Meet your Sycamore Video Staff

Sadie All

Sadie graduated from West Vigo High School in West Terre Haute. She is a senior Communication major with a dual concentration in Journalism and Electronic Media and a minor in creative writing. Sadie works as a student media assistant at the Office of Communications and Marketing and as a copy editor for the Statesman. She also works as a student assistant for campus life. Sadie's goal is to work in the journalism field as a reporter, though T.V. production has opened up new interests to her. She was recently awarded the Bruce McCormick Scholarship as an outstanding journalism student based on her GPA. In her spare time, Sadie enjoys participating in campus events and spending as much time with her Chi Omega sisters as she can before graduation.

Diamonique Brookins

Diamonique is from Indianapolis IN, She graduated from Arsenal Technical high school class of 2014. Diamonique hobbies are Tennis, volleyball, script writing, painting and video production. She also loves to volunteer and give back to the community. She is currently a community service coordinator and a part of a non-profit organization called Net Literacy.

Luke Carr

Luke is an Electronic Media Communication major with a minor in Theater. He graduated from Columbus North High School in Columbus, IN, in 2011. He enjoys acting onstage and for film, screenwriting, and watching films. Luke hopes to eventually find work in Hollywood acting and screenwriting.

Mateo Daniel

Mateo graduated from Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis. He's Majoring in Electronic Media and one day hopes to writer and direct for video games and independent YouTube videos. In his free time Mateo is an avid gamer and enjoys writing.

Likes: Video games, Anime, Martial Arts, Rollerblading

Dislikes: Math, Spicy foods, bad stories.

Morgan Gibbons

Morgan is a senior majoring in Communications with an Electronic Media concentration and minoring in Marketing. She graduated high school from Paris, Illinois in 2011. After graduating from ISU she plans to go into the film industry to become a film editor and/or a documentarian. Morgan enjoys spending time with family and friends, taking pictures, and traveling.

Hyein Ko

Hyein graduated from Haven Christian International School in Seoul, South Korea. She is a sophomore at Indiana State University majoring in electronic media and minoring in music. She believes media have the power to change cultures and reality and wants to help people through it.

Julianne Mackey

Julianne graduated from Columbus East High School. She is a Junior at ISU majoring in Communication with a concentration in Electronic Media and a minor in Sales and Negotiations. She is currently a News Director at Z90.7 WZIS. After college she hopes to work as a news or sideline sports reporter. Her academic achievements include the Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award, Indiana State Honor Roll, Recipient of the Lucia and Donald Bolt Scholarship, and Spring 2013 Semester Deans List. In her free time she loves to hang out with her Sigma Kappa sisters, exercise, play volleyball, cook, and watch movies.

Ben McGill

Ben graduated from Princeton Community High School in 2014, and now is a freshman at ISU. He is a marketing major but thinks he may change his major in the near future. Ben is not completely sure what he wants to do after graduation yet. He enjoys being around news and video production and hopes to be working in some kind of related field, though he thinks being an astronaut would be pretty neat too.

Renisha Murray

Renisha Murray has taken a position with NBC 2 WTWO as their summer intern in Farmersburg, Indiana. She had worked in news department for twenty-four hours a week. She was part of a team, completing stories for the daily newscast including recording and editing.

SaBrandi Powers

SaBrandi is a Senior at Indiana State University with a major in Communication: Electronic Media and a minor in Music. Her main focus in the Electronic Media field is film. Throughout her years on ISU campus SaBrandi has been involved in the Marching Sycamores, ISU Basketball band, the National Honors Society, Lambda Pi Eta, Sigma Alpha Lambda and Sigma Alpha Iota. Outside of school and working at Wise Pies Pizza & Subs, SaBrandi enjoys playing video games, drawing, hanging with friends, watching movies and spending quality time with her dog, Sky. SaBrandi’s plans after graduating are to attend Graduate School and eventually becoming a cinematographer in either California or Florida.

Katie Schmidtke

Katie is studying Communication in Electronic Media. She is a sophomore at Indiana State, and is from Chicago. Her goal is to become a professional Editor somewhere in Hollywood. In her spare time, she hula-hoop dances, enjoys EDM, and wishes she was back at Electric Forest.

Natalie Smith

Natalie is currently a Senior at Indiana State University majoring in communication and minoring in theatre. Upon graduation she hopes to work for BBC in London in a production capacity. In her spare time, Natalie enjoys reading science fiction and playing the piano.

LeVon Whittaker

LeVon graduated from Thea Bowman high school in Gary, Ind. He is a senior at Indiana State University double majoring in Communication and Computer IT with a concentration in electronic media. LeVon hopes to become a sports analyst for Sports Center in the future. Besides Sycamore Video he is a member of NAACP and B.O.M.B. on his free time he loves to play basketball, baseball, and workout.

Michael Winstead

Michael graduated from McCutcheon High School in Lafayette, Indiana in 2011. He is currently a Junior at Indiana State University majoring in Communications: Electronic Media. His ultimate goal would to be a game show host, be a commentator for the Chicago Cubs, be a screenwriter, film producer, or a director (lots of goals.) Michael likes to spend his free time hanging out with family, watching movies/playing video games, or watching stand-up comedy. He also enjoys doing nonsense shenanigans with his friends!

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