Fall 2017

Tierney Harvey

Tierney Harvey


Tierney Harvey is a senior studying multimedia journalism. She grew up in Ohio and has made Jacksonville her home for nearly ten years. She has a strong passion for writing and has experience as a reporter and features editor for UNF’s Spinnaker.

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Joslyn Simmons


Joslyn is a journalism major and sport management minor at University of North Florida. She is passionate about sports and want to continue to cover the beat in the future.  She has covered UNF athletics for over three years and is the sport editor for the UNFspinnaker.


Josh Hodges


Josh Hodges is a senior majoring in communication at the University of North Florida with a strong focus in multimedia journalism. In his time at the University of North Florida, he has interned and wrote for Folio Weekly, Spoon University and was a reporter for The Florida Inmate Reform Project. After completing his studies at the University of North Florida, he plans to continue to his professional writing career in a number of possible fields. Whether it be writing about food or for the local paper, writing the truth and reporting it honestly will always be at the heart of his work.


Noura Zakaria


My name is Noura Zakaria and I am now a senior at the University of North Florida. I’m studying communication with a focus in multimedia journalism and production. My passion for speaking before a crowd and making people smile has led me to wanting to become a TV host on a morning show. Ever since I was a little girl, my father would always tell me that he cannot wait to see the big things I am going to do in the world. I’m now ready. I’m a well-rounded individual with the ability to write eye-catching pieces for the media. I’ve gained knowledge of editing software including Premiere and Final Cut Pro as well as WordPress, Pipe Drive and other software. My interest in photography and videography has led me to become talented in photo-editing as well.


Julia Newton


Julia Newton is an enthusiastic senior whose getting ready to graduate and take on the world. She will receive her degree from the University of North Florida in December of 2017. With a communication major focused in journalism and minor in political science, she aspires to work either within politics or reporting about it. In her free time, you can catch her at Jacksonville beach, in the library or watching the news on her recliner.


Katie Connors


My name is Katie Connors, and I am a communication student with a focus in multimedia journalism at the University of North Florida. After graduating in spring 2018, I hope to find a career that allows me to use my skills in speaking and entertainment. I have always had a passion for performance and writing. I have the ability to speak comfortably and often hear I have a way with words. I am detail oriented so I strive to make sure everything I do is done to its fullest potential. With much consideration, I believe a career in broadcasting would allow me to display these skills.