The CT Staff

EXECUTIVE EDITOR

Gabriela de Camargo Gonçalves

 

Gabi was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil. She is pursuing a digital journalism major and a political science minor, but she spends any free time working on her paintings, drawings and photography. Anything and everything related to art and the written word define Gabi.

twitter: @decamgabriela

instagram: @athousandfiress

decamargg@commonwealthtimes.org

 


MANAGING EDITOR

Hollyann Purvis

 

Hollyann is a senior majoring in digital journalism with a minor in English. After college, she plans to live in metropolitan New York and pursue a career in editing, social media strategizing and/or public relations. In her free time, Hollyann enjoys yoga, cooking and traveling as much as she can.

purvishm2@commonwealthtimes.org

 

 

 


COPY EDITOR

Anna Chen

 

Anna is a senior and first-generation student majoring in mass communications with a concentration in digital journalism and double minoring English and creative writing. She enjoys the simple pleasures of enjoying time with friends and watching Shark Tank. In the future, she hopes to one day become an advocacy journalist and a dog mom.

chena10@commonwealthtimes.org

 

 

 


NEWS EDITOR

Selna Shi

 

Selna studies political science and urban planning. They are interested in writing local news stories and have covered local elections, rallies and VCU. Occasionally, they play badminton and frisbee. They also play sudoku and cook delicate dishes like fried rice whenever they can.

news@commonwealthtimes.org

 

 

 

 


SPORTS EDITOR

Arrick Wilson

 

Arrick is a sophomore majoring in mass communications with a concentration in journalism. Arrick is a multifaceted journalist, photographer and content creator. Arrick is also a avid sports fan who enjoys watching The Office, taking pictures with his camera and listening to music. Arrick hopes to one day have a journalism career involving sports, black culture and music.

Instagram: @arrickwilson, @flicksbyarrick
Twitter: @ArrickWilson
sports@commonwealthtimes.org

 


SPECTRUM EDITOR

Chloe Hawkins

 

Chloe is a senior majoring in mass communications with a focus in digital journalism and a minor in history. In her free time she enjoys listening to all types of music, watching her favorite comfort shows, and trying to find the next best burger place.

spectrum@commonwealthtimes.org

 

 

 

 


OPINIONS EDITOR

Kofi Mframa

 

Kofi is a junior majoring in mass communications with concentration in digital journalism. He enjoys writing editorials on music, media, and popular culture at large as well as arts criticism. In his free time, you can find Kofi playing cello and updating his Letterboxd as he binges A24 films.

opinions@commonwealthtimes.org

 

 

 

 


PHOTO EDITOR

Alessandro Latour

 

Alessandro is a photographer and a pursuing designer, currently studying experience and interaction design. Alongside his studies, he also enjoy traveling and indulging in a nice cortado. After college Alessandro hopes to move to New York City where he will pursue a career in design or photography.

instagram: @alessandrolatour

photography@commonwealthtimes.org

 

 


AUDIENCE EDITOR

Andrew Kerley

 

Andrew is a freshman pursuing degrees in mass communications and economics. He does not know where his career is going, but hopes to travel the world and talk to all kinds of people. In his free time, Andrew enjoys playing obscure video games, creating art, consuming video essays and cooking big meals for his friends.

Instagram: @Andrew Kerley

Twitter: @AndrewKerley_

audience@commonwealthtimes.org

 


ILLUSTRATIONS EDITOR

Killian Goodale-Porter

 

Killian is a sophomore majoring in communication arts with a certificate in product innovation. In her free time, she enjoys doodling, watching — but never finishing — TV shows, reading and baking. Killian plans to eventually help illustrate more stories as a visual development artist.

illustrations@commonwealthtimes.org

 

 

 

 


GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

Clare Wislar — Art Director 

 

designers@vcustudentmedia.com

 

 

 

 

 

 


Madison Tran — Designer

 

Madison is majoring in graphic design. She plans to pursue a career in design for publishing media and is an aspiring art director. Madison likes to spend her free time collecting candles and rewatching “Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour” on Netflix.

Instagram: @mads.gdes

 

 

 

 


Fiona McMichael — Designer

 

Fiona is a graphic design major and printmaking minor in her senior year of college. She is originally from Blacksburg, Virginia but finds the city more her speed. When there is free time to be had, Fiona enjoys running her radio show, reading, and playing the occasional game of chess or tennis.  After college she hopes to have more time to pet her cat.

 

 

 

 


Tess Wladar — Designer

 

Tess is a senior majoring in communication arts with a concentration in illustration. She plans to pursue a career in editorial and children’s book illustration. Tess likes to spend her free time needle felting and re-watching “Twilight.”

 

 

 

 

 


Solimar Santoyo — Designer

 

Solimar is an award winning graphic designer from Chicago. A career as an art director is what excites her the most. Solimar enjoys writing during her free time and also spending as much as possible at Starbucks.