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Graham Piro (Fall 2017)

Graham Piro is a staff writer at The Washington Free Beacon, where he was a College Fix fellow in the fall of 2017. He is a graduate of Georgetown University where he served as the editor-in-chief of The Georgetown Voice. He was previously an investigative/enterprise reporter for The College Fix. He worked at The Hill and his writing has also appeared in National Review and The Detroit News.

Sumner Park (Summer 2017)

Sumner Park is a journalist with Fox Business. A summer 2017 College Fix fellow, she worked at The Hill. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Conor Beck (Summer 2016)

Conor Beck is the communications project manager at the Institute for Justice. A 2016 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Conor worked at The Weekly Standard. He is a graduate of Rice University. He was previously a media analyst for the Washington Free Beacon. His reporting has also appeared on LifeNews.

Diana Stancy Correll (Summer 2016)

Diana Stancy Correll is an editor for Military Times. She was previously a breaking news reporter for The Washington Examiner, where she was a 2016 summer College Fix journalism fellow. She is a graduate of Elon University. Her work has been featured in publications including The Hill, Newsweek, and Red Alert Politics. Previously, she interned at The Daily Signal and The Burlington Times-News, and was a communications fellow for the Network of enlightened Women.

Alexandra DeSanctis (Summer 2014)

Alexandra DeSanctis is a staff writer for National Review and a visiting fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. A 2014 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Alexandra worked at USA Today. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. She was previously a William F. Buckley Fellow at the National Review Institute. She is also a contributing writer at the Catholic Herald.

Blake Seitz (Summer 2014)

Blake Seitz is a speechwriter for Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR). A 2014 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Blake worked at the Washington Examiner. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia. Previously, he was an assistant editor at the Washington Free Beacon, as well as speechwriter for Sen. Mike Lee and Congressman Kevin McCarthy.

Jose R. Gonzalez (Spring 2014)

Jose Gonzalez is a crime and courts reporter at the Houston Chronicle. A 2014 spring College Fix journalism fellow, Jose worked at RealClearPolitics. He is a graduate of Texas State University. His previous editorial experience includes serving as editor-in-chief of the San Jacinto Times, a business reporter for the Houston Chronicle, copy editor and business reporter at the Victoria Advocate and congressional reporter for CNS News.

Adam O’Neal (Fall 2013)

Adam O’Neal is an editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal, based in London. A 2013 fall College Fix journalism fellow, Adam worked at RealClearPolitics. He is a graduate of the University of California-Irvine. His previous editorial experience includes working for ROME REPORTS TV news agency and as a producer for the Los Angeles-based KFI AM 640.

Ryan Lovelace (Summer 2013)

Ryan Lovelace is a political reporter at The Washington Times and the author of Search and Destroy: Inside the Campaign Against Brett Kavanaugh. A 2013 summer College Fix journalism fellow at the Weekly Standard, Ryan is a graduate of Butler University. He was previously a reporter for the National Law Journal and American Lawyer as well as the Washington Examiner. He was a Robert Novak Journalism Fellow at the Fund for American Studies and a William F. Buckley Jr. Fellow in Political Journalism at the National Review Institute.

Stephanie Merrick (Summer 2012)

Stephanie Merrick is managing editor at the Washington Free Beacon. A 2012 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Stephanie worked at The Daily Caller. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2012. Her previous editorial experience includes serving as editor-in-chief of The Michigan Review.

Kyle Peterson (Summer 2010)

Kyle Peterson is an editorial board member of The Wall Street Journal. A 2010 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Kyle worked at The Daily Caller. He is a graduate of Iowa State University. His previous editorial experience includes serving as managing editor of The American Spectator and reporting for National Review Online.

Crystal Hill (Fall 2014)

Crystal Hill is a reporter for Yahoo News. A 2014 fall College Fix journalism fellow, Crystal worked at The Hill. She is a graduate of Indiana University. Her previous editorial experience includes writing for the Indiana Daily Student, interning at The Washington Times and co-creating The Grapevine. She was previously a news associate for the Associated Press and a courts reporter at the Indianapolis Star.

Journalism Fellows

Landon Mion (Spring 2021)

Landon Mion is a spring 2021 College Fix fellow at Just the News. He is a graduate of Kennesaw State University. He is a contributor for Lone Conservative and has previously worked The Daily Caller, Campus Reform, Pulp Magazine, 71 Republic, and Kennesaw State’s The Sentinel. He was a writing fellow with America’s Future Foundation, student assistant for the Office of Research at Kennesaw State University and an intern for the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research.

