issue.  

Max Wolter | STAFF WRITER

Max is a senior at Ohio university majoring in journalism news and information with a minor in marketing and a certificate in sales.

When he is not working on homework, he plays spikeball with the university club team and tries to make new spicy salsa recipes.

Max looks forward to writing exciting stories and connecting with Southeast Ohio.

Dr. Kelly K. Ferguson | FACULTY ADVISOR

Dr. Kelly K. Ferguson is an Assistant Professor of magazine media in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.


Her interests include longform, immersion journalism, researched essays, and working with narrative tools such as character, image, telling detail, tension and plot to craft compelling true stories.


In the fall she enjoys the circling turkey buzzards and helping students wrangle the Winter/Spring issue of Southeast Ohio magazine.