Joyce Anderson (community liaison/reporter) is a former English teacher and educator of children with special needs. She is a former vice president and still an active member of JONAH (Joining Our Neighbors Advancing Hope), a Chippewa Valley organization comprised of a variety of faith communities and members at large. JONAH works to build relationships that will promote a more equitable society in which all voices are heard and root causes of injustice are addressed. Joyce currently co-chairs JONAH’s Immigration Task Force.
Andrew Janssen (web technician), a UW-Eau Claire graduate, is continuing a family tradition of working in a field unrelated to his major. In addition to his work with the CVPost, he is a board member, webmaster and assistant editor at Northern Spirit Radio. He has lived in Eau Claire for 24 years. Computers have been a hobby since 1990, and Andrew hand built his first web page in 1999. He worked as a paralegal at a local law firm for some three years before returning to school to finish his bachelor’s degree – which was in English Literature.
Megan Roth (intern) is a UW-Eau Claire junior majoring in Organizational Communication with a Marketing minor. She is public relations chair of her Delta Zeta sorority, a member of the ALZ Stars Chicago Marathon team and has been a marketing assistant at Rod-N-Bobbs Inc. Megan competed in the Chicago Marathon in October, 2017. She has concentrated her CVPost efforts in the social media area so far, with an emphasis on starting and expanding our Twitter program to let our followers know about stories that are available to them on the website.
Rachel Helgeson (reporter intern), a junior Journalism major at UW-Eau Claire, joined the CVPost staff in October of 2017. She spent the spring semester last year studying in Ireland and traveling around Europe, where she translated her love for travel into a personal travel blog that reported her experiences. Rachel recently became a writer for Rakbo, an established international blog as well as a community blogger for Visit Eau Claire. She will be covering local environmental activities as a key part of her efforts for the CVPost. Rachel is a graduate of Baldwin-Woodville High School.
Tessa Rosa (reporter intern) will be a sophomore at UW-Eau Claire in the Fall of 2017, with a double major in Journalism and Deaf Studies. She is a member of the Blugold Marching Band, where she played the clarinet in 2016 and is switching to the tuba in 2017. In high school, Tessa spent two years on the staff of the Stillwater (MN) Pony Express and was its editor-in-chief in her senior year. She will be reporting and writing on a variety of topics for the CV Post.
Emma Koehn (intern, on leave), a junior Public Relations major and Political Science minor at UW-Eau Claire, is spending the Fall, 2017 semester studying abroad in Florence, Italy. Emma, who is enrolled in the university’s Honors Program, expanded the CVPost‘s Facebook presence last year and coordinated the debut and development of our “6 of Substance” series. We hope to welcome her back to the staff in the Spring, 2018 semester.