Samantha Aguilar

Samantha Aguilar covers the environment for Medill on the Hill. She studies Journalism and International Studies at Northwestern University. She has reported for The Daily Northwestern and has interned at Hearst Television’s KETV NewsWatch 7 in Omaha, Nebraska.

@samanthaagu1lar

Ali Bianco

Ali Bianco covers immigration and demographics for Medill on the Hill. The Miami native studies journalism and international studies at Northwestern University and was the politics editor for North by Northwestern, a campus/local reporter for WNUR and an investigative reporter, researching right-wing trends in Miami’s Venezuelan-American community.

@_alibianco

Shannon Coan

Shannon Coan covers politics for Medill on the Hill. She is studying journalism and history at Northwestern University. She has reported for and been a managing editor at North By Northwestern, where she covered local news and politics.

@shannonccoan

Grace Deng

Grace Deng covers education for Medill on the Hill. She studies journalism, legal studies and Asian American Studies at Northwestern University. She has reported for and served as executive editor at North by Northwestern. The Seattle native has also been a public affairs intern for the USA TODAY Ohio Politics Bureau, where she covered the Ohio Statehouse for the Columbus Dispatch and 20 other Gannett newspapers in the state.

@gracesdeng

Jenny Huh

Jenny Jiin Huh covers immigration for Medill on the Hill. She studies journalism, marketing and Mandarin at Northwestern University. Previously, she worked as an intern for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and serves as co-news director for the Northwestern News Network.

@jenny_huh

Vanessa Kjeldsen

Vanessa Kjeldsen covers national security for Medill on the Hill. She studies Journalism and Political Science at Northwestern University. She is also an Executive Producer, Anchor and Reporter for Northwestern News Network, the school’s broadcast news station.

@vanessakjeldsen

Ellisya Lindsey

Ellisya Lindsey covers immigration for Medill on the Hill. She studies journalism and Spanish at Northwestern University.

@EllisyaLindsey

Zachary Kessel

Zach Kessel covers politics for Medill on the Hill. He studies journalism at Northwestern University. He previously served as Politics Anchor for Northwestern News Network and as a columnist for The Daily Northwestern. His writings have been featured in multiple publications including The Washington Post and National Review.

@zikessel

Zachary Miller

Zack Miller covers business for Medill on the Hill. He studies journalism, economics, political science and computer science at Northwestern University. He interned at Inc. Magazine reporting on tech and business trends.

@Zachatackary

Maia Pandey

Maia Pandey covers education for Medill on the Hill. She is studying journalism and history at Northwestern University. She has also worked as a reporter and editor for the Daily Northwestern.

@maiapandey

Diego Ramos Bechara

Diego Ramos Bechara covers national security for Medill on the Hill. The native of Bayamón, Puerto Rico, is pursuing a double major in Political Science and a double minor in English: Creative Writing and Theatre at Northwestern University. Diego has reported for the Northwestern News Network and The Daily Northwestern and spent last summer reporting on the Film Industry for Metaflix.

@DRamosBechara

Julia Richardson

Julia Richardson covers politics for Medill on the Hill. She is studying journalism and political science at Northwestern University. She has been a reporter and producer with Northwestern News Network, the university’s only student-run broadcast station, and interned with NBC Palm Springs. She is Vice President of Northwestern’s chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.

@juliaa_grace

Jorja Siemons

Jorja Siemons covers environmental policy for Medill on the Hill. She studies journalism at Northwestern University. She worked as a reporter and editor for The Daily Northwestern and has been published in Native News Online for her reporting on Indigenous public health.

@JorjaSiemons

Charlotte Varnes

Charlotte Varnes covers environmental policy for Medill on the Hill. She studies journalism and history at Northwestern University. Charlotte covers the 2022 NCAA women’s lacrosse season for USA Lacrosse Magazine and has also served as a reporter and editor at The Daily Northwestern.

@charvarnes11