Jenny JacobyEditor in Chief
Jenny Jacoby is a junior from Cape Coral, FL majoring in political science and ecosystem science and policy with a minor in Arabic studies. She joined The Miami Hurricane her freshman year writing for the news section and went on to serve as managing editor the following year. She is looking forward to sharing what she has learned about writing and managing a news team with her fellow staff and hopes to continue the TMH legacy of strong reporting on campus and in lively Miami. Outside of the paper, Jenny conducts undergraduate research, is a P100 tour guide and spends her free time running, scuba diving and reading.
Lauren FerrerManaging Editor
Lauren Ferrer is a sophomore from Miami, Fla. majoring in political science and journalism. She joined The Miami Hurricane her sophomore year, writing for News and Arts & Entertainment. She has a passion for writing and telling stories about all things Miami. Outside of the newspaper Lauren serves as an Orientation Leader and the Student Government Director of Communications. If you can’t reach her, she’s probably at a concert or too busy talking about Harry Styles.
Caroline ValCo-News Editor
Caroline Val is a senior from Orlando, Fla. majoring in journalism and with double minors in political science and French. She began writing for the news section of The Hurricane in the fall of her sophomore year and developed its first ever podcast, Catch Up 'Canes, as podcast editor last year. Born in Miami, Caroline is excited to reconnect with the South Florida community through storytelling, interviews, and writing as co-news editor this year. Val is also a freelance contributor for the Miami New Times, an intern with News@theU, and loves trying all the new restaurants in Miami in her spare time!
Sydney BillingsCo-News Editor
Sydney Billings is a senior majoring in International Studies and Spanish with a minor in Portuguese. She started writing for the news section her junior year and is serving as news co-editor for the 2023-2024 school year. Outside of the newspaper, Sydney works for United Wesley as a communications intern and spends her free time reading, traveling, and being outdoors. A fun fact about Sydney is that she studied abroad in Rio de Janeiro her sophomore year!
Zacary MacerCo-Sports Editor
Luke ChaneyCo-Sports Editor
Luke Chaney is a sophomore from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. studying journalism and public relations. Chaney joined The Miami Hurricane in the beginning of his freshman year as a sports reporter. His favorite memory reporting on UM Athletics has been covering Miami football spring practice. In addition to his work as Sports Editor, he also writes about the Miami Dolphins for Five Reasons Sports and works as a play-by-play broadcaster at WVUM 90.5 FM. When he's not writing about sports, Chaney loves to play basketball and hang out with friends and family.
Layomi AdeojoArts & Entertainment Editor
Layomi Adeojo is a senior from Leesport, Pa. double majoring in psychology & English literature and minoring in creative writing. She started writing for The Hurricane as a freshman and is excited to return as the Arts & Entertainment Editor. Involved in campus life, Layomi is also a President’s 100 Tour Guide, a Dean’s Ambassador, a leader in Inspire U Academy and a research assistant with the SHINE lab. As A&E editor, she looks forward to uniting her love for people, storytelling and the arts.
Morgan FryAssistant Arts & Entertainment Editor
Morgan Fry is a sophomore from La Grange, IL majoring in management and marketing with a minor in journalism. She began writing for The Hurricane in the first semester of her freshman year and is excited to take on a new role as Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor. Her love of Miami restaurants, site seeing and pop culture translates into her writing, which she is excited grow and share with the A&E section. Outside of the paper, Fry is a team leader for the Management 100 program in the business school and is involved with her sorority, Pi Beta Phi.
Pari WalterOpinion Editor
Pari Walter is a senior from Monmouth Beach, N.J. majoring in journalism with minors in sustainable business, psychology and ecosystem science and policy. She started writing for The Miami Hurricane's opinion section as a freshman and is excited for her fourth semester as the opinion editor. She enjoys learning about different viewpoints and encouraging proactive discourse. Outside of the paper, she is in UM's pre-law fraternity and is an avid runner.
Jayden CohenPodcast Editor
My name is Jayden Cohen, and I am a sophomore from Chicago majoring in Business Analytics and Legal Studies. When I am not podcasting or writing for The Miami Hurricane, you can usually find me in sunglasses enjoying the excellent Miami weather, preparing for the next Mock Trial meet, or having good times with friends. I aspire to gain writing and oration skills from my time with TMH, as well as having as much fun as I can!
