Kiran Saini is a senior double majoring in journalism and business. She is also a member of the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity (JIM).
Kiran attended Harrison High School in Farmington Hills. She fell in love with journalism in her high school journalism class, and took it consistently every semester since her sophomore year. She has interned at the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit (IIMD), the MHRFC and is currently working as a news writer at the Mike Ilitch School of Business. She is also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.
As an avid news lover, she couldn't be happier as editor-in-chief here at The South End.
Sarah Rahal is a senior majoring in journalism with a photography concentration and minoring in philosophy. Sarah is a member of the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity (JIM), Arab American Student Union (AASU) and Alternative Spring Break Detroit (ASBD) at Wayne State, as well as the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA).
At a young age, Sarah found her love for photography and inspired to change the view of others through images and the written word. Sarah has photographed for The South End since 2014, and took on the role as the design and multimedia editor in January of 2015, along with sports editor in February 2016. Besides being the managing editor of The South End, Sarah has interned at BLAC Detroit Magazine, Metro Parent Magazine, Detroit Metro Times and recently took on a role as the senior editorial intern at Hour Detroit.
Jordan Works is a sophomore double majoring in journalism and political science. She is a member of the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity (JIM).
Michael Tokarz is The South End's Multimedia Editor.
Amanda Rahn is a senior majoring in print journalism. Amanda is a member of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College and the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity (JIM). She strongly believes newsrooms benefit from a greater variety of experiences.
Amanda’s love for journalism only manifested after a brief jaunt as a pre-medicine student. Her understanding of different disciplines allows her a more knowledgable take when writing, and editing, stories.
She is excited at the chance to make Wayne State students more aware of the incredible arts and entertainment Detroit has to offer.
Jared Hoehing is a senior pursuing three degrees in broadcast journalism, Italian and mechanical engineering. He interned across many disciplines—including Chrysler, DENSO and WDET Public Radio—and has co-hosted a show on WAYN Radio.
Jared fell in love with journalism from his love of stories and multi-disciplinary learning. He is determined to be a news anchor with qualities reminiscent of Walter Cronkite and Ed Murrow infused with tech-savviness for a modern news consumer. Jared believes honest and factual reporting is necessary for the well-being of a democracy, and is excited to demonstrate his belief and passion with The South End.
Michael Lewis II is a fourth year broadcast journalism student who can’t get enough of the sports world. Since a young age, he has been fascinated with superstar athletes like Kobe Bryant, Tom Brady, Michael Vick and the stories behind them. As a sports journalist, Michael hopes to tell similar stories and report on sporting events as they happen. In addition to sports journalism, Michael is an aspiring photographer. He can always be seen around campus with a camera in his hand.
Michael has served on The South End staff in the past holding the roles of general correspondent, sports editor, deputy managing editor and managing editor. In his return to TSE, Michael hopes to expand students’ awareness of the athletic community and it’s news on campus.
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Kayla Cockrel is in her second year at Wayne State University. She is double-majoring in journalism and marketing with a minor in media arts. She is also a member of the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity (JIM) and the Irvin D. Reid Honors College.
Kayla was born and raised in Woodbridge historic Detroit, a neighborhood adjacent to Midtown. Her passion for writing and the future of communication has allowed her to make considerable strides in the world of journalism and media. In her junior year at Cass Technical High School she became a features writer for her high school publication, and her stories won the attention of USA Today, the Detroit Free Press and Ford Motor Company. She has worked as a web intern at the Detroit Free Press, and as a writer for The South End. She hopes to contribute heavily to the redefining of online journalism for The South End.
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Charlie Kadado is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in new media. He is a member of several professional journalism groups, including Wayne State's Journalism Institute for Media Diversity (JIM). In the past three years, Kadado has worked for ethnic media groups and interned for Detroit local television outlets. He plans to ultimately produce or report investigative news.
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