The Daily Tar Heel

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Friday August 19th

Meet the Editors

Guillermo Molero

Editor-in-Chief 

Guillermo Molero Editor In Chief


Guillermo is a senior journalism and political science major from Caracas, Venezuela. He has been with the DTH since his freshman year, where he began as a staff writer on the City & State Desk. After working as a senior writer for the desk sophomore year, he became its editor in fall 2021. He interned in the House of Commons while studying abroad in the U.K., and recently wrapped up a summer internship with NPR's Morning Edition. 

Email Guillermo@guimolero

Allie Kelly

Managing Editor

Allie Kelly Managing Editor


Allie is a senior journalism major and public policy minor from Denver, Colorado. She was previously the Daily Tar Heel's University Editor. She has covered mental health, higher education, university government and human interest stories and her past bylines include The Trace, the Miami Herald and The San Francisco Chronicle. She enjoys skiing, paperback books and thunderstorms.

Email Allie | @alliemkelly

Elizabeth Egan

Community Engagement Editor

Lilly Egan Community Engagement Editor


Elizabeth Egan is a senior from Winston-Salem, NC majoring in journalism and global studies. Last year she served as the audience engagement editor. She has also previously interned at the Chapel Hill, Chatham and Durham Magazines and the Triangle Business Journal. Outside of the Daily Tar Heel she is involved in the Carolina International Relations Association and a member of Blank Canvas, a dance company on campus. 

Email Elizabeth | @_elizabethegan

PJ Morales

Director of Enterprise

PJ Morales
Director of Enterprise

PJ is a senior from Miami, FL majoring in journalism and modern European history. He joined the paper as a first-year on the sports desk and has also served as both the Sports Editor and an Assistant Sports Editor. He has had summer internships atthe Washington Post and the Charlotte Observer, and is also the treasurer of UNC's chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Outside of work, he enjoys watching sports and playing video games.

Email PJ | @pjdaman12

Tania Tobaccowala 

Elevate Co-Editor 

Tania Tobaccowala
Elevate Co-Editor

Tania is a senior from Mumbai, India double majoring in advertising & public relations and political science. For the past year, she has interned at VMLY&R, a marketing and communications agency, as a global strategy and insights intern in both NYC and London. While she has not worked at the DTH before, she was the associate digital editor at Coulture Magazine, where she realized her passion for stories that celebrate and uplift underrepresented communities. She loves good music and movies that highlight the importance of good storytelling and representation!  

Email Tania @Tania_Tob

Clay Morris 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Co-Chairperson 

Clay Morris is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer for the 2021-2022 school year. Clay is a junior majoring in political science and journalism from Madison, Mississippi.

Clay is a junior political science and journalism major from Madison, Mississippi.

Email Clay@claybmorris

Sonia Rao

Diversity, equity and inclusion co-chairperson

Sonia Rao is The Daily Tar Heel's City & State editor.

Sonia is a junior Journalism major from Morrisville, NC. She previously wrote and edited for the Daily Tar Heel's City & State desk, and interned for The Virginian-Pilot and The Charlotte Observer. She enjoys crocheting and hanging out with her cat, and desperately wants you to friend her on Goodreads.

Email Sonia | @bysoniarao

Morgan Taylor

Diversity, equity and inclusion co-chairperson 

Morgan is a junior from Charlotte, NC majoring in psychology and communications major with a minor in composition, rhetoric, and digital literacy. This is her second year working for the Daily Tar Heel. She also works at the UNC Student Stores and is the vice president of the Black Entrepreneurs Initiative at UNC. In her free time, she enjoys chilling by the pool and reading. 

Email Morgan@Morganleight1

Liv Reilly

University Editor

Liv Reilly University Desk Editor

Liv is a sophomore from Mooresville, NC majoring in journalism with a geography minor. She was previously the assistant University Desk Editor and worked as the first-ever Loss Prevention Magazine intern this past summer. Her hobbies include taking road trips and reading.

