Oakton Outlook

2016-2017 Staff

Brendan Bellingham

Starting my fourth year in journalism I plan to cover student athletics and technology news. The school newspaper has provided a great community of writers to progress my writing abilities.

Ethan Sullivan

Ethan has served on the Outlook for 3 years, (formerly as a staff writer and news editor) and currently leads the publication as Editor-in-Chief. With journalistic interests that range from politics to school administration, Ethan...

Kathryn Tatum

Kathryn is an Editor-in-Chief of the Oakton Outlook and has been part of the staff for four years.  She has previously served as the Photo Editor and the Feature Editor of the publication. Her favorite journalistic pieces to...

Steven Stavrakis

An Editor In Chief of the Oakton Outlook, musician, mountain man, politically inclined and philosophically compelled. Several years of writing, traveling, and learning has lead me to develop an appreciation towards the power ...

Tori Heiberg

Hi, my name is Tori Heiberg and I'm a co-host on The Weekly Turnout. I currently attend Broad Run High School and will be attending William & Mary in the fall, where Ben Wagner and I will no doubt be sharing some political...

Ben Wagner

As the co-host of the new web series The Weekly Turnout, Ben is looking to broaden his horizons in investigative journalism and film making. With interests ranging from American history to public policy and political science, Ben's ...

Snehal Srivastava

As a new journalist and a senior, I’m hoping to broaden my horizons in writing and reporting by being a part of the Outlook team this year. My passions include dance; I’ve been dancing for almost 10 years and I’m currently a...

Maddie Sheifer Staff Bio

Hi! My name is Maddie Sheifer and I’m a senior this year at Oakton. This is my second year on the Oakton Outlook staff. Last year I served as a staff writer and I am excited to be this year’s Artwork Editor. This means I am...

Fabian Gonzalez-Cortes

Fabian Gonzalez-Cortes, Staff Writer at the Oakton Outlook with a focus on local, national, and international news with an emphasis on public policy and government. During his tenure as a Model UN member, he’s earned the “Best...

Hannah Cho

I’m a high school senior and aspiring journalist, and this is my first year as staff member of the Oakton Outlook. As a student who has always been very interested in learning about the fundamentals of great journalism along...

Nick Sims

I am a new journalist at Oakton Outlook, and I look forward to finding new fascinating stories. As I enter my first year in Journalism, I'm extremely excited to express myself through my writing. I'm a captain on the Oakton Football...

Theo Meale

A journalist of the Oakton Outlook, hope to be politician, traveller, serious student. Traveling around the world, writing about my experiences, and following political events have taught me the importance of good journalism. C...

Finlay Kuester

Finlay Kuester is a junior and new author for the Oakton Outlook. He is a part of Oakton's drama department, and is passionate about theatre both at school and in the community. He intends to study stage management and design...

Jennifer Coon

As a veteran of the Oakton Outlook, Jennifer (right) has seen the paper and her skills evolve since the beginning of her time as a member of the staff. This year, Jennifer is a junior and copy editor of the paper for the second...

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