Meet the Niner Times Editorial Staff!

Jeffrey Kopp

Editor-in-Chief

E-Mail: editor@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7148
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Jeffrey is the Editor-in-Chief of the Niner Times. He is a junior double majoring in Communication and Political Science, with a minor in Criminal Justice. His interests include writing and keeping up with an excessive amount of television shows. He is also the go-to expert on all things “The Walking Dead.”

Alex Sands

Managing Editor

E-Mail: managing@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7149
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Alexandria is the Managing Editor for the Niner Times. She is a sophomore Communications major with a minor in Journalism. Alexandria has written and taken photographs for the Oak Island-Southport area newspaper, The State Port Pilot. She is a graduate of the Academy of Information Technology within Apex High School.

Megan Bird

News Editor

E-Mail: news@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Kathleen Cook

Video Editor

E-Mail: sports@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Kathleen is from Wake Forest, North Carolina. When the sophomore communication major/journalism minor isn’t covering the 49ers, she enjoys spending time with her family, friend, and dog. Kathleen can also be found cheering on the Panthers every Sunday and rooting for the Washington Nationals.

Hailey Turpin

Lifestyle Editor

E-Mail: lifestyle@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Hailey is a sophomore Communication Studies major with a Public Relations track. Her major accomplishment in life are her self-published children’s book, Skipper the Circus Dog, and meeting Luke Kuechly. In five years, Hailey hopes to be working for a PR firm in Charlotte, have another published novel, married and have a golden retriever named Roosevelt. Hailey enjoys journaling, large amounts of coffee and traveling the world.

Elissa Miller

A&E Editor

E-Mail: ae@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Julie Brown

Community Editor

E-Mail: community@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7149
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Emily Hickey

Copy Editor

E-Mail: copy@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Madison Dobrzenski

Opinion Editor

E-Mail: opinion@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Madison is the Opinion Editor for the Niner Times. She is a sophomore double majoring in Social Work and Spanish, with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. Madison is from Fayetteville, North Carolina, so naturally she loves J. Cole and has seen his house more times than she can count. She considers herself an environmentalist which is why she chooses a plant-based diet. When she isn’t binge watching a TV show or writing for the Niner Times, she’s working at Mellow Mushroom, drinking iced coffee or attending a concert with her friends.

Pooja Pasupula

Photo Editor

E-Mail: photo@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Pooja is a junior double major in Mathematics and Mass Media Communications from Raleigh, NC. While she has been published by CNN and met both the 44th POTUS and FLOTUS, her most notable accomplishment is being able to rap any Drake verse ever made by heart. When not taking photos, Pooja can be found watching Panthers or Hornets games, gazing at the skyline on a rooftop uptown, stuffing her face with bananas, singing Bollywood songs off key, or memorizing integration formulas.

Leysha Caraballo

Photo Editor

E-Mail: photo@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Sam Palian

Sports Editor

E-Mail: video@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Natasha Morehouse

Layout Editor

E-Mail: layout@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Natasha is a sophomore Fine Arts major, with a double concentration in Graphic Design and Digital Media. She enjoys anything design-related, especially if it involves Illustrator. Natasha is an out-of-state student from Middletown, Maryland. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, cross-stitching, and playing video games. After graduating, she plans to work for a graphic design company in Charlotte.

 

Assistant Editors

 

Vacant

Assistant News Editor

E-Mail: asstnews@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150

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Vacant

Assistant A&E Editor

E-Mail: asstae@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Vacant

Assistant Lifestyle Editor

E-Mail: asstlifestyle@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Nikolai Mather

Assistant Opinion Editor

E-Mail: asstopinion@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Vacant

Assistant Sports Editor

E-Mail: asstsports@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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Haseena Evans

Assistant Video Coordinator

E-Mail: asstvideo@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7149
Office Hours: Thursday 2:30 – 3:45

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Vacant

Assistant Copy Editor

E-Mail: asstcopy@ninertimes.com | Office Phone: 704-687-7150
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