About Us

The Daily Mississippian is run entirely by students at the University of Mississippi who put in many hours to produce an interesting, factual account of the happenings both on campus and affecting it.

Editor-in-Chief:  Logan Kirkland

loganLogan Kirkland is a senior journalism major and the 2015-2016 editor-in-chief for The Daily Mississippian. He has worked with The DM since his sophomore year as a reporter and editor. The EIC position oversees all publication of The Daily Mississippian and the many students who produce it.

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@captiankirk_


Managing Editor: Clara Turnage

ClaraClara Turnage is a junior journalism major and the 2015-2016 managing editor for The Daily Mississippian. Clara has been working with The DM since she was a freshman as a reporter and editor. The managing editor makes the final reviews to copy before it goes to print.

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@ClaraBoldlyGoes


Copy Chief: Tori Wilson

Tori

Tori Wilson is a senior English major and the 2015-2016 copy chief for The Daily Mississippian. Tori has been working for The DM since 2014 as a reporter and copy editor. The copy chief revises copy, ensuring it follows rules of grammar, syntax and AP style.

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News Editors:

TaylorTaylor Bennett

Taylor is a senior journalism major and the 2015-2016 news editor for The Daily Mississppian. She has been working with The DM since she was a junior as a reporter. Taylor is an avid reader, dachshund lover and recreational photographer.

@tbennynthejets

 

Drew

Drew Jansen

Drew Jansen is a senior International Studies and Arabic major and a 2015-2016 news editor for the Daily Mississippian. Drew began working with the DM as a reporter when he was a junior.

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Assistant News Editor

bananaLana Ferguson

Lana Ferguson is a sophomore journalism major and the 2015-2016 assistant news editor for The Daily Mississippian. Lana has been working with The DM since she was a freshman as a reporter. She enjoys everything coffee, adventure, and sarcasm.

@thelanabanana


Opinion Editor

SierraSierra Mannie

Sierra Mannie is a Classics student and has served as Opinion Editor since the summer of 2014. She is a contributor to many online publications, including TIME.com. The opinion editor maintains a staff of columnists.

@skeeerra

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Lifestyles Editors:

ZoeZoe McDonald

Zoe McDonald is a junior journalism major and a 2015-2016 lifestyles editor for The Daily Mississippian. She has been writing for The DM since she was a sophomore, and she assigns and edits stories for the lifestyles section of the paper.

@Zoe_Katherine

 

Mckenna

Mckenna Weirman

McKenna Wierman is a junior journalism major and 2015-2016 co-editor of the lifestyles section at The Daily Mississippian. McKenna has been working with the DM since her freshman year as a reporter. As a lifestyles editor, she assigns and edits stories for her section of the paper.

@wierman_m @livnlikeabandit

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Sports Editor: Dylan Rubino

Dylan

Dylan Rubino is a senior journalism major and the sports editor for the 2015-2016 school year. Dylan has been working for The Daily Mississippian since he was a sophomore as a sports reporter. The sports editor manages coverage and previews for games

@Drubino11

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Photo Editor:

Royce

Royce Swayze

Royce is a junior journalism major and has been working with The Daily Mississippian since his sophomore year. The photo editor is in charge of art for each story both in the daily edition and online.

@royce_swayze

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Assistance Photo Editor:

ArielAriel Cobbert

Ariel is a sophomore journalism major from Hattiesburg and has worked with The Daily Mississippian since her freshman year. The assistant photo editor is responsible for going to shoots and contributing to the organization of the photo section.

@cameragirl_

Designers:

Danielle

Danielle Minus

Danielle is a senior journalism major and has worked with The Daily Mississippian since her sophomore year.

 

 

CarolineCaroline Callaway

Caroline is a senior journalism major and has worked with The Daily Mississippian since her junior year.

 

 


Cartoonists:

IanIan Cleary

 

 

 

Jake

 

Jake Thrasher

 

@justthrashin