John Loftus (Fall 2020)

John Loftus was a fall 2020 College Fix fellow at National Review. He is a graduate of Chapman University.

Brianna Kraemer (Fall 2020)

Brianna Kraemer was a fall 2020 College Fix fellow at Just the News, where she is continuing to work as a journalist. She is a senior at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs studying communication, political science, and Spanish. While studying in Spain she was a student blogger for the AIFS study abroad program. Her work has been published in The Scribe.

Donovan Newkirk (Fall 2020)

Donovan Newkirk was a fall 2020 College Fix fellow at RealClearPolitics. He is slated to begin serving an internship at the Media Research Center’s NewsBusters and freelance writing for the RF Angle. He is a graduate of the University at Buffalo, where he contributed to The Spectrum.

Emma Schambach (Summer 2020)

Emma Schambach was a summer 2020 College Fix fellow at the Carolina Journal. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she is pursuing an MA in Communications.

Phillip Nieto (Summer 2020)

Phillip Nieto was a summer 2020 College Fix fellow at the Daily Caller where he continues to write as a freelance reporter. He is in the class of 2022 at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Phillip served as opinion editor for the Los Angeles Loyolan and has contributed to Mediaite. He is an alumnus of the National Journalism Center.

Alex Nester (Summer 2020)

Alex Nester was a College Fix intern during the summer of 2020 and is now a fellow at the Washington Free Beacon. Her work has appeared in the Federalist, the Detroit News, and the Toledo Blade. She is a graduate of Hillsdale College.

Jeremiah Poff (2019-20 fellowship)

Jeremiah Poff is a communications assistant at the US Department of Education. He served as the 2019-20 investigative/enterprise reporter for The College Fix. He is a graduate of the Franciscan University of Steubenville. His work has appeared in The Washington Examiner, Fox News, Red Alert Politics, and The Daily Signal. He is also a regular contributor to ToddStarnes.com.

Brooke Conrad (Spring 2020)

Brooke Conrad is a writer and producer at the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s national headquarters. She was a spring 2020 College Fix journalism fellow at The Carolina Journal. She is a graduate of Hillsdale College. She interned at the Washington Examiner and Gulf Coast Media and she was a writer at Evie magazine. Her work has also appeared in the Daily Wire.

Mia Ping-Chieh Chen (Spring 2020)

Mia Ping-Chieh Chen is a broadcast journalist at Radio Free Asia, reporting on China and the United States. She was a spring 2020 College Fix fellow at USA Today. She is a graduate of Boston University, where she previously served as a data & in-depth editor for BU News Service. Her experience includes working as a statehouse correspondent for The Sun Chronicle and at The Epoch Times Boston.

Daniel Tenreiro (Fall 2019)

Daniel Tenreiro is a Rhodes fellow at National Review, where he was a fall 2019 College Fix fellow and previously an editorial assistant. He is a graduate at Yale University where he was a columnist for The Yale Daily News.

Lexi Lonas (Summer 2019)

Lexi Lonas is a breaking news reporter at The Hill. A summer 2019 College Fix fellow, she worked at the Daily Caller. She has also interned for the Washington Examiner. She is a columnist for the Lone Conservative and her work has been published in the Daily Signal, Civvy, and Accuracy in Media. She is a graduate of Penn State Altoona, and previously served as an intern for National Review Institute.

Steve Larkin (Summer 2019)

Steve Larkin is in the class of 2021 at the University of Notre Dame. He was a summer 2019 College Fix fellow at The Catholic Herald. His work has appeared in the Irish Rover and The Week.

Aryssa Damron (Fall 2018)

Aryssa Damron is a library associate at the DC Public Library. A fall 2018 College Fix fellow, she worked at The Washington Examiner. She an undergraduate degree from Yale University and an MSLS from the University of Kentucky. She has served as a columnist for Future Female Leaders, a fact check reporter at the Daily Caller, and a media analyst at the Washington Free Beacon.

Katie Anderson (Spring 2019)

Katie Anderson is a publicist at Regnery Publishing. A spring 2019 College Fix fellow, she worked at The Washington Examiner. She is a graduate of Fort Lewis College. She served as a writer and editor at Human Defense Initiative, and as a correspondent for Campus Reform.

Sarah George (Spring 2019)

Sarah George is in the class of 2022 at Georgetown University. A spring 2019 College Fix fellow, she worked at The Daily Caller.