Email Liv | @livvreilly

Emmy Martin

City & State Editor

Emmy Martin City and State Desk Editor

Emmy is a sophomore from Wake Forest, NC majoring in journalism and political science with a minor in public policy. She has previously worked as a City & State senior writer, assistant editor and summer managing editor at The Daily Tar Heel. Her favorite things include thrifting, reading poetry and eating street tacos. 

Email Emmy@emmymrtin

Hunter Nelson

 Sports Editor

Hunter Nelson Sports Editor


Hunter is a senior from Detroit, MI double majoring in history and economics with a minor in journalism. He spent the last two years as an Assistant Sports Editor, where he traveled to Brooklyn to cover the ACC Tournament and New Orleans for the Final Four. In his spare time, he loves playing basketball or volleyball and watching the Detroit Lions give him hope for a long-awaited Super Bowl championship (or playoff win).

Email Hunter@hunternelson_1

Caitlyn Yaede 

Opinion Editor

Caitlyn Yaede Opinion Editor

Caitlyn is a senior from Mooresville, NC majoring in journalism and political science with a minor in public policy. She likes to write about and research social, economic and criminal justice and has been involved with UNC's abolitionist organization, Community Justice, Abolition & Antiracism. She has been with the DTH since fall 2020 and has bylines in Chapel Hill, Durham and Chatham Magazines. She enjoys photography, chai lattes and podcasts.

Email Caitlyn@caitlyn_yaede

Ethan G. Horton

Video Editor 

Ethan is a junior from Raleigh, NC majoring in psychology with minors in data science and neuroscience. Outside of the Daily Tar Heel, Ethan works as a photographer and enjoys traveling to scenic destinations. He also enjoys music and is the drummer in a band.

Email Ethan | @ehorton_7

Will Christensen

Audio Editor

Will Christensen Audio Editor


Will is a senior from Greensboro, NC majoring in journalism and philosophy with a minor in Spanish. He is an anchor and producer for UNC's student radio show Carolina Connection, a former staff writer for the Daily Tar Heel's University Desk and a diehard cat person. His hobbies include volleyball, video games and reading the wikipedia summaries of horror movies because he is too afraid to actually watch them.

Email Will | @willrchristen

Carson Elm-Picard

Design & Graphics Editor 

Carson Elm-Picard Design Editor

Carson is a junior journalism and political science major from Arvada, Colorado. This is his second year as the Design Editor at The Daily Tar Heel and he also works at 1893 Brand Studio. He spent his summer interning at Triangle Web Printing learning more about the newspaper printing process. He is also a D.J. at WXYC and play the drums in a band.

Email Carson | @carsonelmpicard

Elise Trexler

Audience Engagement Editor

Elise Trexler is the assistant audience engagement editor at the Daily Tar Heel.

Elise is a junior from Hendersonville, NC majoring in environmental studies and minoring in German and journalism. She was previously a copy staffer and worked as the Assistant Audience Engagement Editor last year. As an environmental studies major, she is interested in pursuing a career in science communication. She loves dancing, camping and being outside.

Email Elise@EliseTrexler

Susie Webb

Data Editor

Susie Webb is a co-city editor at the Daily Tar Heel.

Susie is a junior journalism and global studies major with a minor in data studies from Fredericksburg, VA. She plays on the UNC club rugby team and works for UNC Expeditions. She is also a former intern at the Charlotte Observer and her her introduction to journalism editing for her local newspaper. She also enjoys making Chai.

Email Susie | @skwebb73

Leni Schenkel

Copy Chief

Leni Schenkel Copy Editor

Leni is a senior from Cary, NC majoring in English and Anthropology with a Chinese minor. She has been with the copy desk since her freshman year and is excited to end her college career as copy chief. In the two hours a week that she isn't in the Daily Tar Heel's office, she enjoys gardening (ask her about her peppers), listening to music and gardening (no seriously, ask her about her peppers).

Email Leni 


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