Dominic became a journalist because people told him he was good at writing. Now, he does it because he has fallen in love with it. Dominic loves getting to know people and learning their stories. He thinks it’s powerful being able to make a connection in only a few minutes. The BV has allowed him to do this while making friends that will last a lifetime. Besides journalism, Dominic is a fan of the Buffalo Sabres, WWE and the Hamilton soundtrack.
PHOTO EDITOR: Ian Coyne
Sophomore/Sophomore Political Science major
Ian is beginning his first semester as photo editor for The BV. He loves taking photos at sporting events. Fun Fact: Ian’s favorite breed of dog is the English Bulldog.
NEWS EDITOR: Jenn Eng
Jenn is from Long Island, NY. She has been writing for the BV since Fall 2016. Her favorite part about the BV is meeting new faculty members and students on campus and hearing their stories. Besides the BV, she is the PR co chair of the Campus Activities Board, an intern for the Athletic Communications Office and a member of the SBU Hip Hop Team.
NEWS ASSIGNMENT EDITOR: Mary Kate Killen
OPINION EDITOR: Tyler Grudi
FEATURES EDITOR: Molly Oas
FEATURES ASSIGNMENT EDITOR: Kelly Haberstroh
Junior/JMC and Professional & Creative Writing double major
SPORTS EDITOR: Kiley O’Donnell
Kiley is a junior transfer student from North Attleboro, MA. She chose to write for the sports section of The BV because of her interest in sports and love for writing. Kiley enjoys Boston sports, especially the New England Patriots and Boston Bruins. She also enjoys Star Wars and Disney World. While at home, she loves spending time with her family and playing with her dogs.
SPORTS ASSIGNMENT EDITOR: Ryan Signorino
Senior/JMC and English double major
Diana has been working at The BV since her freshman year. She’s also involved with the campus radio station, The Buzz, as well as the campus’s American Advertising Federation agency, Kwerkworks. Beyond communicating, Diana plays the cello and loves reading. She loves T.S. Eliot and yelling, but mostly in a fun way.
Brandon Fields is from Hollis, NY. He has worked on The BV since his freshman year and has previously worked as news assignment editor. He enjoys writing about hip-hop culture and bringing a unique perspective to the paper each week. In the future, he hopes to use all the great writing skills he has obtained from writing for The BV in a job in public relations or advertising.
Christina Root is a senior journalism/ mass communications major and political science minor from Syracuse, New York. She has worked on the BV since her sophomore year, and has also worked as assistant features editor. In addition to editing she has also acted as foreign correspondent in London, England. She aspires to one day become a political correspondent or an international reporter. While not writing for the paper she spends her time drinking iced coffee and avoiding deadlines.
Emily is from Buffalo, NY, and she’s one of five kids. Emily previously held the news editor position at The BV. This will be the second semester she’s working at The BV. Emily is also the interactive co-chair for Campus Activities Board and works in the Teaching and Learning Center as a writing workshop assistant.
Ethan formerly served as the sports editor of the paper. Now, he serves as an associate editor, reading stories and making sure they’re ready to go to print. Although he loves the BV, his passion lies in broadcasting. Ethan works for the school’s television station, producing content for news programs and live sporting events.
Tom is a Brooklyn-born, Jersey-strong writer and editor. He began writing for The BV in the spring of 2016 and was the feature assignment editor in the fall of 2016. Tom enjoys writing about music and movies, but is also interested in stories involving the student body and the Bonaventure campus.