Our Editors 2021-2022
Feel free to reach out to any of our editors with any questions or article ideas.
Zully Sosa (she/her/hers) | Executive Editor | email@example.com
Zully Sosa is the returning Executive Editor of the Echo, majoring in New Media: Promotional Communication and minoring in Sociology. She believes in educated journalism, caffeine, and the stars. Zully also works on campus at the library and as a performance evaluator for Spotlight Education. In her free time she’s either writing back penpals or going through her Letterboxd watchlist.
Danny Reinan (they/them/theirs) | Copy Editor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Danny is a fourth year student who is double-majoring in Social Work and Theater (Directing/Dramaturgy/Playwriting) and aiming to become a drama therapist. They are a stage actor, playwright, and visual artist who believes strongly in the power of language and is an advocate for the freedom of access to information, which motivates their work at the Echo. When they’re not up to their ears in schoolwork, they can be found juggling their many creative projects, including several original plays, an action RPG video game, and a whole lot of Dungeons and Dragons campaigns. Feel free to reach out to them if you want to share your ideas for upcoming articles, exchange cat photos, or just say hello!
Azu Esparza Hernandez (she/they) | Layout Editor | email@example.com
Azu Esparza Hernandez is a second-year majoring in Secondary Art Education. As layout editor she is looking forward to experimenting on InDesign and working with the team on making sure every issue is ready for Auggies to read! Aside from their love of art and film, one of their favorite hobbies is cooking and baking all day.
Jasmine Chikkala (she/her/hers) | Managing Editor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi, my name is Jasmine Chikkala (she/her/hers). I am a senior in the social work program and have a psychology minor. I started the Mental Health Matters student organization last year. I am a part of in the PAN-Asían club, BSW Forum, Social Work Honors Society, and TRIO. Additionally, I am an intern with the Minnesota Department of Human Services in the Aging division. When I have free time, I like art, trying new coffee shops, psychology podcasts, and volunteering.
I will be the managing editor and am excited to work for the Echo because I like the unique voices that are amplified.
Amina Pezerovic (she/her/hers) | Outreach Coordinator | email@example.com
Amina Pezerovic (she/her) is a first year double majoring in international business and marketing with a minor in international relations. She is passionate about social and climate justice. When she’s not working at the bakery, she enjoys reading, hanging out with family and friends, trying out new coffee shops, and hiking.
Olivia Allery (she/her/hers) | News Editor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi there! My name is Olivia Allery and I’m the News Editor for the Echo. I’m a sophomore this year and I’m majoring in Social Work! I use she/her pronouns, and I’m so excited to be a part of the Echo and even more excited for the awesome year we’re gonna have!
Tayana Osuna (she/her/hers) | Arts & Culture Editor | email@example.com
I’m a freshman here at Augsburg majoring in English. I’m working on becoming a Literature professor for my future job. I love to read and write. I enjoy hearing other people’s perspective and hearing their stories. I am also a huge soccer fan who loves Minnesota United.
Dominick Ingram (he/him/his) | Sports Editor | firstname.lastname@example.org
A senior at Augsburg, Dom is a Communication Studies major and is minoring in Marketing. He hopes to get a job as a sports journalist one day. Dom has a strong passion for sports and involves himself in everything he can relating to them. Outside of his life of sports, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, spending time with his girlfriend Carly, working out, video games, and working on campus
NOW HIRING | Opinions Editor | email@example.com
To apply for this position, send a cover letter and resume or writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Questions about writing for this section? Contact our Executive Editor Zully Sosa at email@example.com.
Sarah Burke (she/her/hers) | Features Editor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Burke is a senior double majoring in English and Communication Studies. She is an intern at History Through Fiction publishing and hopes to continue to learn how language shapes our perspectives on life. When she is not writing papers, you will find Sarah reading the latest YA fantasy novel and attempting to buy more coffee.
Mina (Leah) Himlie (she/her/hers) | Online Publishing Coordinator | email@example.com
Mina is a junior who is majoring in Social Work with a minor in Spanish. She is passionate about reading, writing, and social justice. In her free time she enjoys playing D&D, baking, watching shows, and reading books. Feel free to reach out to her if you want to grab a coffee or boba and chat!
Faculty Advisor is Jenny L. Hanson