Stone Washington (Summer 2019)

Stone Washington is a PhD student and graduate teaching assistant in the Policy Studies program at Clemson University. A summer 2019 College Fix fellow, he worked at the Daily Caller. He holds a bachelors degree from Clemson University and a Juris Masters from Emory University School of Law. He has interned at The Heritage Foundation and Creative Inquiry-Clemson, and his work has appeared on Professor Ellis Washington’s website, Ellis Washington Report, as well as Renew America, Red Alert Politics, The Washington Times, and The Schpiel. 

Michael Weiner (Summer 2019)

Michael Weiner is in the class of 2021 at Yeshiva University. A summer 2019 College Fix fellow, he worked at The American Interest. He is currently a writer for the website Patheos.com, and has served as a research intern at the Hudson Institute. His work has been published in The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, and The Imaginative Conservative.

Brittany Slaughter (Summer 2019)

Brittany Slaughter is in the class of 2020 at Liberty University. A summer 2019 College Fix fellow, she worked at The Hill. She has served as a reporter for The Fix, editor and writer at Odyssey, the assistant news editor for the Liberty Champion, and has had work published in The Washington Examiner. She is an opinion writer for David Harris Jr. and a news podcaster at Britt’s Hot Minute.

Jon Brown (Fall 2018)

Jon Brown is an editor and reporter for the Daily Wire. He previously served as night news editor at The Washington Examiner and reported for the Daily Caller. A spring 2018 College Fix fellow, he worked at The Daily Caller. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Ryan Everson (Summer 2019)

Ryan Everson is a writer and editor for Alliance Defending Freedom. A summer 2019 College Fix fellow, he worked at The Washington Examiner. He is a graduate of Arizona State University. He was an intern for the Equal Rights Institute and an Alliance Defending Freedom Areté Academy Delegate. Ryan was an editor for Lone Conservative and has contributed to The Washington Examiner, Live Action News, The Catholic Sun, and Secular Pro-Life.

Jack Beyrer (Summer 2019)

Jack Beyrer is a news writer at the Washington Free Beacon. He worked as a summer 2019 College Fix fellow at RealClearPolitics. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University. He previously edited The Wake Forest Review.

Madeline Fry Schultz (Summer 2018)

Madeline Fry Schultz is assistant magazine and digital editor at Philanthropy. A summer 2018 College Fix fellow, she worked at D Magazine in Dallas, Texas. She is a graduate of Hillsdale College. Her previous experience includes internships at Verily and Philanthropy magazines and as a commentary writer for The Washington Examiner.

Amelia Irvine (Summer 2018)

Amelia Irvine is consultant at an economic consulting firm. A summer 2018 College Fix fellow, she worked at USA Today. She is a graduate of Georgetown University. Her writing has appeared in National Review, Rare, The Washington Examiner, GlennBeck.com, The American Conservative, and FEE.org. She served as a research economist with the White House Council of Economic Advisors. In 2018 she was featured in The Washington Examiner’s 30 Under 30 list.

Cole Carnick (Summer 2018)

Cole Carnick is an assistant editor at The Washington Free Beacon. A summer 2018 College Fix fellow, he worked at The Washington Examiner. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he served as editor-in-chief of the campus publication The Michigan Review. He previously worked for Spectator USA.

Zachery Schmidt (Summer 2018)

Zachery Schmidt is a digital editor at Star News Digital Media, the parent company of The Tennessee Star, The Minnesota Sun, and The Ohio Star. A summer 2018 College Fix fellow, he worked at The Daily Caller. He is a graduate of Western Washington University.

Kathryn Hinderaker (Summer 2018)

Kathryn Hinderaker is event coordinator at Center of the American Experiment. A summer 2018 College Fix fellow, she worked at RealClearPolitics. She is a graduate of St. Olaf College.

Dylan Croll (Spring 2018)

Dylan Croll is an associate at Keybridge Communications in Washington, D.C. A spring 2018 College Fix fellow, he worked at The Weekly Standard. He is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. He interned as a speechwriter at the French Embassy in New York, and at the Norwood News.

Dominic Mancini (Fall 2017)

Dominic Mancini is a graduate student at American University pursuing an MBA while working at a marketing communications firm. A fall 2017 College Fix journalism fellow, he worked at The Hill. He is a graduate of Ashford University. He previously worked as a reporter for The Daily Caller and as an editorial intern with The New York Post.

