Oxford Observer

2023-2024 Staff

Madi Jerome
Reporter

Madi Jerome

Madi Jerome is a senior journalism and english professional writing major at Miami University. On campus she is apart of Best Buddies. She currently has an internship with Kroger doing digital marketing. Madi is expected to graduate...

Gabby Benedict
Reporter, Design Editor

Gabby Benedict

Gabby Benedict is a senior student at Miami University pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in both Journalism and Arts Management & Arts Entrepreneurship with a minor in Music Theatre. Gabby also has written for Miami's College of...

Venessa Konadu
Reporter, Team-rewrite person

Venessa Konadu

Venessa, currently in her fourth year at Miami University in Oxford, OH, is on the path to earning dual degrees in Social Psychology and Journalism. As she envisions her future, Venessa sets her sights on joining the United States...

Claire Lordan

Claire Lordan

Claire Lordan is a senior journalism and political science student at Miami University. On campus, she is the Editor in Chief for The Miami Student Magazine, a writing consultant in the English Language Learners Writing Center,...

Sean Scott

Sean is a senior majoring in journalism and urban and regional planning at Miami University. He is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has written for the Oxford Observer, The Miami Student, the Journal-News and the Cincinnati...

Jack Mueller

Jack Mueller

Jack Mueller is a senior student at Miami University pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in both Journalism and Sport Leadership & Management. Jack also has bylines for Major League Baseball, PitcherList, Riverfront U, and the Miami...

Jake Ruffer
Business Reporter

Jake Ruffer

Jake is a senior studying journalism, economics and photography at Miami University. He's worked as a journalist for The Miami Student and its magazine along with UP Magazine.

Emily Stisser
Reporter, Team Editor

Emily Stisser

Emily Stisser is a senior at Miami University majoring in journalism and entrepreneurship. She minors in fashion. On campus, Emily is involved in Healthy Celebrations, Miami League Pickleball, previously with UP Magazine and Advancing...

Grace Klebe
Reporter, Team Editor

Grace Klebe

Grace Klebe is currently a senior at Miami University studying Journalism and Emerging Technology in Business and Design. At Miami she is involved with the social sorority Zeta Tau Alpha, she co-founded a running club called Healthy...

Caroline Kissane
Reporter / Photo Editor

Caroline Kissane

Caroline is a current senior at Miami studying strategic communications and journalism. After graduation this May she plans to return to Chicago to begin her new career path in sales. Her favorite stories to report on are about...

Graham Bearman
Reporter / Photo Editor

Graham Bearman

Graham Bearman is currently a senior at Miami University studying journalism and sports management. He has previous experience working as a marketing intern with Miami Athletics specializing in creating photography and writing...

Riley Peters
Reporter, Team Editor

Riley Peters

Riley Peters is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media and communication with a minor in political science at Miami University. Riley is expected to graduate in May of 2024. On campus, she is a writer...

Jessica Opfer
Reporter

Jessica Opfer

Jessica Opfer is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in political science and journalism at Miami University. On campus, she serves as the managing editor for The Miami Student Magazine and previously served as the administrative...

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Reporter, Team Editor

Marisa Kelley

Marisa Kelley is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in journalism and social justice studies with a minor in women's, gender and sexuality studies. She is also earning a global readiness certificate. At Miami, she is the design...

Wes Payne
Reporter, Team Editor

Wes Payne

Wes Payne is a senior at Miami University studying journalism and sport management who will graduate in May 2024. A member of the University Honors program, he is currently pursuing enrollment in a graduate program in higher e...

Alice Momany
Reporter

Alice Momany

Alice Momany is a senior majoring in journalism and political science at Miami University. On campus, she is involved in The Miami Student and UP Magazine. She has previously written for the Journal-News and the Toledo Blade.

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