• Kelsey Brunner

    Content Producer

    Kelsey Brunner was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She is finishing her Master's degree in Photography from Ohio University's School of Visual Communication. Kelsey produced "Chapter 4: Life after War."

    Fun Fact: Kelsey says hello to every dog she passes.

  • Erin Clark

    Content Producer

    Erin Clark is a native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is a second year photojournalism graduate student in the school of Visual Communication at Ohio University. Erin produced “Chapter 5: The New Asylum.

    Fun Fact: Erin hopes to one day travel the world in a tricked out van with her two cats, Oliver and Ellie.

  • Taylor DiPlacido


    Taylor is from Cleveland, Ohio and is studying Visual Communication: Interactive inside the Scripps College at Ohio University. She co-developed this project alongside Amy.

    Fun Fact: She aspires to be a pastry chef in 5-8 years.

  • Molly Dixon


    Molly Dixon is from Huntington, West Virginia and is working towards a Master's Degree in Visual Management. Molly was a visual designer for this website.

    Fun Fact: She loves to paddle board even though she's not very good at it.

  • Adonis Durado


    A native from the Philippines, Adonis Durado has been named the 2017-2018 Knight fellow in the Ohio University School of Visual Communication. He is the former Design Director of Times of Oman. Adonis produced Chapter 1: "History and Legacy."

    Fun Fact: Adonis dreams of owning a printing press and a bookshop when he retires.

  • Haldan Kirsch

    Content Producer

    Haldan Kirsch is originally from Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania. He is a first year graduate student studying photojournalism in the Department of Visual Communications at Ohio University. Haldan produced “Chapter 3: Faith and Femininity.”

    Fun Fact: His dream is to make the perfect homemade rye bread.

  • Daniel Owen

    Content Producer

    Daniel Owen is from Jackson, Ohio and is a graduate student in the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University. He served as Photo Editor for the project and also worked alongside a team of videographers to create a piece on mental health. Daniel plans on working as a documentary photojournalist following graduate school.

    Fun Fact: Daniel was once a drummer in a punk band.

  • Delia Palmisano

    Content Producer

    Delia Palmisano grew up in Cincinnati, OH. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Communication Media Arts after running a successful photography business for 12 years in Denver, CO. She produced “Chapter 4: Involuntarily Medicated.”

    Fun Fact: Delia hopes to one day through-hike The Pacific Crest Trail with her husband and two children.

  • Amy Schmitt


    Amy is from Columbus, Ohio. She will graduate from Ohio University with majors in Journalism and Visual Communication in May of 2018. She co-developed this project with Taylor.

    Fun Fact: She's the editor of a comedy publication.