THE STAFF

 

Angelique Fullwood, Editor-in-Chief

Angelique is a senior journalism student with a minor in political science from Tampa, Florida. She’s a contributor to the Tallahassee Democrat and the Famuan. She is a member of the 2018 New York Times Student Journalism Institute and an Online News Association HBCU fellow.  She is a member of NABJ and SPJ. When she’s not in J-School, she enjoys amateur photography, attending live hip hop shows and art exhibits.

 

Karlyn Sykes, Managing Editor

 Karlyn is a junior broadcast journalism student from Bloomfield Hills,MI. She is contributor to the Tallahassee Democrat, the Famuan and Girl’s Life Magazine. This summer she swill be interning abroad in London, England and following graduation she hopes to attend NYU’s Stern School of Business for a Masters of Business specializing Luxury Business & Marketing. Outside of Journey she works as a resident assistant for FAMU Housing, enjoys going to the gym, reading and baking for her friends.

Brianna Hicks, Copy Desk Chief 

 

Brianna is a senior broadcast journalism student at Florida Agricultural Mechanical University (FAMU). She was born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida and attended Florida Southwestern Collegiate High school, where she discovered her dream of being a storyteller. She enjoys cheering on her Miami Heat, Florida Gators and Miami Dolphins (even when they give her a headache). When she is not watching sports, she’s relaxing and catching up on her latest TV shows like power, and insecure. She enjoys playing with her eight-year old dog, Biggie or reading a good book.

She has dreamed of going head to head with Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. After graduation, her plans include taking her professional education exam and becoming a teacher. If you see her say Heyyy. She is happy to be on the Hill with each one of you.

Daria Laycock, Online Editor

Daria Laycock is a senior journalism student with a minor in political science from Winter Park, Florida. In addition to being the online editor of Journey Magazine she is the Monday producer of TV20 news, fundraising chair of FAMU’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and staff writer for the Capitol Outlook. Ms. Laycock is a homebody who enjoys biographies on former child stars and pinot noir.

Anjelicia Bruton, Online Editor

Anjelicia Bruton is a senior broadcast journalism student from Tallahassee, Fl. She interned with WCTV and recently was a SPJ News Member for the Excellence in Journalism Conference. Anjelicia has her own segment on News20 @5, “Bruton’s Brew”, as the around the world/nation anchor. In her free time, she enjoys walking her dog, trying new restaurants and playing the piano.


Malkia Peterson,  Art Director

Malkia is a third year graphic communications student with a minor in business administration from Tallahassee, Florida. She is a member of the Women Student Unions, Golden Key and the Florida A&M Honors Program. In her free time, she is often painting, designing and looking at clothing she cannot afford.

 

Jade Fryer, Assistant Art Director

Jade is a sophomore business student with a minor in graphic design from Powder Springs, Georgia. She serves as the director of creative design for SBIconic, the FANG Awards Director for FAMU’s First Year Experience Peer Mentor Program, and the CEO and Founder of her own graphic design company– Studio 4.12. She is a member of NCNW, NSCS, and NAACP. Outside of school, Jade enjoys playing volleyball, singing (in the shower), and volunteering with young children.


 

Nyasha Baly, Communications Co-Director

Nyasha is a senior public relations student from Miami, Florida. She’s a staff writer for the Famuan and PR associate for Journey magazine. She devotes her time doing community service. In Leon County, she is a mentor in the Big Brother Big Sister program. After graduation, she plans to publish a poetry book and attend NYU Public Relations graduate program.

 

Jazzmin Riles, PR Associate

Jazzmin is a sophomore public relations student from Woodbridge, Virginia. She’s a contributor to Tallahassee Student Survival. She is a member of NABJ, PRSSA and SPJ. When she’s not in J-School, she enjoys traveling, shopping and watching documentaries.

Brielle Crooms, Communications Co-Director

 


 

The Multimedia Department

Nallah Brown, Digital Communications Director

I’m a third year journalism student from Houston and Atlanta. I claim them both because they made me into the dope individual I am today. I am very passionate about communications, both the noun, and the field of work. On my free time I like to read, write, watch films/documentaries, and create magic with my camera. The advancement of humanity, and social justice is very important to me. I come form a family full of independent thinkers, so my mind is my prized possession. I am very excited to make forward progress with Journey Magazine and enhance the magazine’s brand as the Digital Communications Director.

Nathan Vinson, Digital/Multimedia Correspondent

Nathan is a junior broadcast journalism student with a minor in music industry from Tallahassee, FL. He’s a radio personality, DJ, and the Music Director for WANM 90.5. He’s also the Social Media Content Editor for the School of Journalism and Graphic Communication. In addition to that, he’s a member of the National Association of Black Journalists organization. When he’s not juggling his J-School jobs, he enjoys sleeping and listening to music.

Ricardo Brown, Multimedia Editor

Ricky is a senior public relations student from Miramar, Florida. He is the founder of Black Frost productions. He is a member of The FAMU Kinship of Big Brother Little Brother Mentoring Program and Public Relations Student Society of America. When isn’t mentoring or filming, he enjoys playing basketball and photography.

 

Tyondra Slydell, Multimedia Editor

Originally from Palm Beach County, Tyondra has resided in Tallahassee where she attends the Florida State University. Majoring in Humanities with a minor in Communications, she has also taken the opportunity to be a part of the FAMU-FSU Broadcast Journalism program. She has worked with WAMN 90.5 radio station, anchored on FAMU News 20, and is an avid writer for College Magazine. She is a member of NABJ and when free time arises she tends to her channel within the YouTube community. Outside of journalism, Tyondra enjoys poetry slams, doing makeup and eating newly discovered cuisines.

Alexia Clark, Social Media Editor

Alexia is a junior Broadcast Journalism student from Arcadia, Fl. She is an intern for the National Alumni association as well as an Senior Brand Manager for the Famuan. A member of NABJ and CSA. Alexia enjoys travel, food and reading.


Kerry Lee Hartley, Fashion Co-Director

Kerry is a senior environmental studies student with a minor in public relations. He is from Rockledge, FL byway of East Orange, NJ. He is a contributor of the Famuan and interns with a non-profit men’s mentoring organization, The Kingsman Club. He is also the owner of an online fashion retail store FIVE FIVE 7. In his free time he loves to read, go saltwater fishing, and produce music.

Kathryn Lewis, Fashion Co-Director
Kathryn is a junior public relations student, hailing from Tallahassee, Florida. She’s a contributor to the Capital Outlook, runs a style blog called “Unleash Your Style,” at www.katmarlew.com and is a freelance stylist. When she’s not in J-School, she indulges in Vogue magazines, loves to make money, travel, shop, eat and sing.

 

Alphonso Robinson III, Photo editor 

Alphonso Robinson III is a third year pre-physical therapy student from Jacksonville, Florida. He is a general body member of the Health Science Pre Physical Therapy Association. He is currently serving as the Vice President of Big Brother Little Brother Mentoring Program, where the focus is to take incoming freshmen and pairing them with upperclassmen to help them with their transition from high school to college.  He also has his own clothing line and photography business titled, Royalty Productions. When he is not in school he is an avid hip hop enthusiast and shows interest in sneakers.