Meet Our Team

The Beacon is Merrimack College’s student-run newspaper. To contact us, please email newspaper@merrimack.edu. MCTV is Merrimack College’s student-run video news and sports coverage. To contact MCTV, please email MCTV@merrimack.edu.

2022-2023 Editorial Boards

Becca Needleman
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Becca is senior majoring in Communication & Media with minors in Marketing, and a self-designed minor in Event Planning & Management.

Sophie Long
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Sophie is a senior at Merrimack College majoring in Exercise Science.

Alex Conte
Associate Editor

Alex is a Junior at Merrimack studying Communication & Media with minors in Public Relations and Digital Media Productions.

Cameron Cole
Arts and Entertainment Editor

Cameron is a senior Communications and Media major with minors in Political Science, Theological Studies and Public Relations. He is the founder and President of the Anime Club.

Daniel McGowan
Sports Editor

Dan is a senior at Merrimack College majoring in Communications & Media along with a minor in Film Studies. .

Scott Logush
Sports Editor

Logush is a sophomore at Merrimack College who is majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Communications & Media.

Sean Mahon
Sports Editor

Sean is a Business major with a minor in Digital Media Production.

Matt Cavoli
Social Media and Marketing Director

Matt is a senior at Merrimack majoring in Human Development and Education with a minor in Marketing.

Margaux Lestage
Photo Editor

Margaux is the photo editor for The Beacon this year. She is a senior studying Communication & Media with Religious & Theological Studies Political Science, and Public Relations minors.

Chris Dolan
MCTV Executive Producer and President

Chris is a Communication and Media major and has minors in Digital Media Production and Marketing.

Olivia Piazza
MCTV Vice President and Beacon Web Editor

Liv is a Communication and Media major and minor in Digital Media Production.

Haley Dufton
MCTV Treasurer

Haley is a Communication and Media major.

Gabrielle Eckard
MCTV Social Media Manager

Gabrielle Eckard is a double major in Communication and Media and Business with a minor in Public Relations.