Amanda Tidwell (Summer 2017)

Amanda Tidwell is a freelance writer living in Virginia. A 2017 summer College Fix fellow, she worked at The Daily Caller. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University.

Gabby Muñoz (Fall 2017)

Gabriella Muñoz is a political reporter for The Washington Times. A Fall 2017 College Fix fellow, she worked at the Washington Examiner. She is a graduate of Georgetown University where she wrote for The Georgetown Review. Her work has appeared in The Hawaii Catholic Herald, The Hill, and Townhall.

Jeremy Beaman (Summer 2017)

Jeremy Beaman is a commentary writer for the Washington Examiner. A summer 2017 College Fix fellow, he worked at the Washington Examiner. He is a graduate of the University of Mobile. He previously wrote for Yellowhammer News, an Alabama news website, and The State, a newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina.

Sophia Martinson (Summer 2017)

Sophia Martinson is is a culture writer based in New York City. A 2017 summer College Fix journalism fellow, she worked at USA Today. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where she worked as writer, managing editor, and editor-in-chief for the Irish Rover independent student newspaper. She then worked as an editorial assistant at The Weekly Standard and as a research assistant in education policy at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. Her work has appeared in USA Today, Angelus News, Verily Magazine, MercatorNet, The New Criterion, The Washington Examiner, and Theology of Home.

Hannah Long (Summer 2017)

Hannah Long is an editorial assistant with HarperCollins Publishers. A summer 2017 College Fix fellow, she worked at The Weekly Standard. She is a graduate of Emory & Henry College. Her work has also appeared in American Consequences, and Arc Digital.

Jason Chulack

A Spring 2017 College Fix journalism fellow, Jason Chulack worked at The Daily Caller. He graduated from the University of California Merced and is pursuing a JD at Santa Clara University School of Law.

Joe DiSipio

Joe DiSipio is associate program director at the Alliance for Catholic Education. A Fall 2016 College Fix journalism fellow, Joe worked at The Hill. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Notre Dame. He was a member of Notre Dame’s Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy. He has worked for the South Bend Tribune and for Ireland’s national public broadcaster RTE. He also served as managing editor of Notre Dame’s The Scholastic.

Kirkland An (Summer 2016)

Kirkland An is a designer and editor at Providence Magazine. A 2016 summer College Fix journalism fellow, he worked at USA Today. He is a graduate of Wheaton College. Previously he served as editor in chief of The Wheaton Record campus newspaper and as a freelance reporter for The Washington Post. He has also held an editorial position at the Chicago Tribune and was a Collegiate Network fellow at USA Today.

Diana McElfresh (Summer 2016)

Diana McElfresh is a paralegal at Iroquois Group. A 2016 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Diana worked at The Hill. She is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University. Previously she worked as a publishing assistant at Hachette Book Group.

Jake Henry (Summer 2016)

Jake Henry is a digital strategist at the national Democratic Redistricting Committee. A 2016 summer College Fix journalism, Jake worked at the Daily Caller. He is a graduate of University of California, San Diego. He held an editorial position at The Victorville Daily Press. He was a writer for One America News Network and a freelancer for USA Today. He also served as the evening assistant producer for KPBS News.

Ellie Potter (Spring 2016)

Ellie Potter is an energy policy reporter for S&P Global Market Intelligence. A 2016 spring College Fix journalism fellow, Ellie worked at Real Clear Politics. She is a graduate of the University of Richmond where she wrote for Forum Magazine and The Collegian. She also interned at the Washington Examiner and WTVR CBS 6 in Richmond, as well as Richmond Magazine. During the summer of 2016 she interned at Transitions Online as an editorial assistant in Prague, Czech Republic. She previously worked at The Dickinson Press and The Daily News-Record.

Anthony Gockowski (Fall 2015)

Anthony Gockowski is editor-in-chief of AlphaNews MN. A 2015 fall College Fix journalism fellow, Anthony worked at The Daily Caller. He is a graduate of The University of St. Thomas. His previous editorial experience includes The Intercollegiate Review and The Catholic Spirit. He was previously an investigative reporter for Campus Reform, and served as the managing editor of The Minnesota Sun.

David Hookstead (Fall 2015)

David Hookstead is an editor at the Daily Caller. A 2015 fall College Fix journalism fellow, David worked at the Daily Caller. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Nathan Courter (Summer 2015)

Nathan Courter is an Ensign in the United States Navy. A summer 2015 College Fix fellow, Nathan worked at National Review as an Agostinelli Fellow. Nathan is a graduate of Indiana University.

