Student Media has several career and student staff who are experienced and available resources for any student involved in Student Media.

Likha Pulido, Equipment Manager

Likha (he/they) is a second year Computer Engineering major with a minor in Computer Science. After being curious about film for many years, they joined FPC during their first quarter at UCSC. After having a great experience, they joined the equipment team in Winter 2022. They are now a member of FPC and OTS. Likha is looking forward to experiencing and learning more about film through their involvement in student media.


Daniella Fajardo, Operations Coordinator

Daniella Fajardo (she/her) is a fourth-year Politics major. Since her freshman year, she has been part of City on a Hill Press as a copy editor and reporter. Daniella is also the Student Media Representative for SUGB. She is grateful for the experiences Student Media has given to her, and hopes to pursue a career in Media Law.


Ryan Klaner-Glennon, Digital Marketing Coordinator

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 to make great content.


Susan Watrous, Print Media Adviser

Susan has been the Print Media Adviser for Student Media since 2005. She brings a strong journalistic background to the position and consistently pushes students to achieve beyond what they think is possible with their work. In addition to advising Student Media organizations, Susan is a faculty member and instructs multiple courses on campus. Susan sees the success of her students as a success of herself, and is always available and open to work with all members of Student Media.

Phone: (831) 459-5817


Zoë Petroff, Operations Coordinator

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.