Kevyn Burger is an award-winning broadcaster and journalist who has worked in radio, TV, print and new/digital media. She has worked as a reporter, anchor, investigative journalist, radio talk show host, feature writer and digital content producer.
Kathryn Campbell has been building stories her whole life. Whether augmenting the creative narrative of the dramatic life of Barbie with her 5 year old, coaching writers on strong interview questions or finding an original angle for each story assignment, Campbell believes that every person has a story to tell and each writer has the power and responsibility to tell it well. She teaches 11-12 English electives and advises The Rubicon student newspaper at St. Paul Academy and Summit School in St. Paul, Minn.
Laurie Hansen, a Certified Journalism Educator, has advised the Kabekonian yearbook and Stylus creative arts magazine at Stillwater Area High School in Stillwater, Minn for 25 years. She also advised the Pony Express newspaper for ten years. She has been through censorship and lived to tell the tale. Her staff’s publications have won state and national Best of Show awards as well as Crown and Pacemaker awards. She teaches Journalism and English 12 in her spare time. She is the Minnesota state director for JEA, and served as the co-chair of the 2011 JEA/NSPA Minneapolis Fall Convention. Hansen is an NSPA Pioneer and a past Journalism Educator of the year.
Kari Koshiol is an adviser of the Knight Errant at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School in St. Louis Park, Minn. She has been teaching journalism and English for 12 years. She is also the Director of Training Services at School Newspapers Online, a company that specializes in helping college and high school news staffs make the transition to online publishing.
Nate Leding was born in the Twin Cities and attended high school and college in Wisconsin. He holds a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has worked in television since graduating. His career has allowed him to live and work all over the country (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Arizona, Connecticut, South Carolina, Iowa and California
John Millea is the media specialist with the Minnesota State High School League, the governing body for athletics, fine arts and other high school activities in Minnesota.
He joined the MSHSL staff in 2010 after a lengthy career as a newspaper editor, reporter and columnist in Iowa, Arizona and Minnesota.
He is a graduate of the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication and did post-graduate work at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Millea, who spent nearly 20 years at the Minneapolis Star Tribune before joining the MSHSL, has written about the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball, along with college, high school and youth athletics. His freelance work has appeared in Newsweek magazine, the New York Times, Chicago Sun-Times, Boston Herald, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Sporting News, Baseball America, Scholastic Coach, Family Fun and many other publications. @MSHSLjohn
Glenn Morehouse Olson
Glenn Morehouse Olson is a Certified Journalism Educator who teaches journalism, theatre, and English at St. Francis High School. She came to teaching after a career working in public and media relations for diverse arts organizations in the Twin Cities area such as the famed Guthrie Theater, Penumbra Theatre, and Steppingstone Theatre for Youth Development. She has been the recipient of an ASNE Fellowship, the Dow Jones Special Recognition Adviser Award in 2007 and received the JEA Rising Star Award for 2007-2008. Last year she appeared on MSNBC’s Education Nation with Brian Williams. She currently serves as a member of the JEA Press Rights Commission, is active in JEM and is a VIVA Teacher Leader. @glennmo
Chelsea Reynolds is a doctoral student in the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from Iowa State University. Reynolds has written for Men’s Health, Better Homes and Gardens’ health titles, and Midwest Living, among other magazines. She has worked as an editor and research assistant for the Association of Health Care Journalists and as an instructor of news writing at the Missouri School of Journalism. Her research focuses on gender, sexuality, race and class in the media — especially as it pertains to health communication.
Scott Winter has been a journalist and high school adviser to unmentionable acclaim in three states. After nine years as the least distinguished professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he’s now teaches journalism at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn. Winter’s students have won national awards and their publications have placed in Best of Show competitions and earned Pacemakers. Winter also has an unhealthy fascination with the band Metric. He eats red meat, even as a snack. He somehow found a wife, who is a better journalist than him, and made some kids. He has a left-handed serve that once made your mouth water, even as the ball glanced off your rib cage.@ProfScottWinter