The Torch

2022-2023 Staff

Brady Snyder
Editor-in-Chief

Brady Snyder

Brady is a senior journalism student currently serving as Editor-in-Chief. He joined The Torch in 2021, and previously served as Sports Editor. Outside of The Torch, Brady covers consumer technology and new innovations for ScreenR...

Olivia Seaman
Managing Editor

Olivia Seaman

Olivia is a sophomore journalism student currently serving as Managing Editor. She joined The Torch in 2021 as a staff writer for the culture and feature sections. Outside The Torch, she is a student ambassador and can be found...

Ashley Guaman
Business Manager

Ashley Guaman

Ashley is a junior legal studies major and Business Administration minor currently serving as Business Manager. She joined The Torch in 2021 as a contributing writer. Outside of the Torch, Ashley volunteers at a non-profit tutoring...

Abigail Grieco
Human Resources Manager

Abigail Grieco

Abigail is a junior English major with a Creative Writing minor. She is enrolled in the 5-year BA/MA program and will be receiving her MA in English. When Abigail is not writing for The Torch, she enjoys reading, listening to...

Elizabeth Kaufmann
Sports Editor & Asst. Chief Copy Editor

Elizabeth Kaufmann

Liz is a junior English major with a minor in Sport Management. A commuter student from Farmingdale NY, Liz lives with her family and two dogs. She joined the Torch in 2020 as a staff writer, was selected Assistant Sports Editor...

Dea Hoxha
News Editor

Dea Hoxha

Dea is a sophomore journalism student double-minoring in french and international studies. She is currently serving as News Editor. In 2021, she was a contributing writer for The Torch. She was born in New York City and is originally...

Sara Kiernan
Photo Editor

Sara Kiernan

Sara is a junior Journalism major with a government and politics minor currently serving as the Photo Edior. She has been with the Torch since 2020 and has been editor for now two years and eboards. Sara is also the philanthropy...

Maria Villarroel
Culture Editor

Maria Villarroel

Maria is a senior in the five-year program between a BS in journalism and a MS in international communication serving as the Culture Editor. She was born and raised in Venezuela, but moved to Orlando, Fl. She joined The Torch...

Sergio Padilla
Opinion Editor

Sergio Padilla

Sergio is a junior journalism and business administration student currently serving as Opinion Editor. He joined The Torch in 2021 as a contributing writer. He is born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Outside of The Torch, Sergio...

Social Media Manager

Alison Goldberg

Alison is a rising senior Sport Management major minoring in Business Administration who joined The Torch her first year at St. John’s. She was previously the Assistant Business Manager and interim Social Media Manager. This year...

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