Zoë Petroff (She/They) is a 2nd year Biomolecular Engineering and Bioinformatics major. She joined Scientific Slug Magazine in her first year at UCSC, and is now a signer for the organization. She has a frog named Mochi, a cat named Nibbler, and a bearded dragon named Linguine. She also loves making art and going on hikes.
Ryan is a third-year Film and Digital Media major, and has been involved in both the Film Production Coalition and On The Spot since freshman year. He has acted in leadership in both organizations the past year. He can't wait to get more involved in Student Media and provide others with a space [...]
Melissa Gee (she/her) is a third-year student at UC Santa Cruz, majoring in linguistics. Since the beginning of her time at the university, she has been a member of Fruitcake Magazine. Melissa currently attends Student Media Council as its representative. In her free time, she enjoys baking bread, painting/drawing, and learning languages. She [...]
Brandon is a third year Film and Psychology double major. Ever since his freshman year, he has been involved with the Film Production Coalition and On The Spot. As a producer for both organizations now, he strives to up the quality of student films and wants to push the limits of what kind of content Student Media is capable of producing. He hopes to eventually work as a director or producer in narrative productions. In his free time, he enjoys video games, basketball, and listening to a single song on repeat.
Griffin Smith graduated from UCSC in the spring of 2017 with a B.A. in Film & Digital Media. Before joining SOAR, he worked as both an equipment manager & a business assistant for Student Media. He is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Griffin was born & raised in Anaheim, California but has also lived in north-central Massachusetts & Sunnyvale, California before coming to Santa Cruz.
Katelyn is a third year Film and Digital Media major with a minor in History. Katelyn is now an Equipment Manager for SCTV but has been involved in Student Media since the beginning of her Freshman year through the Film Production Coalition. She is currently a producer and the Event Coordinator for FPC. Katelyn has greatly enjoyed her experience with Student Media and hopes to help other creative and curious students find a home here.