Anna TimmonsEditor in Chief
Anna Timmons is a junior from Miami majoring in political science and journalism. She started writing for The Miami Hurricane during her freshman year and quickly made her home in the newsroom. As the editor-in-chief of the paper, Anna strives to make The Hurricane a relevant news powerhouse in the University of Miami community. She hopes to continue to write and report stories about things that matter to the students at UM.
Jamie HarnSenior Editor
Jaime Harn is a senior from Weston, Florida majoring in journalism, economics and political science with a minor in public relations. She started writing for The Miami Hurricane summer after her freshman year and has loved every moment of it since! Jaime credits TMH as being one of the best parts of her UM experience, as it combines her passion for writing with the opportunity to meet people from all around campus. Outside of The Hurricane, she is involved with the Model United Nations team and Student Government. Jaime is excited for another year of writing, reporting and keeping the campus community up to date!
Naomi FeinsteinManaging Editor
Naomi Feinstein is the managing editor for the Miami Hurricane. She is a senior majoring in political science and journalism, hoping to pursue a career in journalism. Additionally, Naomi contributes to Miami New Times.
Jesse LiebermanNews Editor
Jesse Lieberman is a senior from Seattle majoring in Economics with minors in Finance and Entrepreneurship. He transferred to UM a year ago after completing an AA at Shoreline Community College. His first involvement with journalism was on his high school paper, where he worked in various rolls for all four years of high school. Jesse enjoys interviewing people around campus and learning more about the UM community.
Inés EisenhourAssistant News Editor
Inés is a junior from Miami majoring in political science and public administration. This is her second year working for TMH and she is so excited to be assistant news editor! Inés has written for almost every TMH section and loves being a part of the journalism community. She loves being involved on campus and meeting new people through ECO Agency, UThrift, Club Running, Camp Kesem and UM Alternative Breaks. In her spare time she cooks, runs, paints and designs products for her Depop!
Parker GimbelAssistant News Editor
Parker Gimbel is a junior from Ocean City, New Jersey majoring in journalism and film. He started writing for The Miami Hurricane during his sophomore year. He is always looking to learn about new things, whether it be through film, reading, or reporting for the Hurricane. He is a member of UM’s professional film fraternity and enjoys playing guitar in his free time.
Esther AnimaluInvestigative Editor
Esther Animalu is the investigative editor for TMH. She is from Queens, New York and is majoring in communication honors-broadcast journalism and political science. She is also double minoring in media management and international studies. Esther joined The Miami Hurricane during the summer before her freshman year and has fallen in love with writing and reporting for the publication ever since! Esther is also involved in various campus organizations, she is the secretary of the National Association of Black Journalists, a crew member on UMTV, a fellow in the School of Communication Dean’s Student Circle, and a distinguished member of the Foote Fellows Honor Society. Esther interned with MSNBC at NBCUniversal this summer as a production intern remotely.
Isabella DidioSports Editor
Isabella is a junior from Westport, Connecticut majoring in journalism and sports administration and minoring in Spanish. She started writing for the Hurricane at the end of her freshman year and was promoted to sports editor at the start of her sophomore year. Isabella loves covering all UM sports as well as sharing stories of athletes and coaches. She looks forward to another year of keeping the campus informed on all things Miami sports.
Kay-Ann HenryOpinion Editor
Kay-Ann Henry is a senior from Kingston, Jamaica majoring in journalism and minoring in creative writing and sociology. As opinion editor, she makes it her duty to report and comment on the university and the greater community’s most vulnerable members. When she isn’t writing for The Miami Hurricane, she’s still writing and working to cultivate safe spaces for other Black queer women like herself.
Jordan LewisCulture Editor
A senior from Atlanta, Georgia, Jordan Lewis has been committed to pursuing a career in journalism from the moment she stepped onto the University of Miami’s campus three years ago. She joined TMH almost immediately as an arts & entertainment writer for the “Edge” section. One year later, she officially took over as editor of “Edge,” where her first big campaign was to expand coverage to include a wider range of topics—from fitness to fashion to food. “Edge” was officially renamed “Culture” during fall 2019. Jordan also acts as social media manager, where she has overseen the complete revamping of TMH’s online profiles for the past year. In that time, she has increased their following by well over 500 across all platforms and has over quadrupled their engagement.
Jarrod HouseknechtAssistant Culture Editor
Jarrod Houseknecht in a junior from Muncy, Pennsylvania studying Political Science and Communication Studies/Public Advocacy. He’s been writing for The Miami Hurricane since the end of his freshman year, and quickly grew to love the experience. Someone who considers himself consistently up to date on all things pop culture, Jarrod feels at home as the Assistant Culture Editor. Outside of the newspaper, he is incredibly interested in criminal justice and law, hoping to attend law school in the future to help make our country a more inclusive environment for everyone.
Ally GaddyPhoto Editor
Ally is a sophomore from Baltimore, Maryland majoring in public relations, media management and theatre. She joined The Miami Hurricane as a contributing photographer her freshman year and currently holds the position of Photo Editor. Other than photography, Ally is passionate about fashion, cooking, traveling, and going on adventures with friends.
Leah HarperOnline Editor
Leah Harper is a junior from Oviedo, Florida double majoring in Computer Science and Mathematics. As the online editor of The Miami Hurricane she strives to improve website design and create interactive elements to aid in storytelling. Outside of academics, Leah is a member of the UM Sailing team and a UX/UI designer for Orange Umbrella. She looks forward to continuing to learn more about website design and interactive media to deliver important stories in an easily accessible and engaging way.
Julia SanbeDesign Editor
Julia Sanbe is the Design Editor for The Miami Hurricane