Meet the people behind SNDCampus

Greicy Mella

Greicy is currently a designer at the New York Daily News. Prior to that she designed at several New York City newspapers, served as an art director at the National Enquirer and a layout artist at HAMPTONS and GOTHAM magazines. She received grants to attend  SNDMakes in Austin and Chicago. After her prototyping experience at Makes, she went on to complete a module in UX Design at General Assembly as well as JavaScript and other coding languages.

Aviva Loeb

Aviva is an award winning visual journalist who designs for the Arizona Republic via the Gannett Phoenix Design Studio. Aviva graduated from the University of Vermont in Dec. 2015. Before graduating she interned for the Jerusalem Post and San Diego Magazine. She is also the Membership Director for SND. When she isn’t designing she enjoys crossfit, hiking and spending time with her dog Bodoni.

Nicole Zhu

Nicole is a full-stack engineer at Vox Media working on their content management system. She recently graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in computer science, where she was the interactive editor and creative director of the independent online student publication, North by Northwestern, and a fellow at the Knight Lab. In her free time, she likes to read, write, and co-host a podcast called Sweet and Sour that explores different aspects of the Asian American experience.

Chloe Meister

Chloe Meister is a senior graphic design major at Syracuse University. Most of her time at Syracuse has been spent at the independent student newspaper, The Daily Orange, where she designed and art directed for her first three years of college. Her work at The Daily Orange has been recognized in several student SND competitions, and last spring she was named the Society for News Design/Marshall Matlock Student Designer of the Year. Chloe has interned as a designer at The Boston Globe and Northern Virginia Magazine, and she spent last fall studying abroad in Denmark. When she’s not designing news, Chloe can be found making gifs, eating tacos or petting dogs.

Stephanie Hays

Stephanie Hays is a Junior at Elon University. She worked as the Opinion Editor at Liberty High School’s The Patriot Press, where she realized she wanted to work for the paper in college and immediately joined Elon’s student newspaper, The Pendulum. She became the design editor her freshman year and has never looked back. Stephanie has led The Pendulum through a redesign and helped merge the newspaper and the broadcast news station to create Elon News Network. And this summer, she will intern at the The Virginian Pilot as a design intern. She enjoys cooking running and scouting out free cookies at her coffee shop.

Clare Ramirez

Clare Ramirez is a senior journalism major at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She spent last summer as a graphic design intern at Los Angeles Magazine, where she created a Table of Contents layout that the magazine used for its redesign. She started designing for Syracuse’s independent student newspaper, The Daily Orange, during her freshman year and spent two years in editorial before returning this fall as the paper’s Presentation Director. After graduation, Clare will be moving to Minneapolis to work as a design intern with The Star Tribune.

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