The Maroon

2018-2019 Staff

Michael Giusti


Michael Giusti is the staff adviser to The Maroon, a position he has held since 2006. He is an award-winning journalist with nearly two decades of experience in daily newspapers, weekly business journalism and in regional, national...

Osama Ayyad

Design Chief

This semester, I'll be the Maroon's design chief, helping the Maroon come together in print. Previously, I have served as the senior staff photographer, and photo editor. I learned how to write stories and take photos during...

Madison McLoughlin

Managing Editor for Print

I'm a mass communications journalism and English literature junior from Michigan. I am the managing editor for print, and I was previously the news section editor. I hope to continue to grow as a journalist and that The Maroon...

Rose Wagner

News Editor

I am a sophomore mass communication and political science double major from St. Paul Minnesota. Currently, I'm the news editor for The Maroon and have previously held positions as a copy editor and staff writer. When I'm not in ...

Vanessa Alvarado

Opinion Editor

I am a Mass communication junior from Boston, Massachusetts and I am the Opinion Editor. I was previously a staff writer and opinion editor assistant. I wrote articles and ran Ask the Pack as assistant. I hope to make the opinion sec...

Sidney Ovrom

Photo Editor

I am a sophomore here at Loyola. I am the photo editor at The Maroon, and this is my first year being a part of this team. I am a digital filmmaking major with a minor in business marketing. As photo editor, I hope to produce...

Paige Carter

Social Media Coordinator

Paige is a sophomore and serves as the social media coordinator. She is a national swimmer and loves to bake. She hopes to spread awareness of each article of The Maroon on all social media platforms. Contact: [email protected]

Sam Lucio

Worldview Editor

Sam is a journalist with a passion for storytelling, and is a Mass Communication Junior. He currently serve as the Worldview Editor. He has also been Social Media Coordinator and  a contributing writer for The Maroon. Conta...

Jacob Meyer

Content Producer

Jacob  is a Junior at Loyola as a Digital Filmmaking Major.  He serves as the Content Producer at the Maroon, in which he serves as a liason between the Photography Desk and the Newsroom, Maroon Minute, and Social Media of The...

Andres Fuentes

Editor in Chief

Andres is going onto his third year with The Maroon, and has previously served as Sports Editor, Sports Assistant and Distribution Manager. He hopes that his experiences both classrooms and newsrooms allow him to lead The Maroon...

Tyler Wann

Editorial Editor

Wrapping up his four years at Loyola and  The Maroon, Tyler serves as the Editorial Editor. He hopes to portray the views of the editorial board, and have the best Howls and Growls every week.

Cody Downey

Copy Editor

Cody is entering his third year at Loyola University New Orleans as a mass communications student, focusing in journalism. He serves as the Copy Editor and Worldview Assistant this semester. He hopes to provide the Loyola community...

Anderson Leal

Managing Editor for Digital Media

Anderson is a sophmore and on to his third semester with The Maroon. He has  served as Social Media Producer and Public Relations Director. This semester he will take on the Managing Editor of Digital position, and hopes to...

Jillian Oddo

Executive Producer

Jillian is a sophomore and is entering her second year with The Maroon as the Executive Producer. She hopes to showcase the full Loyola experience through the Maroon Minute, Uptown Howl and Wolf Pack Wrap Up. And hopes to find...

India Yarborough

Senior Staff Writer

India is a senior mass communication major, sociology minor from Columbus, Mississippi. She has served as news editor and a contributing writer for The Maroon and will spend her final fall semester at Loyola as the paper’s senior...

Riley Katz

Copy Editor

Riley serves as copy editor for The Maroon. He has a strong passion for technology and fixing the various thing he breaks. He hopes to find a position working in tech journalism. contact: [email protected]

Andrew Lang

Sports Editor

Andrew is a sophomore mass communication major from New Orleans. He is a transfer from Syracuse University where he was a contributing writer for The Daily Orange. He has worked as copy editor and staff writer last semester for...

Kaylie Saidin

Wolf Editor

I'm a senior English major with a classical studies minor. I'm currently the Wolf Editor at the Maroon and was formerly the Life & Times editor. In my spare time, I write and publish short fiction. This semester I hope to bring ...

Catie Sanders

Life & Times Editor

Catie is a sophomore majoring in mass communications/journalism and a film studies minor. She hopes to enhance her writing skills, as well as cultivate an atmosphere that engages new Marooners. As the Life and Times editor, sh...

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