Jacqueline Hyman

Jacqueline Hyman is a junior journalism and English double major. She spent the summer as an intern for Washington Gardener Magazine, and has previously been a copy editor for Unwind and The Writer’s Bloc. She also enjoys musical theatre and teaches piano and voice at Guitar Center. Jacqueline spent two years as opinion editor for the Mitzpeh and is excited to contribute toward the future of the publication. 

Dovid Fisher - Web Editor and Photographer
Dovid Fisher
Web editor & photographer

Dovid Fisher is a junior broadcast journalism major and computer science minor. He enjoys taking photographs for the Mitzpeh and is excited to run this website. His past experience includes being a writer and co-editor for his high school newspaper. His hobbies include hiking, biking, following sports, and playing the flute.


Amanda Engel
Amanda Engel
Features editor

Amanda Engel is a senior broadcast journalism major and astronomy minor. She has previously worked as a broadcast reporter for Capital News Service at the Republican National Convention, as an intern at WJLA and as a multimedia reporter at the Diamondback. She is excited to join the Mitzpeh this year as features editor.

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Aron Kaufman
Social media editor

Aron Kaufman is a marketing major from New York. He previously was a competitive ski racer and a copy editor for his high school sports magazine. Aron is involved with the MEOR branch on campus and is very passionate about Judaism. He is thrilled to be part of the Mitzpeh staff this year.

Daniel Chavkin
Daniel Chavkin
Opinion editor

Daniel Chavkin is a junior in the journalism school. He enjoys watching and playing many sports, including baseball and football. Daniel is very proud of his Jewish heritage and is excited to begin writing for the Mitzpeh in the Fall.

Savannah Williams
Copy editor

Savannah Williams is a sophomore from Gloucester, Virginia, double majoring in multiplatform journalism and government.  Last year, she interned for the Daily Press Media Group – a subsidiary of Tronc. She loves reading and writing political commentary, but never shies away from a fun feature. She’s the undergraduate student senator for the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, and is very active on the leadership team of this university’s Baptist Collegiate Ministry. She loves being a copy editor for the Mitzpeh, and working with such talented peers.

Max Breene
Sports editor

Max Breene is a freshman government/politics and journalism major from Rhode Island. His interests include politics and watching his favorite Boston sports teams compete. He played soccer in high school and also used to play the clarinet. Max is excited to begin working at the Mitzpeh and looks forward to working on some great sports stories this Spring.

James Whitlow
Staff writer

James Whitlow is a senior multi-platform journalism major from Baltimore Maryland. Before coming to the Mitzpeh this year, he honed his writing skills composing disgruntled emails to his apartment complex’s management company. Sadly, his requests were to no avail. When not reporting, James can be found tutoring in the university’s writing center or curled up with a book.

Tom Hart
Staff writer

Tom is a senior multi-platform journalism major from Upperco, Maryland. Having switched to his current studies late in his college career, he is still recovering from the trauma of being an English major. Tom’s interests outside of writing include photography, live music, and motorbikes. You may find him broadcasting at the campus radio station or tutoring in the writing center.