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Meet the Class

They are journalists. They are developers. They are misfits. They are a truly diverse team that bring different skills and experiences to an experimental course.

  • Anna-Cat Brigida

    Anna-Cat Brigida


    Senior studying print and digital journalism with an emphasis on digital.

  • Yuan Feng

    Yuan Feng


    Graduate journalism student with experience in advertising and P.R., currently focusing on digital journalism and documentary.

  • Vinnie Magro

    Vinnie Magro


    Sophomore in Computer Engineering, developer/hacker with Android, iOS and web experience.

  • David Carr

    David Carr


    A junior in Computer Science
    and developer on Android,
    Glass, and web application

  • Sara Clayton

    Sara Clayton


    A senior studying public relations with double minors in web development and mobile application development.

  • Jenna Pittaway

    Jenna Pittaway


    A graduate journalism student focusing on visual storytelling, with an emphasis in documentary.

  • Sinduja Rangarajan

    Sinduja Rangarajan


    Journalism. Coding. Research. All of my many lives are now coming together.

  • Yu-Ting Su

    Yuting Su

    UX/UI Designer

    An MFA 2016 candidate in the Interactive Media and Games division at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.

  • Serhan Ulkumen

    Serhan Ulkumen


    A digital creator, artist, game developer, AR/VR, entrepreneur.

  • Ian Whelan

    Ian Whelan


    Computer Science student with experience in Android and iOS development and a love for good design and UX.

  • Jessie Wong

    Jessie Wong

    PR + Web Developer

    Student by day, a web developer by night earning a degree in P.R. and a minor in web technologies and applications.

  • Chris Guitarte

    Chris Guitarte


    Developer with experience building news platforms, online communities and mobile apps.

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    Robert Hernandez


    Digital journalism professor that has made a name for himself as a journalist of the Web, not just on the Web.


We've had a lot of companies express interest in our class. Here are some of the news/media brands we've been collaborating as informal partners.

BreakingNews    CIRCA-white    REVOLT_RED_Knockout    WBUR

Contact Us

Because of the immense interest in this course, we’ve decided to be open, transparent and inclusive. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.