Kensington Voice is currently staffed by journalism faculty, student journalists, and student organizers in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University.

Executive Editor
Jillian Bauer-Reese
Jillian is an assistant professor of journalism in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University where she teaches courses in design, solutions journalism, and community engagement. Connect with Jillian via email at or on Twitter at @thesmallpicture.

Managing Editor
Erin Blewett
Erin has been working as a multimedia journalist in Philadelphia since 2015. She has provided written and photo content for publications such as The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, WXPN’s The Key, Phawker, and The Temple News. Working in solutions journalism has always been her goal, and her favorite part about working with Kensington Voice is being able to tell stories that will have a positive impact on readers. Connect with Erin via email at, on Instagram at @erinblewett, or on Twitter at @ErinBlewett1

Voices Editor
Claire Wolters
Claire Wolters is a Philadelphia-based journalist and junior journalism student at Temple University. She is passionate about community storytelling and finding ways to ethically cover homelessness and addiction. Connect with Claire via email at, or on Twitter at @ClaireWolters

News Features Editor
Henry Savage
Native to Philadelphia and the surrounding area, Henry has been covering topics such as politics and social issues since 2015. With Kensington Voice, he hopes to create a platform for a strong community that was never given a fair chance. He believes Kensington is vibrant and has the willpower to succeed if given the resources to do so. Connect with Henry via email at, on Instagram at @mediabyhenry, or on Twitter at @mediabyhenry

Solutions Editor
Jordan Holycross
Jordan Holycross is a journalist and student living in Philadelphia. She has written for Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. Connect with Jordan via email at, or on Twitter at @jo_holycross

Community Engagement Editor
Evan Easterling
Evan is a senior journalism major at Temple University with a passion for sports reporting with his favorite sports being hockey and baseball. Evan likes to read and write strong, well-told stories about interesting people and nuanced topics. Connect with Evan via email at, or on Twitter @Evan_Easterling.

Latinx Editor
Kristine Aponte
Kristine is a junior communication studies major at Klein College at Temple University. Proud of her Dominican and Colombian heritage, she has been especially dedicated to the development and execution of a variety of the university’s Latinx initiatives such as Temple’s first Spanish-language talk show, 15-minute news broadcast, and Kensington Voice. Connect with Kristine via email at

Community Storytelling Coordinator
Maggie Loesch
Maggie is a student in the community development and photojournalism programs at Temple University who is interested in making media more accessible. She loves SEPTA, public art, and corny jokes. Connect with Maggie via email at, on Instagram at @magsloesch, or at her biweekly story corner workshops at McPherson Square Library.

Community Storytelling Assistant
Alexis Rogers
Alexis Rogers is studying journalism and Spanish at Temple University. She is a senior and will be graduating in May 2019. Connect with Alexis via email at

Solmaira Valerio
Solmaira Valerio is a photographer based in Philadelphia. She is a first-generation college student who studied photography at Community College of Philadelphia and is currently a journalism major with a psychology minor at Temple University. She is very passionate about helping underrepresented communities through her work and loves traveling. Connect with Solmaira via email at or on Instagram at @mein_myroom.