Katherine Stephens ('14) is an English Literature major and communication arts minor from El Paso, Texas. She came to the East Coast and immediately became enamored with the character and diversity of the North Shore. Exploring the area has been one of her greatest past times. As a lover of literature and writing, she believes in the power of stories and their ability to change people and communities. While interning as a Fellow for the Gordon College New Service, she is eager to engage the local area even further, to start conversations among residents, and to share stories through her journalism.
Angie Sykeny ('14) is a senior communication arts major from Dublin, NH, and currently the news editor for Gordon's student newspaper, The Tartan. After graduation, she hopes to work for a small town New England newspaper and find the stories that would otherwise go unnoticed.
Founding editor of the Gordon College News Service Fellowship Program, Jo Kadlecek is committed to serving students, journalism professionals, and the wider community through top-notch storytelling and writing. In addition to advising the GCNS Fellowship, Jo is the senior writer and journalist in residence at Gordon College and teaches courses in the communication arts major. She has written numerous non-fiction and fiction books, as well as feature stories, personality profiles, and investigative articles for various publications such as the Salem News, the Huffington Post, Religion News Service, Prism Magazine, the Columbia University Record, the Saturday Evening Post, and Barnard College. Her passion for storytelling is contagious. Jo now lives in Beverly, MA, with her husband, Chris Gilbert, a video journalist and filmmaker.
"Keep an eye on the landscape of journalism" with Jo at http://joreporter.blogspot.com.
Founding Administrative Coordinator Christina Matthew graduated in May 2010 as a senior Communication Arts major with a writing concentration. Originally from Havre de Grace, Maryland, she is drawn to both public relations and events management, and helped launch the Gordon College News Service for the benefit of local media partners, journalism students and the wider community. Currently, Christina lives in Boston where she works in the event planning industry. Outside of the communications field, Christina loves traveling all over the world and learning about different peoples, cultures, and traditions.