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2013-2014 Staff

DeeDee Williams

DeeDee Williams

Hey, my name is DeeDee Williams and I have been a part of the Mesa Press staff for a year now. I enjoy writing anything sports related especially basketball and athlete features.  My major is journalism and I plan to  later...

Chris Madaffer

I am Journalism major and this is my first semester writing for the Mesa Press. I enjoy watching and writing about sports as well as creating music. I support local sports teams and am a die-hard San Diego Padres, San Diego Chargers...

Kristina Cox

I grew up in the Los Angeles area and am new to San Diego. This is my second semester as a Mesa college student and my first semester with the Mesa Press. Writing is one of my biggest passions. My other passions include food and...

Omarr S. Guerrero

Continuing my first year at Mesa after taking a year break off of school, I joined Mesa Press to gain experience in the journalism field and sharpen my writing skills. Aside from being an English Lit. student, I am also an independent...

Yanessa Hernandez

Hi, my name's Yanessa. This is my first semester at Mesa and I'm a writer for The Mesa Press. I lived in San Diego for 3 years when I was younger and returned in 2010 due to an active duty parent. I hope to pursue journalism as...

Haley Daniels

I'm Haley Daniels and I'm a student at San Diego Mesa College and the Ad Manager for The Mesa Press. I was born and raised in San Diego, and graduated from La Jolla High School in 2011. I plan on graduating from Mesa with an AA-T...

Mallory Graber

  I am a journalism and media studies major here at Mesa College with plans to transfer to SDSU. I love reading, writing, hiking, art, and animals. In my free time I like to explore and photograph San Diego.

Karina Alvarez- Calderon

I am a San Diego native who has a strong passion for traveling and exploring, soccer, summer, and blogging. I am currently finishing up my 4th semester at Mesa and plan on transferring in the Fall where I will pursue my degree...

David Nguyen

David Nguyen

I'm David Nguyen, staff photographer here at the Mesa Press. My hobbies are photography, cars, working on cars, blogging, writing, reading, attending car shows, and going to the beach.

Jung Kim

Jung Kim

Jung joined The Mesa Press as a Staff Writer for the Fall 2013 semester to pursue his passion for written compositions. He is an avid fan, advocate, and performer of hip-hop music and spoken-word poetry.

Thomas Frey

I'm the Sports Editor and this is my second semester at Mesa. I write for TheBeastBrief.com and tomfrey1st.wordpress.com in my spare time. I'm from Clairemont High School and I went to San Diego State for a year where I was a...

Josh Champlin

Josh Champlin

Originally from Lyons, Michigan, I have lived all over the US, and have traveled extensively. I worked as the sports editor for the Mesa Press last semester, and will be concentrating on writing for the upcoming term. I am a j...

Janna Braun

Janna Braun

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,...

Kyle Kenehan

Kyle Kenehan joined the staff of "The Mesa Press" as Staff Photographer in the Spring 2013 semester and is now Photo Editor. His experience includes shooting images for Make-a-Wish Foundation, Robeson and Associates, San Diego...

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