2019-2020 Staff

Janna Braun

Faculty Adviser

Janna has been the Faculty Adviser to The Mesa Press since 2005.  During that time, the newspaper has been honored by a variety of organizations, including the San Diego Press Club, San Diego Society of Professional Journalists,...

Stephanie Stahl

Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie is in her third year at Mesa and is pursuing a degree in Journalism. She hopes to one day work for a news medium such as the San Diego Union Tribune or CBS News. When she isn't writing for the Mesa Press or working on...

Izzy Rozansky

Opinions Editor

When she's not working on her Journalism degree at Mesa College, you can find Izzy relaxing with a book (or two, or three) at the beach. Raised by parents who always reminded her that no knowledge is ever wasted, Izzy's favorite...

David Doss

Sports Editor

David is beginning his second year at Mesa College and is planning on transferring next fall in order to finish his degree in journalism. When David isn’t writing his next hard-hitting story for The Mesa Press, he’s probably...

Justin Choi

Staff Writer

Justin Choi is a second year student at Mesa who is majoring in Journalism. This is his first semester in the Mesa Press. He's in the pursuit of knowledge and wishes to become a foreign correspondent one day. When he's not trying...

Nye Harper

Staff Writer

Nyesha, simply knowns as Nye, is a staff writer for the Mesa Press. She is pursuing a degree in Journalism. When she is not writing in one newsroom, she writes and produces for another - a local news station. In her free time...

Nataly Vasquez

Staff Writer

Nataly earned a bachelors degree in English from San Diego State University in 2017, During that time, she had the opportunity to attend New York University for a fashion journalism summer program. After college, she became a...

Lance Nelson

Staff Writer

When he isn’t test-driving new vehicles under the alias "LanceTheDriver," you can find Lance Nelson proudly working on his journalism degree in San Diego. A proponent of taking the road less traveled, he relinquished what would hav...

Jaclyn Levine

News Editor

Jaclyn Levine is an aspiring writer and book editor, which will be career number three for her; she was a retail store stylist in Macy's New York and Macy's La Jolla, and she was a fashion designer for a girl's clothing manufacturer...

Renee Schmiedeberg

News Editor

Renee Schmiedeberg is a Journalism student at Mesa College. She earned a bachelor's degree in English Creative Writing from Cal State Long Beach, where she found a love for journalism. Currently, she's an afterschool program English...

Matthew Martinez

staff writer

Matthew is starting his 4th year at Mesa College and is planning on transferring next fall in order to finish his degree in journalism. When Matthew isn’t writing for The Mesa Press,  you can find matthew all over San Diego...

Jaqueline Sanchez Rivera

Photo editor and Staff Writer

This is Jaqueline's last semester at Mesa College and her first time in Mesa Press as a writer and photo editor. She will soon graduate with a philosophy and journalism degree. Not only does she have passion for philosophy and...

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