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Convergence Magazine’s team members for 2021

John Grant

John Grant

Editor-in-Chief

Grant is the editor-in-chief for Convergence magazine and enjoys writing and helping people share their voices to give them a platform. Grant hopes you will all enjoy the stories that his classmates wrote as they all put a lot of hard work into the magazine.
Jared Dodds

Jared Dodds

Managing Editor for Special Issue

Kristen Cussen

Kristen Cussen

Art Director for Print

David Pastor

David Pastor

Art Assistant for Print & Research Chief

Nicholas Rahmon

Nicholas Rahmon

Researcher

Rahmon is a final-year journalism student at Humber College who contributed with his writing for our magazine, which helped him become a better journalist. His previous role allowed him to work alongside colleagues and mould the magazine towards a successful launch. Nicholas enjoys spending his time writing stories and being caught up on television shows.

Nathaniel Marksman

Researcher

Marksman is in his third year of journalism at Humber College, and is also working on a novel that involves his life experiences and people he’s met and crossed paths with.

Melanie Valente-Leite

Melanie Valente-Leite

Managing Editor for Digital & Art Production

Valente is a photographer and final year journalism student at Humber and is currently doing an internship at Inwit. She has dedicated her writing to educating herself and others about current climate events/issues happening around the world. Valente hopes to further her education in journalism and travel the word.

Liliia Smichenko

Liliia Smichenko

Art Assistant for Print

Jaeybee Martinito

Jaeybee Martinito

Researcher and Cover Model

Martinito is a final-year journalism student at Humber College. During her study, she wore multiple hats as a reporter for 96.9 Radio Humber and a TV host for Humber News and Humber Today. These roles led to her passion for broadcast TV and radio. She hopes to work as a live correspondent in the future, covering more community-driven stories in Toronto.

Emma Astley

Emma Astley

Graphic Designer

Astley is a 2D artist based in Brampton, Ontario with experience in game and character design. Emma designed ‘A changing industry in Journalism.’

Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson

Executive Editor

As a student in the last year of Humber College’s Journalism program, Wilson has been working hard to prepare as much as she can for graduation. She very much enjoys working in magazines, and her involvement in Convergence is something she’ll never forget.

Jeremy Yudin

Jeremy Yudin

Digital Art Director

Jeremy is a fourth-year Humber journalism student with a passion in sports, gaming, as well as local community and profile writing. He co-designed the website and produced ‘A changing industry in Journalism.’ Jeremy is now working on an investigation story that looks into the concept of Game-Based Learning and how it could be integrated in Canada’s education systems.

Kyle Drinnan

Kyle Drinnan

Section/Copy Editor

Sabrina Daniele

Sabrina Daniele

Researcher

Sabrina is a journalism student at Humber College’s post-graduate certificate program. She is currently a fact-checker for this issue of Convergence magazine. In June 2020, Sabrina also graduated from The University of Toronto with honours — where she double majored in Political Science and History. 

Jennifer Kozak

Jennifer Kozak

Managing Editor for Print

Kozak is a third-year journalism student at Humber College with a passion for social issues and investigative research. She is the editor of print and immensely enjoyed working with her colleagues. After graduating, Jennifer hopes to further her educational career by going on to Humber’s degree program to pursue her dream of becoming a social justice reporter.

Francis Commey

Francis Commey

Section/Copy Editor

Commey is a third-year student in the journalism program filled with talented writers. He’s one of the section editors for Convergence magazine and has been extremely grateful to work beside so many talented writers. After graduating, Francis looks forward to furthering his career educationally by going to university and venturing even more into his media, community and the youth!

Nathalie Leveille

Nathalie Leveille

Contributor

Nur Dogan

Contributor