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Staff & Volunteers:
Dr. Dane S. Claussen, Editor-in-Chief & Executive Director (CEO)
Valerie Day Wilden, Director of Development
Matt Stroud, Executive Advisor
Dr. Scott C. Spangler, Middle Georgia State University, Website Consultant
Cardinal Metrics Student Organization (Dr. YoungAh Lee & Dr. Robin Blom, Advisors), Ball State University (IN), Media Analytics Consultants
Dr. Mohammad Yousuf, University of New Mexico, Newsletter Consultant
Dave Berns, Berns Media Strategy, Las Vegas (NV), Videography & Podcasting Consultant

Current Journalism Interns
Megan Elaine Finke, Bowling Green State University (OH), Spring & Summer 2021
Mackenzie Mayer, Ohio University, Spring & Summer 2021
Naga Prudhvi Panguluri, University of Idaho, Summer 2021
Jolie Shave, The College of New Jersey, Spring & Summer 2021

Current Website Interns
Timothy Hatcher, Middle Georgia State University, Summer 2021

Board of Directors
Dr. Dane S. Claussen, NSN Editor-in-Chief & Executive Director, Moscow, ID
Dr. Cynthia Liefeld, Phdivadiver Coral Foundation, Sewickley, PA & Grand Cayman Island
Dr. Scott C. Spangler, Middle Georgia State University, Macon, GA
Matt Stroud, The Daily Memphian, Memphis, TN
Dr. Robin Blom, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Advisory Board on Nonprofit Organizations
Nina Callanan, Creative Imaging Group, Scarborough, ME
Diane G. Claussen, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Camille Downing, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
Matthew Pavelek, National Veteran-Owned Business Association, Carnegie, PA
Kyra Randall, US Vets-Houston, Houston, TX

Advisory Board on Journalism Education & Training
Dr. Deb Aikat, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stephen Bates, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Advisory Board on Journalism
Craig Flournoy, Pulitzer Prize winner, Cincinnati, OH

Former Journalism Interns
Amanda Britt, University of New Mexico, Summer 2020 Journalism Intern
Ronnie Allen Campman, University of Hawaii, Spring 2021 & Fall 2020 Journalism Intern
Samantha Drysdale, Boston University, Summer 2020 Journalism Intern
Alejandro Figueroa, Ohio University, Fall 2020 Journalism Intern
Sri Payal Gangishetti, University of Bridgeport (CT), Summer 2020 Journalism Intern
Rebecca Marcinko, Pennsylvania State University, Summer 2020 Journalism Intern
Makenna Marks, Western Washington University, Summer 2020 Journalism Intern
Stephen Neukam, Rider University (NJ), Summer 2020 Journalism Intern
Lindsey Potter, California Lutheran University, Spring 2021, Journalism Intern
Vernon Smith Jr., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Summer 2020 Journalism Intern
Samantha Turner, Augusta University (GA), Summer 2020 Journalism Intern

Former IT/computer science Interns
Scott Mathews, Middle Georgia State University, Summer & Fall 2020, Spring 2021
Patty Lowery, Middle Georgia State University, Website Intern
Jacob Smith, Middle Georgia State University, Website Intern
Ethan Taube, Middle Georgia State University, Summer and Fall 2020 Website Intern
John Taylor, Middle Georgia State University, Website Intern
Joseph Walker, Middle Georgia State University, Website Intern
Marques Wright, Middle Georgia State University, Website Intern