Andrew Desiderio (Summer 2015)

Andrew Desiderio is a congressional reporter for Politico. A 2015 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Andrew worked at RealClearPolitics. He graduated from the George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs. He was previously a congressional reporter for The Daily Beast. He has also served internships at the BBC and Mediaite.

Mairead McArdle (Summer 2015)

Mairead McArdle is a news writer at National Review. A 2015 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Mairead worked at USA Today. She is a graduate of Thomas Aquinas College. She previously worked for CNS News and the Washington Examiner. Her previous editorial experience includes serving as editor-in-chief of The Campus Dirt student newspaper and a staff writer at Fox News Insider.

Ben Parker (Summer 2015)

Ben Parker is the senior editor of The Bulwark and the associate director of the Defending Democracy Together Institute. A summer 2017 College Fix fellow, he worked at The Weekly Standard. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He served as the Robert L. Bartley Fellow at The Wall Street Journal for 2016. He has worked for Congressman Frank Wolf and Congresswoman Barbara Comstock.

Brooke A. Rogers (Summer 2015)

Brooke Rogers is the editorial page assistant at the New York Post. A summer 2015 College Fix fellow, Brooke worked at National Review as an Agostinelli Fellow. She is a graduate of Laramie County Community College, where she was co-editor of the Wingspan. She previously worked at National Review as an assistant to the publisher.

Derek Draplin (Spring 2015)

Derek Draplin is the Colorado News Editor for The Center Square and the weekend editor for The Daily Caller. A 2015 spring College Fix journalism fellow, Derek worked at The Detroit News. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan. He previously served as a producer for the Forbes Opinion channel, a correspondent for Michigan Capital Confidential and an associate editor at The Daily Caller. His previous editorial experience includes serving as editor-in-chief and publisher of The Michigan Review.

Austin Yack (Summer 2015)

Austin Yack is the founder and CEO of Ascendyn Advertising, a direct response advertising agency. A 2015 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Austin worked at The Hill. He is a magna cum laude graduate of University of California-Santa Barbara. He was previously a William F. Buckley Political Journalism Fellow at National Review. He made Washington Examiner’s 2018 30 Under 30.

Marieke Desmond (Spring 2015)

Marieke Desmond is the owner of Mighty Slingshot, a firm specializing in web design and brand strategy for small businesses. A 2015 spring College Fix fellow, Marieke worked at USA Today. She is a graduate of Hillsdale College. Her previous editorial experience includes serving as editor-in-chief of The Hillsdale Collegian and interning at The Washington Times. She also worked as a writer for Senator Ben Sasse (R., Nebraska).

Aaron Bandler (Summer 2014)

Aaron Bandler is a reporter for The Jewish Journal. A 2014 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Aaron worked at The Daily Caller. He is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University. His previous editorial experience includes contributing to Townhall Media. He was previously a writer for The Daily Wire.

Michael Cipriano (Summer 2014)

Michael Cipriano is completing a two-year fellowship as a program analyst at the State Department. A 2014 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Michael worked at RealClearPolitics. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from American University. He was previously senior writer for The Pink Sheet covering FDA regulatory policy for professionals in the pharmaceutical industry.

Caroline Craddock (Summer 2014)

Caroline Craddock is the Operations Coordinator, ADF International at Alliance Defending Freedom. 2014 summer College Fix fellow, Caroline worked at National Review as an Agostinelli fellow. She is a graduate of King’s College. She previously worked as the campaign director (English) for the non-profit international petition platform CitizenGO.

Vivian Jones (Summer 2014)

Vivian Jones is a reporter at The Center Square. A 2014 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Vivian worked at The Hill. She is a graduate Hillsdale College, where she edited The Collegian and the Hillsdale Daily News. She previously worked as the communications director for The Philos Project and as a legislative assistant for Brian Kelsey, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman in the Tennessee General Assembly.

Ben Smith (Summer 2014)

Ben Smith works as a digital media specialist. A 2014 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Ben worked at The American Spectator. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He previously worked as a digital media specialist for the Washington Examiner.

Nathaniel Botwinick (Summer 2013)

Nathaniel Botwinick works at a law firm in New York City. A 2013 College Fix journalism fellow, Nathaniel worked at National Review as an Agostinelli fellow. He holds an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a JD from New York University School of Law.

