AURARIA CAMPUS LOCATION
Tivoli Student Union, Suite 313
900 Auraria Parkway
MSU Denver Met Media
Campus Box 57, P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Met Media is operated by the Office of Student Media
at Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Steve Haigh – Director
Steve has more than 30 years of experience as a newspaper copy editor, page designer and Web editor. He spent 25 years with the Rocky Mountain News through its closing in 2009 and served as an MSU Denver affiliate journalism professor and academic adviser before accepting leadership of Met Media in 2011. A native of Kansas City, Mo., Steve has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He and Pam have been married since 1984. They have two grown daughters, Kayla and Caroline, and two dogs, Otis and Cooper.
Ronan O’Shea – Assistant Director
Ronan joined MSU Denver as the assistant director of Met Media in January 2016. He holds a B.S. in sport communication from Indiana University and an M.S. in sport management from Illinois State University. Ronan served as a play-by-play announcer and video reporter for Illinois State University, the University of South Florida and the BIG EAST Digital Network. His reports have been featured on FOX News, FoxSports.com and Comcast SportsNet Chicago. Ronan is a Chicago native and currently resides in Denver.
Kathleen Jewby – Production Manager
Kathleen’s love of art and publications started at a young age. Her obsession with design grew while she attended MSU Denver and worked as the editor of Metrosphere arts and literary magazine, winning Met Media its first Pacemaker award from the Associated Collegiate Press in 2007. She leads a team of student graphic designers. Kathleen received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts with an emphasis in communication design, and minors in philosophy and management from MSU Denver in 2007.
Elizabeth Norberg – Office Manager
As the first point of contact for Met Media, Elizabeth wears many hats. Depending on the moment, she may act as an office manager, accountant, secretary, adviser, mentor or parent to more than 100 students involved with Met Media each semester. Liz is a proud mother and grandmother to two beautiful girls.
SALES & MARKETING
STUDENT LEADERS (2016-2017)
Joella Baumann –Editor-in-Chief
Esteban Fernandez – News Editor
Photo Editor – Lauren Cordova
– General Manager
Stephen Priest – Sports Director
Vinnie White – Music Director
Erik Kemp – News/Production Director
Jhocelyn Avendaño – General Manager
Douglas Coulter – News Director (Met Report and Noticiero TVMET)
Christina Dayyani – Production Director
– Executive Producer (Met Report)
Andrea Herrera – Executive Producer (Noticiero TVMET)
Miranda McHodgkins – Lead Editor (Met Report)
Janis Carrasquel – Lead Editor (Noticiero TVMET)
Celeste Zubia – Sports Director (Met Report)
Juan Arellano – Sports Director (Noticiero TVMET)
Josh Cozart – Weather Producer (Met Report)
– Weather Producer (Noticiero TVMET)
METROSPHERE ARTS, LITERARY AND CULTURE MAGAZINE
Deanna Hirsch –Editor-in-Chief