The Daily Iowan

2022-2023 Staff

Hannah Pinski
Executive Editor

Hannah Pinski

(she/her/hers) Hannah Pinski is the Executive Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a senior majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications and Music with a minor in Political Science. Previously, Hannah has held positions as an Opini...

Sabine Martin
Managing News Editor

Sabine Martin

(she/her/hers) Sabine Martin is the Managing News Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a junior at the University of Iowa studying journalism and mass communication and international studies. Sabine is also earning a minor in French....

Ryan Hansen
Managing Digital Editor

Ryan Hansen

he/him/his Ryan Hansen is the Managing Digital Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and political science. He has previously worked as a digital producer and news reporter c...

Ashley Weil
DITV News Director

Ashley Weil

(she/her/hers) Ashley Weil is the News Director for DITV. She is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications and minoring in Theatre Arts and Political Science. Along with reporting news and...

DITV Assistant News Director

Julia Richards

(she/her/hers) Julia Richards is the Assistant News Director at DITV. She is a senior at the University of Iowa double majoring in journalism and sport studies. In previous years, she’s worked as a sports reporter covering Haw...

Photo Editor

Isabella Cervantes

(she/her/hers) Isabella is the Photo Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a sophomore at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and minoring in cinematic arts. Isabella joined The Daily Iowan in the spring semester and she l...

Liam Halawith
Politics Editor

Liam Halawith

(He/Him/His) Liam Halawith is the Politics Editor for the Daily Iowan for the Spring Semester. Liam has previously served on the DI as a summer news reporter and Politics Reporter. Liam is a Sophomore at the University of Iowa...

Natalie Dunlap
Politics Editor

Natalie Dunlap

(she/her/hers) Natalie Dunlap is the Politics Editor at The Daily Iowan. She previously worked as a news reporter covering lower education, a politics reporter, and a summer news editor. She is a junior at the University of I...

Parker Jones
Arts Editor

Parker Jones

(she/her/hers) Parker Jones is the Arts Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and cinema with a minor in art. Previously, she was an arts reporter and digital producer for ...

Ariana Lessard
Assistant Arts Editor

Ariana Lessard

(she/her/hers) Ari Lessard is the Assistant Arts Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a sophomore at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and English/creative writing. Previously, she was an arts reporter for the DI....

Austin Hanson
Pregame Editor

Austin Hanson

(he/him/his) Austin Hanson is the Pregame Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a senior at the University of Iowa studying journalism and mass communication and sport and recreation management. Austin has been on The Daily Iowan’...

Chris Werner
Assistant Sports Editor

Chris Werner

(he/him/his) Chris Werner is the Assistant Sports Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a senior double majoring in journalism and sport studies. Chris, originally from Evanston, Illinois,  joined the staff in fall 2019 and has ...

Gretchen Lenth
Copy Editor

Gretchen Lenth

(she/her/hers) Gretchen Lenth is the Copy Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a senior studying journalism and informatics. She previously served as the Web Editor for Fools Magazine....

Films Editor and Photojournalist

Ayrton Breckenridge

(he/him/his) Ayrton Breckenridge is the Films Editor and a photojournalist at The Daily Iowan. He is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and cinema. This is his third year working for the DI....

Madeleine Willis
News Reporter

Madeleine Willis

Madeleine Willis is in her second year as a News Reporter at the Daily Iowan. She is a sophomore at the University of Iowa studying Journalism/Mass Communications. Madeleine covers Downtown Iowa City. In 2022 she was a f...

Jami Martin-Trainor
Assistant Digital Editor

Jami Martin-Trainor

(she/her/hers) Jami Martin-Trainor is the Assistant Digital Editor of The Daily Iowan. She is a second-year at the University of Iowa who is double majoring in Journalism and Political Science with a minor in Gender, Women's, a...

News Editor

Cooper Worth

(he/him/his) Cooper Worth serves as a News Editor for The Daily Iowan. He is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and mass communication. He is also earning a minor in communication studies and an entreprene...

News Editor

Kate Perez

she/her/hers Kate Perez is a News Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a sophomore at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and mass communication while also pursing a writing certificate. She is also earning a minor in ...

Design Editor

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher

she/her/hers Email: [email protected] Marandah Mangra-Dutcher is the Design Editor for The Daily Iowan. She is a second year at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and mass communication. This is ...

Creative Director

Jerod Ringwald

(he/him/his) Jerod Ringwald is the Creative Director at The Daily Iowan. He is a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and cinema. He was previously a managing editor this past summer as well as a former photo...

Michael Merrick
Sports Director

Michael Merrick

(he/him/his) Michael Merrick is the Sports Director for DITV. He is a junior double majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications and Sports Studies. This is Michael's 5th semester at the DI and he has covered big Hawkeye spo...

Chloe Peterson
Sports Editor

Chloe Peterson

(she/her/hers) Chloe Peterson is the Sports Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a senior at the University of Iowa studying journalism and sports studies with a minor in Spanish. Previously, she was a sports reporter, digital...

Photo of Eleanor Hildebrandt.

Eleanor Hildebrandt

(she/her/hers) She is a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and mass communication and global health studies. She is also earning a minor in German. During her first three years at the DI, Eleanor worked as...