Dan Santella (Fall 2013)

Dan Santella works for KELO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A 2013 fall Student Free Press Association fellow, Dan worked at The Monitor. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2008.

Spencer Amaral (Summer 2013)

Spencer Amaral is the director of programing at The Windrose Project and a teacher at The St. Timothy School in Dallas, Texas. A 2013 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Spencer worked at The American Spectator. He is a graduate of Hillsdale College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at Dallas Theological Seminary. His previous editorial experience includes interning for The Daily Caller.

Zenon Evans (Summer 2013)

Zenon Evans is a senior software engineer at Zebra Technologies. A 2013 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Zenon worked at Reason. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University where he was editor-in-chief of The Rubicon, an independent student publication.

Noah Glyn (Summer 2013)

Noah Glyn is a budget supervisor at the New Jersey Treasury Department. A 2012 summer College Fix fellow, Noah worked at National Review as an Agostinelli fellow. He is a graduate of Rutgers University.

Lindsey Grudnicki (Summer 2013)

Lindsey Grudnicki is a program manager at the Institute for Humane Studies. A 2013 College Fix fellow, Lindsey worked at National Review as an Agostinelli fellow. She is a graduate of Ashland University. She served as an editorial assistant for Minerva Rising. She is a guest writer at Center Squared.

Jim Hemphill (Summer 2013)

Jim Hemphill was previously an editorial writer at The Toledo Blade. A 2013 summer College Fix fellow, Jim worked at the Washington Examiner. He is a graduate of the College of William & Mary.

Andrew Johnson (Summer 2013)

Andrew Johnson is senior writer and editor at Subject Matter, a creative advocacy firm. A 2013 summer College Fix fellow, Andrew worked at National Review as an Agostinelli fellow. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as digital press secretary of the National Republican Congressional Committee, and as the Communications Director for Congressman Erik Paulsen of Minnesota.

Charles Rollet (Summer 2013)

Charles Rollet is a reporter for IPVM, an independent video surveillance information source. A 2013 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Charles worked at The Daily Caller. He is a graduate of Northwestern University. He was an Overseas Press Club Scholar at NYU’s School of Journalism. His previous editorial experience includes serving as editor-in-chief for the Northwestern Chronicle. His work has appeared in Wired, the Phnom Penh Post, Foreign Policy Magazine, and Global Finance, among others.

Alexander Kazam (Summer 2013)

Alexander Kazam is senior counsel in the Office of the Associate Attorney General at the US Department of Justice. A summer 2013 College Fix fellow, Alexander worked at National Review as an Agostinelli fellow. The following year, he also worked at The Wall Street Journal as a Tikvah Fellow. He is a graduate of Harvard College, where he was managing editor of the Harvard Political Review, and holds a JD from Yale Law School, where he was notes editor of the Yale Law Journal. He served as a clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Laura Byrne Prugh (Spring 2013)

Laura Byrne Prugh works in communications at Stanley Black & Decker. A 2013 spring College Fix journalism fellow, Laura worked at Red Alert Politics. She is a graduate of Tulane University. Her previous editorial experience includes interning for The Daily Caller. She served as deputy director of communications for the city of Mobile, Alabama.

Samantha Schroeder (Fall 2012)

Samantha Schroeder is the deputy director of FedSoc Films at the Federalist Society. A 2012 fall College Fix journalism fellow, Samantha worked at The Daily Caller. She is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. She was previously director of external affairs at the Foreign Policy Initiative.

Julie Ershadi (Summer 2012)

Julie Ershadi is a PhD student in Iranian Studies at UCLA, focusing on medieval Persian literature. A 2012 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Julie worked at The Hill. She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College. She was previously lifestyle reporter and legislative researcher for CQ Roll Call, and her writing has appeared in Reason, The Hill, and others.

Josh Fatzick (Spring 2012)

Josh Fatzick is a service manager in the HVAC industry. A 2012 spring College Fix journalism fellow, Josh worked at The Hill. He is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University. He previously worked for The Daily Caller and Voice of America. His previous editorial experience includes serving as editor-in-chief of The Chanticleer.

Emily Schrader (Summer 2012)

Emily Schrader is the founder of the marketing firm Social Lite Creative and a columnist at The Jerusalem Post. A 2012 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Emily worked at The Weekly Standard. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and an MA from Tel Aviv University. Her work has appeared in The Huffington Post, Ynet News, and The Times of Israel among others. She served as the international digital director of Israeli educational organization StandWithUs.

