Meet the people behind the creativity within all the stories, photoblogs, and graphics. Below you will see the journalists behind the content for the Vision Media online.
For each staff member, you will see their self-portrait, name of the student, their title held on staff, and a link to their work. Take a look so you can put a name and face to the content on the Vision Media online.
Editor-in-Chief (E.I.C) Hey awesome readers of the web! My name is Seth Atkins, and I am a sophomore digital media major here at North Greenville University. I am from the great small town of Inman, South Carolina. This is my second year on The NGU Vision staff, and I am so grateful to be this year’s editor-in-chief (EIC). Some of my favorite things about being on The Vision staff are getting to showcase our NGU family, grow in my own journalism work and now I get to lead this great group of people. Alongside journalism, some of my favorite things to do include photography, participating in theatre, talking to others and hanging out at local coffee shops. I can’t wait to see what God has in store for us as journalists, telling the stories straight from our NGU community!
Managing Editor (M.E.) Hello there! My name is Olivia, and I am a senior digital media major here at North Greenville University. I have been with The Vision website for two years now and I have loved every second of it! The comic series I create for The Vision, “The Pigeon Chronicles”, has given me a wonderful opportunity to combine two of my favorite things: visual media and storytelling. It’s my dream to become a cinematographer or director in the film industry and I am working hard to pursue it. In my spare time, I love to watch movies, play video games, listen to audiobooks or go adventuring with my camera. I also am a collector of old cameras and old photographs.
News and Feature Editor Hey everyone! I’m a sophomore from Travelers Rest, South Carolina. And I am so excited to join the editorial staff of Vision Media. As a student of God’s creative nature, I see writing and the arts as a powerful means to express truth and beauty through the eyes of the Creator. Theatre and playwriting are major passions for me. Now, I am excited to direct my love for stories into the avenue of media and journalism while attending NGU’s School of Communication. In this season of life, I look forward to collaborating with the rest of the Vision Media team and learning as much as I can. I am an avid tea drinker and animal enthusiast. When I’m not studying, people can find me listening to music, dancing and watching old films.
Visual Arts Editor Hey friends! My name is Abigail Dickerson and I am a junior Strategic Communication major. This is my second year writing and taking photos for our Vision Website. I am the visual arts editor this semester, I oversee the photographers and graphic artists. I am originally from the Berkshires, Massachusetts, where I was born and raised. My goal is to work in the field of PR with a beauty company. It is also a dream of mine to run social media for a brand or company one day! I have my own freelance photography company where I spend my time taking photos for my friends and family. I love digital media because it allows me to share my creativity with my peers!
Sports Editor Hey, my name is Brayden Allen. I am a senior Digital Media Major from Travelers Rest, South Carolina. This is my second year on staff with The Vision and my first year as sports editor. My main hobby is videography which I have been practicing for a few years. I also currently serve as a student intern for the North Greenville athletic department where I create content for our many social media platforms. I’m thrilled to use my background to give a deep insight into the world of sports here at NGU and in our area.
Social Media Manager Hi, my name is Delaney Blackburn and I’m a senior digital media major. For the last two years, The Vision has given me experience ranging from writing to social media management. My favorite thing about The Vision is the ability to work with such a fun, creative staff. I always look forward to collaborating with our staff leaders on different ideas for social media. We get to learn, grow, laugh and have fun together all at the same time.
Senior Graphic Artist Hi, I am a senior at North Greenville University studying digital media and a returning staff for NGU Vision Media. I am from High Point, North Carolina, but I was originally born in Thailand. I have many hobbies, some of which include, playing recreational sports, hiking and listening to music. What excites me about being on this team is being able to learn new skills and reading the talented works of fellow staff members.
StaffWriter Hey! My name is Andrew Davidson, and I am a sophomore digital media major at North Greenville University. I am from Concord, California, and came to NGU to play volleyball. I enjoy photography, hiking, traveling and listening to music. I am extremely excited to be joining The Vision staff, as I will get hands on experience. For me, this new experience will include writing and photography.
Staff Writer Hello! My name is Savannah Williamson, and I’m from Walhalla, South Carolina! I’m a sophomore, and I am new to this year’s Vision Media staff. My major is communication! I’m most excited for being able to showcase how cool North Greenville University is and how the people here are really the best around. Some of my hobbies include costume design and costume creation, anything Star Wars, crochet and sculpture! While on the NGU Vision Media, I’m hoping to take away a sense of camaraderie and a sense of family from this group. I have a feeling it’s going to be a great year!
Staff Writer Hi guys! I’m Jaycee Stone and I’m from Swansea, South Carolina. I am a sophomore here at North Greenville University and I am a digital media major! I love watching movies, listening to music and traveling. This is my first year being on The Vision staff and I am so excited to write stories and take pictures! I’m also excited to gain more experience and knowledge for my major!
Staff Writer My name is Casey Burton and I’m a junior here at North Greenville University. I’m on the cheer team and I love hanging out with my friends in my free time. This is my first year being a staff writer for The NGU Vision Media, and I’m so excited to be more involved in the community, while keeping others involved as well.
Staff Writer My name is Kayla Strange, and I am a sophomore at North Greenville University. I chose Digital Media as my major because I enjoy computers and love the art that goes into different apps in technology. Some activities I like to do are playing video games, watching YouTube and scary movies. I’m excited expand myself on the NGU Vision Media, especially since I’m new to this staff. While on The Vision, I hope to take away some skills I’ve never had before and perhaps grow some skills I don’t use often.
Staff Photographer and Writer Hi, I am a digital media major at North Greenville University. In my free time I enjoy doing photography, watching scary movies and playing video games. I started doing photography in 2015 of my American Girl Dolls. As weird as that sounds, I’m very grateful for it because it showed me how passionate I am about photography. My favorite horror tv show is American Horror Story. I am new this year to The Vision Media staff, but I am very excited for it. I really enjoy writing and photography, and I am looking to learn more about writing. In the future, I want to pursue a career on a newspaper staff or do something related to photography.
The Vision is the student news outlet of North Greenville University in Tigerville, S.C. It consists of a news website, a nonfiction magazine, a television station and a low-power FM radio station. Those interested in working for The Vision should contact Karyn Campbell at [email protected]. We have opportunities for writers, graphic artists, photographers, videographers and podcast producers.