The Advocate

2019-2020 Staff

Justin Schmithorst

Acting Editor-in-Chief

Graduated High School: 2015, Fox Chapel Area High School (Pittsburgh) Year: Senior Anticipated graduation date: April 2020 Major: Journalism Minor: History Years with The Advocate: Three Years Progression: Staf...

Alyssa Coleman

News Editor

Graduated High School: 2016, Bishop McCort Catholic High School (Johnstown) Year: Junior Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2021 Major: Journalism Years with The Advocate: Three Years Progression: Contributing Wr...

Lucy Li

Features Editor

Graduated High School: 2017, Shanghai Jincai High School International Division (Shanghai, China) Year: Junior Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2021 Major: Journalism Years with The Advocate: Three Years Progressi...

Yang Chen

Sports Editor

Graduated High School: 2011, Kaifeng Twenty-Fifth Middle School (Henan, China) Year: Junior Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2021 Major: Biochemistry Years with Advocate: Three Years Progression: Circulation Dir...

Callie Burgan

Opinion Editor

Graduated High School: 2018, Bishop McCort Catholic High School (Johnstown) Year: Sophomore Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2022 Majors: Business Management and Journalism Years with The Advocate: Two Years ...

Mattie Updyke

Copy Editor

Graduated High School: 2019, Bishop McCort (Johnstown) Year: Freshmen Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2023 Major: Communications Years with Advocate: One Year Progression: Copy Editor Prefers: Features ...

Robert Landis

Staff Writer

Graduated High School: 2015, Tustin High School (Tustin, California) Year: Senior Anticipated graduation date: April 2020 Major: Journalism Minor: Philosophy Years with The Advocate: Two Years Progression: Staff ...

Tyler McNulty

Staff Writer

Graduated High School: 2016, Wyoming Valley West (Plymouth, Luzerne County) Year: Senior Anticipated Graduation Date: April 2020 Major: Journalism Minor: Geography Years with The Advocate: Four years Progress...

Lee Wood

Adviser

Graduated High School: 1971 Greater Johnstown Area High School (Johnstown, Pa.) Education: 1975 Bachelor's Degree, Penn State. 1984 Master's Degree-Journalism, Penn State. 2009 PhD-Mass Communication/Journalism, Ohio University....

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