The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Diana Velasquez is the culture editor for the 2021-22 academic year.

Meet the editors: Culture

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor August 26, 2021
This year’s culture editor, Diana Velasquez, has everything from food festivals to zoo lantern nights on the docket. She can also speak some High Valyrian when prompted.
Sinead McDevitt (left) is the digital manager and Charlie Taylor (right) is the engagement editor for the 2021-22 academic year.

Meet the editors: Digital

By Sinead McDevitt and Charlie Taylor August 26, 2021
he digital desk has one of the smaller staffs here at The Pitt News, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pack a punch! We’re bringing you content on a wide variety of topics, ranging from the latest album drops to death.
Dalia Maeroff (left) and Jack Troy (right) are the opinions editors for the 2021-22 academic year.

Meet the editors: Opinions

By Dalia Maeroff and Jack Troy August 26, 2021
From advice on navigating a return to semi-normal campus life, to deep-dives into City politics all the way to bagel-based satire, opinions has you covered.
Pictured left to right, Millicent Watt, Natalie Frank and Martha Layne are the news editors for the 2021-22 academic year.

Meet the editors: News

By Natalie Frank, Martha Layne, and Millicent Watt August 26, 2021
Meet the three reasons why the news desk won the best and sexiest desk award last year. From staying up all night to cover SGB elections to calling up all your favorite Pitt admins, there’s no shortage of drive in this group of writers!
Visual Editor Sarah Cutshall, Assistant Visual Editor Kaycee Orwig, Assistant Visual Editor for multimedia Nate Kohler, and Layout Editor Maria Doku.

Meet the Editors: Visuals and Layout

None of us know exactly what this year is going to look like — but we do know that we will continue to show you an up-close view of whatever goes on in and around Pitt.
Maggie Young and Sarah Stager are the Copy Chiefs at The Pitt News.

Meet the Editors: Copy

By Maggie Young and Sarah Stager August 23, 2020
Copy desk serves a very real and pertinent role for a successful newspaper, even if you’ve never actually heard of it before.
Alex Lehmbeck and Stephen Thompson are the sports editors at The Pitt News.

Meet the Editors: Sports

By Stephen Thompson and Alex Lehmbeck August 18, 2020
As hard as COVID-19 might try to cancel them, sports have persisted. Baseball, basketball and hockey are already midseason, and college athletics are set for a relatively normal fall return.
Paige Lawler and Leah Mensch are the opinions editors at The Pitt News.

Meet the Editors: Opinions

By Leah Mensch and Paige Lawler August 16, 2020
Leah Mensch and Paige Lawler, the opinions editors, can plank longer than any other editor in the office. Find out more about their desk here.

Meet the editors: still perfecting print

By Elise Lavallee and Eli Savage, Layout editors August 26, 2019
Layout editors Elise and Eli are more than happy to serve those who still prefer their news on paper (hi, internet users!)

Meet the editors: our last defense

By Maggie Young and Bailey Sasseville , Copy Editors August 26, 2019
Bailey and Maggie don't oversee the creation of content — rather, they make sure everyone else's work is fit to send out to readers.
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