Alexandra FisherCo-Photo Editor
Alexandra (Allie) Fisher is a junior from Belmar, NJ, earning a dual degree in oceanography and fine art photography with minors in art history and math. She joined The Miami Hurricane just this past semester as a contributing photographer, and quickly moved up to become the Co-Photo-Editor for the 23'-24' school year. She is excited to take more responsibility in the paper and cover more exciting stories this year as well as get the opportunity to work with the very talented members of the TMH staff including her co-editor Cece! Outside of the paper, Allie can be found performing her presidential duties for UM Surfrider or just generally at the beach, with a camera, or in a hammock. . . or all three.
Cecelia RunnerCo-Photo Editor
Cecelia Runner is a junior from Jupiter, Fla majoring in advertising management with a minor in film. She started shooting for The Hurricane as a sophomore and is excited to be working as co-photo editor this year. As an editor, she looks forward to continue building upon the momentum the previous photo team built. In her free time, she enjoys watching YouTube, hanging with friends and making videos.
Roberta MacedoGraphics Editor
Roberta Macedo is a senior from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil majoring in Graphic Design and minoring in Art History and Marketing. She entered the graphics department of The Miami Hurricane in the Fall of 2022 illustrating predominantly in the Arts and Entertainment department. She is very excited to continue her role as an editor this year, as she loves being in contact with other creative people whose great work enhances the quality of the paper. In her free time she loves reading, painting, and finding new and nice places to eat in Miami.
Anaya JhaveriCo-Print Editor
Anaya is a junior pursuing dual degrees in Quantitative Economics and International Studies with a minor in German. She is originally from Ahmedabad, India and moved to Miami to attend the University of Miami. Her tenure with The Miami Hurricane started in August of 2021 when she started writing as an opinion writer. She assumed the position of Print Editor in August of 2022, and is very excited to start this academic year as print editor, once again. She hopes to bring some change to layout, and newsletters, and is very excited to get started on ideas she has for the newspaper.
Katie StuteCo-Print Editor
Nicey RaiyaniWebsite Editor
Nicey Raiyani is a Junior from Rajkot, India majoring in Computer Science with minors in mathematics and business technology. She started working for The Miami Hurricane her sophomore year as the Website Editor after working for her high school newsletter for three years. Outside of academics, Nicey is part of the executive board of TEDXUMiami and a programming research assistant. She looks forward to improve and enhance the website design to deliver the ideas in a more interactive, effective and accessible manner.
Emma DominguezCo-Social Media Manager
Emma Dominguez is a senior from Port Orange, Fla. majoring in ecosystem science and Policy, anthropology, and Spanish. She joined the Miami Hurricane during her freshman year as a writer for the news section. The following year, she served as the assistant news editor and in her junior year, she was one of the co-News editors. She’s thrilled about this new opportunity to work with the social media team and can’t wait to see what this year has in store. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, exploring the outdoors, and trying new restaurants around Miami.
Amanda CraneCo-Social Media Manager
Amanda Crane is senior from Deerfield, IL majoring in journalism with a minor in public relations. She is the co-social media manager serving on the editorial board at TMH. Prior to this role, she was a contributing writer to the publication. Amanda spent her summer interning, at Dotdash Meredith, where she worked in various departments and served as contributing writer for Health. She is looking forward to her second year at TMH and enjoying her final year at UM. Outside of TMH, Amanda is a strategist in Orange Umbrella, a member of greek life, and enjoys going to the beach.
Ashley SewallCopy Chief
Ashley Sewall is a sophomore from Manchester, NH majoring in public relations and graphic design. This will be her first year on The Miami Hurricane, and she is excited to join the incredible team behind the paper. Beyond the paper, Ashley is a member of the Board of Communications for student government and is an e-board member of the University of Miami's PRSSA chapter.
Patrick McCaslinBusiness Manager
Patrick McCaslin is a junior from Philadelphia studying mathematics, computer science and political science. He joined the Hurricane within his first few days at UM and has been a writer and co-news editor since joining. His best known stories include a report on proposed construction of a UM football stadium at Tropical Park and an investigation into a UM fraternity's misogynistic chant. Outside of the Hurricane, Patrick is usually running, reading, or having a conversation, all preferably at the beach.
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