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2017-2018 Staff

Amanda Bialek

LAE Editor

Amanda Bialek is a senior communication studies major with concentrations in strategic communication/public relations, multimedia journalism and broadcast production. She also has a minor in dance. Amanda began as a staff writer...

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Nicholas Filipek

Assistant Opinion Editor

Nicholas Filipek is a junior communications studies major with a concentration in broadcast production. This is Nicholas's first year on The Beacon and will also be holding the position of PR/marketing e-staff member at WCLH 90.7...

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Ashton Gyenizs

Assistant Sports Editor

Ashton Gyenizs is a junior majoring in communication studies with a minor in digital design and media art. Ashton started at The Beacon as staff writer for for sports his sophomore year, becoming Assistant Sports Editor in the...

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Luke Modrovsky

Assistant Sports Editor

Luke Modrovsky is a junior double majoring in sport management and communication studies. Luke started at The Beacon as staff writer for opinion and quickly moved up, becoming Assistant Opinion Editor in the spring. He then...

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Danny Van Brunt

Managing Editor

Danny Van Brunt is a senior communication studies major with concentrations in broadcast production and multimedia journalism. He also has a minor in marketing. Danny started at The Beacon as a staff writer for Sports, became...

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Andre Spruell

Opinion Editor

Andre Spruell is a senior communication studies major with concentrations in broadcast production and multimedia journalism. He also has a minor in sociology. Andre started on The Beacon as a staff writer for sports, then...

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Toni Pennello

Editor-in-Chief

Toni is a senior communication studies major with minors in psychology, philosophy and women's and gender studies. Toni began as a staffwriter in 2015, and served as assistant news editor before she became Editor-in-Chief....

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Dr. Kalen Churcher

Adviser, The Beacon

Dr. Kalen Churcher is an assistant professor of Communication Studies. She began teaching at Wilkes in 2014, and also advises the student newspaper, The Beacon. Dr. Churcher is an alumna of the Wilkes Communication Studies ...

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