Meet Our Staff

Meet the fall 2022 Legislative Gazette staff, comprised of SUNY New Paltz students:

 

Michaela Atiae

Michaela Atiae

Staff Writer

Michaela Atiae is a senior journalism student at SUNY New Paltz with a minor in studio art. She has written pieces for The Teller and will be writing for The Little Rebellion and Legislative Gazette this fall. She hopes to pursue a career in arts writing.

Contact

Email: atiaem1@newpaltz.edu

Endy Cepeda

Endy Cepeda

Staff Writer

Endy Cepeda is a senior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in journalism. Before attending SUNY New Paltz, he was a writer for Rockland Community College’s newspaper. When not interning for the Legislative Gazette, he enjoys weight lifting and creating content for websites such as YouTube and Twitch.

Contact

Email: cepedae3@newpaltz.edu

Christian Evanko

Christian Evanko

Staff Writer

Christian Evanko is a senior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in Organizational Communications and minoring in Journalism. Christian has years of experience working in the professional music industry. With strong audio technology skills and an interest in pop culture, he is eager to tackle a wide array of stories this semester.

Contact

Email: evankoc1@newpaltz.edu

Austin Jefferson

Austin Jefferson

Assistant Editor

Austin Jefferson is a senior at SUNY New Paltz majoring in Digital Media Production based out of Newburgh, New York. He is passionate about telling stories that matter and uplifting underrepresented voices.

Contact

Email: jeffersa2@newpaltz.edu

Katey Johnson

Katey Johnson

Staff Writer

Katey Johnson is a senior at SUNY New Paltz studying journalism. Her aspirations include becoming an entertainment journalist and focusing on writing about music, theater and film. She is from northern New Jersey and grew up loving hiking and the outdoors.

Contact

Email: johnsonk46@newpaltz.edu