Megan is a senior journalism and honors humanities double-major at Azusa Pacific University with a minor in English. Originally from Dallas, she is passionate about fashion, travel, and faith and has also lived abroad in her mother’s home country of Slovenia. Her writing has appeared in ZU News, ZU Magazine, and she also has her own blog. You can read more from her at pursuingpeace.blog.
Jesse Watson is a third-year student from Livermore, California studying journalism with a minor in political science. He has a passion for meaningful storytelling, political reporting and creative writing. When he’s not writing, Jesse loves spending time with friends, drinking coffee and reading. Currently, Jesse serves as the Editor-in-Chief of ZU Magazine and the General Manager of ZU Podcasts.
Kairos Kobayashi is a senior Journalism major from Hilo, Hawaii. Interests lay in creative writing, video games, and watching online media. Kairos's career goal is to work for Associated Press or Reuters on national and international news.
Brady Back is a junior Journalism and Honors Humanities major from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Brady is an avid sports fan who can be found at the gym, watching football, or writing for sports blogs. Brady has career aspirations to work for companies like ESPN or Barstool Sports covering college and professional football.
Morgan is from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She is a sophomore majoring in journalism and screenwriting with hopes to become a news reporter or anchor someday. In her free time she likes listening to country music and watching films from the golden age of musicals.
Alana Perkins is a Sophmore at APU, majoring in Broadcast Journalism. Her hometown is Beverly Hills, California. Alana Perkins is currently Miss Teen Universe USA and recently competed internationally in Dubai. Alana is also an athlete on APU’s Track & Field team. Alana was a former head anchor on Spectrum Channel 6 Television (KBEV) to over 100,000 homes. She aspires to be a Sports Journalist and some of her hobbies include acting and modeling. Alana has created her own show and brand called “Undeniable” to help inspire and motivate others.
Emily Guerrero is a Journalism major here at APU, and she is currently in her third year of college. Guerrero grew-up in the city of Covina, but she is now residing in Duarte, California. She hopes to one day work for Vice News, or LA Times as a foreign correspondent.
Emma O’Dell is a sophomore majoring in broadcasting and sports journalism. She enjoys writing about news and lifestyle pieces.She is on APU’s cheer team and hopes to one day be a news reporter at ABC.
Katherine is from Portland, Oregon. She is a sophomore Journalism major. In the future, she would like to be a photojournalist.
Kayden is a junior majoring in Journalism at Azusa Pacific University. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, she aspires to use her strong sports background to become a sports broadcaster. She is also on the Women’s Basketball team at APU.
Kristilyn Hetherington is a sophomore at Azusa Pacific majoring in Journalism and Honors Humanities. She was the Editor in Chief of her high school newspaper, currently works for APU's Sports Information Director, is a Newsdesk Manager for Dodgers Nation, writes for a Sports Illustrated site called "Inside the Dodgers, and recently did a mentorship program with the Rose Bowl Game. She is an avid lover of all things sports and also has a passion for storytelling. With the desire of combining the two in the future, she hopes to be involved in sports broadcasting and one day maybe being on ESPN.
Luke is a junior journalism major. His career goal is to become a sports journalist and have his own sports podcast/show. During his free time Luke is down at the beach skating, working out, watching sports with friends, and out finding cool places to eat at.
Mya is a freshman Journalism major at APU. She is a local from Covina, CA. She enjoys to write, spend time with family and friends, and go on adventures.
Natalie Castillo is a journalism major at APU, and she is currently in her third year of college. Castillo grew-up in the city of Alhambra, but she is now residing in Pomona, California. She hopes to one day work for Elle magazine, or the NY Times as a journalist for a fashion magazine.