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...

Alexandra Skores

Managing Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Alexandra Skores 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 ...

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 science wit...

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...

Caleb McCullough

Politics Editor

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Caleb McCullough is a Politics Editor at The Daily Iowan. In his freshman year, Caleb worked as a news reporter and designer. In his sophomore year, he was a politics reporter a...

Julia Shanahan

Politics Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Julia Shanahan is the Politics Editor at The Daily Iowan and a senior at the University of Iowa studying journalism and political science. Julia was a political reporter for two...

Josie Fischels

Arts Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Josie Fischels is an Arts Editor at The Daily Iowan. Josie is a junior studying journalism and theater arts. She worked as a news reporter her freshman year and served as Arts...

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 anthro...

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

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Brooklyn Draisey is the Projects Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a senior studying journalism and entrepreneurial management. She has worked as a news reporter, news editor,...

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...

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...

Nichole Harris

Visuals Editor

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Nichole Maryse Harris is the Visuals Editor at The Daily Iowan.  She is originally from Nebraska and is a sophomore at the University of Iowa studying English and Creative Writ...

Hannah Kinson

Assistant Visuals Editor, 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 Editor, projects

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

Ryan Adams

Assistant Visuals Editor, films

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Ryan Adams is the Films Assistant Visuals Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a senior at the University of Iowa studying cinema and journalism.

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...

Kade Overton

DITV Sports Director

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Kade Overton is the Sports Director at Daily Iowan TV. He is a senior at the University of Iowa and has been covering Hawkeye athletics since he was a sophomore. After covering a wide var...

Ryan Miksch

DITV Tech Director

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Ryan Miksch is Tech Director at Daily Iowan TV. He is a junior at the University of Iowa majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Sports and Recreation Management. For the past ...

Katie Ann McCarver

Copy 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...

Elijah Helton

Senior Columnist

(he/they) 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, a...

Chloe Peterson

Sports Reporter

(she/her/hers) Email: [email protected] Chloe Peterson is a sports reporter and digital producer at The Daily Iowan. This fall, she is the beat reporter for the field hockey team. She is a sophomore majoring in jou...

Will Fineman

Sports Reporter

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Will Fineman is a sports reporter at The Daily Iowan. He is a sophomore at the University of Iowa studying journalism. As a freshman, Will worked in the news section before switchi...

Chris Werner

Sports Reporter

(he/him/his) Email: [email protected] Chris Werner is a Sports Reporter at The Daily Iowan. He is a sophomore majoring in Journalism and Communications. Chris joined the staff in the fall of 2019. He has covere...