Meet Our Team
The Trojan Tribune News Media staff writes and produces video broadcasts. News Media is an elective course introducing students to the exciting world of print, online, and broadcast media. Law, ethics, and the history of journalism will complement the major units of study: reporting, writing, editing, photography, advertising, design, management, and teamwork. In addition, students will have the opportunity to technology aided publishing tools and other hands-on production tools.
Student Life Reporter
My Name is Griffin Smith, and this is my first year of News Media. I enjoy News Media because I have a fun time in the class and getting to interview people. My favorite part about this class is how relaxed it is and that it is very easy going. I have two siblings, Summer and Gabe and three dogs, Sugar, Teddy and Peek-A-Boo. I am a junior and I plan to go to college but I do not know where yet or what I'm majoring, but I'm excited for the future.
My name is Alexus Foster and I am a sophomore. I am a staff writer for News Media this year. I like News Media because I am able to stay up on school news. I like writing about the soccer team because it's easy for me since I am on the team. I have two younger siblings. Sam who is a 7th grader and Gavin who is three.
Staff Writer & Advice Columnist
My name is Meagan Canfield and I am a junior here at WCHS. It’s my second year in News Media, so I kinda know what I’m doing. The reason that I decided to join News Media is because I like to write and have my own opinions on issues. In my free time I am either working at the local steakhouse or Pizza Ranch, or am watching Fuller House with a bowl full of pretzels.
Hi, I'm Morgan! I am a sophomore and this is my first year in News Media. I joined News Media because I love writing and giving my opinion on various topics. One of my favorite parts of class in making PSA videos. I enjoy volunteering and working at Imagination Station. I have two brothers, Jordan and Journey, and one sister, Kendra.
Web Designer & photographer
Hi, I'm Taryn Cawley and I'm a sophomore. I decided to be in News Media because I really enjoy photography and journalism. My favorite part of class is interacting with other students and brainstorming. In my spare time I like to listen music and participate in the schools musicals and in play productions, and oral interp.
My name is Kinzie. I am a sophomore. I am manager of our volleyball team. My favorite color is blue. I love to write and film for our team. Music is one of my favorite things in life. This year I hope to accomplish a lot in school and learn a ton about filming and video editing.I have a cat named Nala and a fish named Squiggles.
My name is Braden Peters and I am a Junior. I am involved in Cross Country, Track, Band, FFA, and HOSA. I joined News Media because there are activities that don’t get much attention. My favorite things to do is running and playing soccer. I spend most of my time doing homework, running, and being a trumpet in the marching band.
My Name is Abbey Nielsen and I am a Sophomore. I am part of WC’s Drama and DI. Outside of school I love to read and dance. This is my first time in News Media and I am super excited to learn new things. I decided to join news media to become more experienced with writing articles and reporting. I love anchoring and reporting for the PSA video and can’t wait to do more.