Vishal Ganesan (Fall 2011)

Vishal Ganesan is a corporate associate at Latham & Watkins in San Francisco. A 2011 fall College Fix journalism fellow, Vishal worked at The Daily Caller. He holds bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Arizona, and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law. His editorial experience included writing and editing for the Desert Lamp.

Kyle Blaine (Summer 2011)

Kyle Blaine is the senior campaign editor at CNN Politics. A 2011 summer College Fix fellow, Kyle worked at Reason. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. He previously worked for BuzzFeed, as news editor of The Vanderbilt Hustler, and with ABC News.

Christopher Goins (Summer 2011)

Christopher Goins is a freelance journalist and court reporter on Capitol Hill. A 2011 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Christopher worked at The Hill. He is a graduate of La Salle University. His previous editorial experience includes writing for Baltimore Post-Examiner, MarylandReporter.com, The American Spectator, CNSNews.com and Politic365. He was previously the former assistant managing editor at ASC Services, a transcriber of political events. 

Kate Havard Rozansky (Summer 2011)

Kate Havard Rozansky is a research analyst at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. A 2011 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Kate worked at The Weekly Standard. She is a graduate of St. John’s College. She was a Tikvah Fellow at the Wall Street Journal. Her previous editorial experience includes reporting for The Washington Post.

Amanda Seitz (Summer 2011)

Amanda Seitz is a fact checker for the Associated Press. A 2011 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Amanda worked at the Daily Caller. She is a graduate of Miami University. Her previous experience includes working for the Dayton Daily News and the Wausau Daily Herald. She was previously a digital politics and government reporter for WCPO-9 in Cincinnati.

Tray Smith (Summer 2011)

Tray Smith is an associate at Vinson & Elkins. A 2011 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Tray worked at The Washington Examiner. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama, where he served as opinion editor of The Crimson White, and a JD from Tulane University Law School.

Alicia M. Cohn (Spring 2011)

Alicia M. Cohn is the assignment editor at The Hill, where she interned in the spring of 2011 as a College Fix journalism fellow. She is a graduate of Wheaton College. Her previous editorial experience includes working as a staff writer for the Washington Examiner and bylines as a freelancer in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Quartz, 5280 Magazine, The Denver Post, and Thrillist. She also worked in communications for the Heritage Foundation, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Claire M. Cousino (Summer 2010)

Claire M. Cousino is a stay-at-home mother. A 2010 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Claire worked at The Washington Times. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Irish Rover. After graduation she worked in communications for Autocam.

Peyton Miller (Summer 2010)

Peyton Miller is a tax associate at Fried Frank LLP in Washington, D.C. A 2010 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Peyton worked at The Weekly Standard. He graduated from Harvard University in 2015 and New York University in 2016. His previous editorial experience includes editing the Harvard Salient and the NYU Tax Law Review and serving on the articles board of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Andrew Stiles (Summer 2010)

Andrew Stiles is a senior writer at The Washington Free Beacon. A 2010 summer College Fix journalism fellow, Andrew worked at The Hill. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. His previous editorial experience includes reporting for National Review and Heat Street.

Past Editors and Writers

Daniel Payne

Daniel Payne is a reporter for Just The News. He served as associate editor of The College Fix from 2017 to 2020. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where he studied English literature and the Italian language. His work has appeared in the Federalist, National Review, Reason, USA Today and elsewhere. He also edits the website “Trial of the Century.”

Nathan Rubbelke

Nathan Rubbelke is a reporter for the St. Louis Business Journal. He was previously a staff reporter for The College Fix with a specialty in investigative and enterprise reporting. Rubbelke graduated from Saint Louis University. He has also held editorial positions at The Commercial Review daily newspaper in Portland, Indiana, as well as at The Washington Examiner, Red Alert Politics and St. Louis Public Radio.

Katherine Miller

Katherine Miller is a founding editor of The College Fix. She is currently a political editor at BuzzFeed.

Nathan Harden

Nathan Harden served as editor of The College Fix from 2012 to 2014. He is the author of Sex and God at Yale: Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad.

Robby Soave

Robby Soave is an associate editor at Reason.com. Before joining Reason, Soave was a reporter for The Daily Caller and associate editor for The College Fix. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he served as editorial page editor and summer managing editor of The Michigan Daily during his time on campus. He is the author of Panic Attack: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump, released in 2019.

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