Katie Higginbotham is a sophomore from Noblesville, Indiana studying Communication with a focus in Media Studies. When she is not involved with Sycamore Video, she is a DJ at WZIS, an Honors College student, an active member in her faith community and a Presidential Scholar. She has a passion for movies, performing, and storytelling and hopes to work in the film industry, especially in acting, writing, and directing.
Spring 2020 Sycamore Video Staff
Karen Torres is a junior studying communication, Public relations, and media studies. She’s the Executive Producer for sycamore video and the VP of PR and Marketing for AXO. Torres is also a Sycamore Ambassador. In her extended future she would like to work for the white house as a PR or Communication director.
Dorothy Gofourth is a junior studying Communication with concentrations in Media Studies, Journalism and Public Relations at Indiana State. Dorothy is planning on being a news producer in Terre Haute after graduating.
Emani Clark is a junior studying Communication at Indiana State University. She is an officer at Sycamore Video, furthering her interest in media and film production. She plans to work as a director for her career after she graduates.
Ashlyn Hendrix is a junior studying Communication and Media Studies at ISU and minoring in International Studies. She hopes to use the skills she has learned from Sycamore Video to begin a career in the documentary film industry.
Elora Thomas is a junior studying Communication and Media Studies at Indiana State. She plans on getting into social media coordination after finishing her studies. She loves nature and is a movie and music fanatic.
Hailey Turner is a senior studying Communication with a concentration in Media Studies at Indiana State. She plans on pursuing a career in producing, directing, or working as an on air talent for film and TV. Hailey enjoys nature, music, and pop culture.
Isaaiel Collins-Jones is a sophomore majoring in Communications at Indiana State. His goal in media is to produce films and music videos all over the world in different languages.
Neal Greene is a senior majoring in Communication with a concentration in Media Studies. He will graduate in May of 2020. He enjoys video games and video editing. He hopes to produce entertaining promotional videos in the future on a corporate level.
Nayeli Castro is a senior at Indiana State studying Communication with a concentration in Media Studies and a minor in Business. She plans to use her experience in Sycamore Video to help advance her goal of working in the film industry.
Corey Vail is a junior at Indiana State University studying Economics. He plans to either attend graduate school after his undergraduate degree or work in the data analytics field.
Yolanda Kempf is a Junior studying Communication with a concentration in Media Studies at Indiana State University. She is also minoring in marketing. One day, Yolanda hopes to further her passion in the creative world by working on movie productions, or market for film companies.
Shantavia Carprue is a junior studying Human Development Family Studies at Indiana State. She plans on furthering her interest in media by interacting in video production. Shantavia also plans to create her own organization and using her knowledge of film/media to promote herself.
David Cruz is a senior at ISU and is majoring in Commutation with a concentration in Journalism. David plans on pursuing a position within sports, mainly as an on-air sports analyst. David is currently the Sports Editor of the Indiana Statesman Newspaper and a video operator for ESPN3.
Jabrea Jones is a freshman studying Business Management. She decided to join Sycamore Video out of her interest in media and plans on minoring in Film Studies.
Corrin Neese is a sophomore from New Palestine, Indiana. She is currently studying Marketing. As a member of Sycamore Video, she enjoys working as a host or anywhere else needed. She is a part of the Chi Omega Fraternity. She is hoping to work in the entertainment business when she graduates in 2022.
Martha Alsip is a sophomore studying Communication and Media Studies. She’s a volunteer member of Sycamore Video and works for ESPN3. One day she hopes to work for NBC Sports and work on the Olympics.
Kyle Vlcek is a senior studying Communication with a concentration in Media Studies. He loves films and horror movies. He is the News Director at Z 90.7 WZIS. He hopes to be a news reporter.
Rickie Welch is a junior majoring in Communication with a concentration in Media Studies. After graduating he plans to work in radio production in cities like New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta or Miami.
Chris Lopez is a senior majoring in Communication with a concentration in Media Studies and a minor in Spanish. He is also the Student Station Manager for WZIS, Indiana State’s campus radio station. Some of his favorite hobbies include listening to music and spending time with his friends. He wants to use his degree to spend his days traveling the world working in television and radio!
Aaron LaFond is a sophomore at ISU studying Mechanical Engineering Technology. He is from Delphi, Indiana and has a passion for hard work, boy scouts (he is a Eagle Scout), motorcycling, musical instruments and small engine mechanics. He is also a Gun enthusiast.