Meet the staff

Emilie Kefalas

Editor in Chief

Emilie is a transfer Writing major from the Soybean Capital of the World, Decatur, Illinois. She oversees the daily assigning and editing of stories on District. If she's not writing, she's probably drinking coffee, reading the Wall Street Journal, or listening to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons (or all of the above).

Kelsey Gaus

Chief Assignment Editor

Kelsey is a Writing graduate student from outside Philadelphia and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. She works in tandem with the Assignment Editor to pitch engaging story ideas and co-manages with the Editor in Chief. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys reading nonfiction and traveling.

Shelby Loebker

Chief Copy Editor

Shelby is a third-year Writing major from Cincinnati. She is one of two copy editors in charge of proofing and approving content for District and The Manor.

Anthony O'Baner

Fashion Editor

Anthony, a Fashion major, is the Editor-in-Chief of SCAD's thriving fashion blog, The Manor.

Calvin Scott

Assistant Photo Editor

Colin Rudd

Assignment Editor

Colin is a Game Design major from Raleigh, North Carolina. He is responsible for finding interesting and relevant stories related to news, student activities and local events. When not working on articles for District, he enjoys catching up on the latest DC comics, listening to music, and designing game environments.

Hunter Scully

Assistant Video Editor

Jennie Rivera

Copy Editor

Jennie Rivera is a transfer writing student from New York City. She is in charge of assisting the Chief Copy Editor. When she is not advising writers and ensuring manuscripts are up to AP style practices, she is enjoying the quiet ambiance of Savannah's art galleries and walking her dog Caesar through Forsyth Park.

Jules Premus

Comics Editor

Jules Premus is the comics editor for District and editor-in-chief of The HoneyDripper, SCAD's comics blog.

Jonathan Vasata

Photo Editor

Rummel Medina

Media Content Producer

Rummel is a Film and Television major from Caracas, Venezuela. He is in charge of coordinating and editing District's audio and video content. He is also a co-host of District's advice podcast The Mutiny!

Scarlett Ruggiero

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Scarlett is a writing major, wine lover and cheese enthusiast from Paris, France. When she isn't busy writing, she likes to wander around District's quarter in search of new articles to write.