The Viking Vanguard

2019-2020 Staff

Jackson Roberts

Co-Sports Editor

Jackson Roberts is a junior staff member on Viking Student Media. He joined in the 2019-2020 school year. He is looking forward to covering sports games. ...

Katie Abegglen

Multimedia Editor

Reagan Aho

Viking Student Media

Reagan Aho is currently a 2nd year Broadcast student in the Broadcast Journalism II class at Puyallup High School. Over the past year, he has gained experience and insight in video productions and journalism industry through opportunities...

Jayton Rausch

A&E Editor

Jayton Rausch is a junior at PHS, he likes to be helpful and tries to be outgoing. he loves journalism and music. ...

Elaina Nieves

Artist

Elaina Nieves is a senior at Puyallup High School. Elaina does graphic design. She joined newspaper to learn more about media production. ...

Yujin Kim

Staff

Yujin Kim is a junior in high school who loves getting into the topic of journalism. She dreams of pursuing a career in the journalism field, and is looking forward to investigative journalism. She loves to write, whether it's...

Sydney Carey

Staff

Sydney Carey is new to journalism. She will learn and work to cover cheer and football this year through both their seasons. She's a junior this year and very excited to learn lots on covering news stories and getting people's...

Michaela Ely

Web Editor

Michaela Ely is a junior and the web editor for The Viking Vanguard. Ely says her favorite part about journalism is the ability to write news stories and express herself through opinion stories.  ...

Lana Moss

Editor-in-Chief

Lana Moss is currently in her junior and second year on staff. Her favorite thing about journalism is getting to communicate stories in an artful way that would otherwise have not been shared. Moss is most excited to navigate...

Paige Taylor

photographer

Paige Taylor is a junior and is in the Viking Vanguard for the year of 2019-2020. Taylor is a photographer for the Vanguard. She is looking forward to taking photos this year. ...

Parisara Milan

photographer

Parisara Milan is a sophomore member of the newspaper staff. She enjoys taking photos and is excited to see where this year takes her.  ...

Valerie Fowler

Staff

Valerie Fowler is a sophomore student at PHS who joined newspaper as a writer and designer for the publication and with the aspiration of becoming better writer. Fowler says that she enjoys writing because she wants to be able...

Tanner Pierce

Viking Student Media

The "Golden Voice of the Vikings", Tanner Pierce officially joined the Viking Student Media staff as a junior to predominantly cover all things sports. When he isn't live Tweeting from games, Tanner can be found providing color...

Sydney Lewis

Viking Student Media

Sydney Lewis is a senior member of Viking Student Media. She is instrumental in the Lip Dub, working as a leadership student with the Viking Student Media staff. She not only edits video but is also adept at recording video and...

Orien Taute

Viking Student Media

Orien Taute is a junior member of the broadcast program. He first joined staff his sophomore year and works predominantly with video.  ...

Nicholas Childres

Artist

Nicholas Childres is a senior staff member who enjoys doing graphic design. He is excited to be on staff this year. ...

MJ Hampton

Staff

MJ Hampton is 16-year-old junior. As a staff member, Hampton says she is looking forward to finding out and telling people the news they need to know, want to know and should know. ...

Madison Guynup

Advertising Manager

Madison Guynup is our advertisement manager, she joined staff second semester of her sophomore year. This year she is excited to work with the new staff and Ed board. Guynup is looking forward to what her junior year brings. ...

Leo Quale

OP/ED Editor

Leo Quale is a junior staffer who joined after taking a sophomore journalism course. As the current Op/Ed editor he enjoys speaking his mind as well as properly and professionally reporting the news. ...

Luke Pruitt

Viking Student Media

Luke Pruitt is a senior broadcast student who focuses on sports coverage in the Puyallup community. He says he signed up for the class originally in order to help improve his skills for a future career. He enjoys playing and watching...

Jasmine Andres

Artist

Jasmine Andres is a senior at Puyallup High School and is an artist. What she enjoys most is a way to express herself in any media. She joined the newspaper because she wants her peers' voices to be heard. ...

Isabel Coggins

Staff

Isabel Coggins is a sophomore staff member for the Viking Vanguard. This is Coggins first year on newspaper and she is thrilled to be a part of the team. Coggins says shes excited to take pictures and get to know everyone better. ...

Henley Pettibone

photographer

Henley Pettibone is a junior who is currently in her first year on staff. She enjoys photography and will mainly be shooting pictures this year but is excited to learn the other parts of journalism. ...

Gianna Richard

Staff

Gianna Richard is an incoming sophomore student at PHS who joined newspaper as a photographer and writer and with the dream of becoming a better writer while simultaneously coming out of her shell more. Richard says she enjoys...

Edward Hardie

Co-Sports Editor

Sophomore Teddy Hardie joined our staff this year as sports editior alongside returning member Jackson Roberts. Hardie looks forward to expanding his journalistic skills through his job as editor. He is excited for what this year...

Emily Swanson-Lovely

photographer

This is Emily Swanson-Lovely. she is a junior at Puyallup High School; Lovely is on staff at The Viking Vanguard. Lovely's position is photographer. ...

Alana Wood

Staff

Alana Wood is a junior writer with a passion for giving timely, newsworthy information to the Puyallup High School student body and community at large. ...

Christina Rhoades

Features editor

Christina Rhoades is a junior Staffer for the Viking Vanguard, and is the Features Editor. This is her first year on staff and loves it so far. Rhoades says that she's excited to build her skills as a journalist and give the readers...

Andi Wiegand

Staff

Andi Weigand is is a sophomore staffer for the Viking Vanguard. Weigand says she is excited to write stories and inform people about what is happening in the community. Her favorite content to create is news stories to help people...

Jacob Wyatt

News Editor

Jacob Wyatt joined the media staff as a sophomore through Sophomore Journalism. He is currently a senior who is also the News Editor on staff. ...

Meiko Johnson

Managing Editor

Meiko Johnson is a junior staffer who also holds the managing editor position. Johnson says his favorite part of being on staff is being able to communicate with everyone. Johnson says he likes the environment of journalism.  ...

Ben Schumock

Print Editor

Ben Schumock is currently a junior at Puyallup High School. Ben joined staff his junior year after taking Sophomore Journalism for English. Schumock says that the most important thing to him about the staff is the relationships...

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