The Daily Iowan

2020-2021 Staff

Sarah Watson

Executive Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Twitter: @K_5mydearwatson Sarah Watson is the executive editor at The Daily Iowan. She's in her fourth year at the University of Iowa, studying journalism and political s...

Caleb McCullough

Summer Editor

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Caleb McCullough is a summer editor at The Daily Iowan. He will take up a role as co-Politics Editor in the fall. In his freshman year, Caleb worked as a news reporter and des...

Josie Fischels

Summer Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Josie Fischels is a summer editor at The Daily Iowan. She will continue in her role as Arts Editor in the fall. Josie is a junior studying journalism and theater arts. She worked as ...

Alexandra Skores

Managing Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Alexandra is the Managing Editor of The Daily Iowan. She is a senior at the University of Iowa on a Pre-Law track studying Journalism and Mass Communications, Political Scienc...

Kelsey Harrell

Managing Digital Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Twitter: @kelso_harrell Kelsey Harrell is the Managing Digital Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and political sci...

Katie Ann McCarver

Summer News Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Katie Ann McCarver is a Copy Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a junior at the University of Iowa double majoring in journalism and creative writing. As a freshman, she serv...

Rachel Schilke

News Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Rachel Schilke is one of the News Editors at The Daily Iowan. She is a junior at the University of Iowa studying Journalism and International Relations on the Conflict and Fo...

Rylee Wilson

News Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected]  Twitter: @rylee_wilson8 Rylee Wilson is a news editor at The Daily Iowan. She has previously worked as a news and politics reporter for the DI. She is a junior at the UI stud...

Julia Shanahan

Politics Editor

Email: [email protected] Julia Shanahan is the Politics Editor for The Daily Iowan. Now a junior, she started working for the publication her freshman year as an Opinions columnist and now reports on Iowa politics ...

Madison Lotenschtein

Arts Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Madison Lotenschtein is an arts editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a senior at the University of Iowa studying journalism and anthropology with an emphasis in medical an...

Peyton Downing

Opinions Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Twitter: @Padowning2190 Peyton Downing is the Opinions Editor at The Daily Iowan. During her sophomore year, Peyton worked as an Opinions Columnist before becoming edi...

Brooklyn Draisey

Projects Editor

Email: [email protected] Brooklyn Draisey is the Managing Editor of The Daily Iowan. She started at the DI her freshman year as a news reporter, covering a variety of topics, and has since gained additional experi...

Robert Read

Pregame Editor

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Twitter: @Robert_Read34 Robert Read is the Pregame Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a junior at the University of Iowa studying journalism and sport studies. As a freshman, he w...

Austin Hanson

Sports Editor

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Austin Hanson is the Sports Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a junior at the University of Iowa studying Journalism and Communications as well as Sport and Recreation Management...

Isaac Goffin

Assistant Sports Editor

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Isaac Goffin is the Assistant Sports Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a sophomore at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and sport studies with a minor in political scienc...

Nichole Harris

Visuals Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Nichole Maryse Harris is the Visuals Editor at The Daily Iowan. Originally from Nebraska, she's a sophomore at the University of Iowa studying English and Creative Writing: Pub...

Hannah Kinson

Assistant Visuals, photo

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Hannah Kinson is the Photo Assistant Visuals Editor at The Daily Iowan. Hannah is a senior majoring in journalism and mass communications with a writing certificate on the pub...

Katie Goodale 

Assistant Visuals, projects

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Katie Goodale is the Projects Photo Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and creative writing. For the past three years,...

Ryan Adams

Assistant Visuals, films

Email: [email protected] Ryan Adams currently works as a photojournalist at The Daily Iowan. He is working towards earning a major in journalism and cinema.

Kate Doolittle

Design Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Kate Doolittle is the Design Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a sophomore at the University of Iowa double majoring in art and informatics. As a freshman, she worked as a d...

Bailey Cichon

DITV News Director

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected]  Bailey Cichon is the News Director at Daily Iowan TV. She is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and American Studies. She has previously worked as a TV...

Ryan Miksch

DITV Tech Director

Email: [email protected] Ryan Miksch is the DITV Tech Director at The Daily Iowan. He is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Sports and Recreation Management. For the past ...

Elijah Helton

Copy Editor

Email: [email protected] Twitter: @theelijahhelton Elijah Helton is the Senior Columnist at The Daily Iowan, primarily covering environmental and equality issues. He also serves on the DI Editorial Board, as the p...