Executive Board


Katie Spoleti– President

Katie Spoleti is a senior at Hofstra University where she studies journalism and fine arts with a concentration in design and photography. Katie is involved in many organizations on campus like the Public Relations Society of America (PRSSA), the  Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), WRHU Radio Hofstra University, Her Campus, and Hofstra’s Women’s Club Soccer Team. Just this year, Katie has been nominated to be president for her college campus’ chapter of Zeta Phi Eta, the Professional Fraternity for Students in the Communications Arts and Sciences. In addition, with the help of her fellow e-board members, she has reinstated Ed2010 at Hofstra and is excited to foster the next generation of magazine editors at her school. When she’s not interning in the city or focusing on school work and club involvement, Katie enjoys spending quality time with friends, watching movies, traveling and taking photos. Her ultimate goal is to work in the photo department of a magazine that fosters the idea of women empowerment and inner beauty.

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Marisa Russell– Vice President

Marisa Russell is a senior at Hofstra University studying Journalism with a focus in magazine and digital media. Marisa is the former president of Hofstra’s chapter of Zeta Phi Eta, the professional fraternity in the communication arts and sciences, is a former Hofstra Chronicle news editor and she is also a huge Ed2010 fan. She cannot wait to see what the reinstated chapter of Ed2010 does to help future magazine editors, like herself, grow and learn together (p.s. she checks Ed’s job board at least three times a day, even when she’s NOT job hunting). When Marisa isn’t in class, at her internship, or in a club meeting, she’s the social media manager for Masthead Media Company and she enjoys figuring out Facebook’s wacky algorithm in her spare time.


Elizabeth Steinberg– Secretary

College Journalist, Blogger, and Social Media Junkie

Her Campus Hofstra Social Media Editor (Twitter) and Sex & Relationships blogger. Previously a Web Editorial Intern at Cosmopolitan.com, Web and Features Intern at Marie Claire, and Contributing Writer at The Fashion Foot. Elizabeth Steinberg is an up-and-coming journalist with experience in all things social media and lifestyle blogging. She has a strong passion for entertainment news and hopes to have a career in the magazine industry. Elizabeth resides in New Jersey, but spends most of the year in New York at Hofstra University, where she is pursuing a BA in Journalism with double minors in Sociology and Religion.

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Nico Machlitt– Treasurer

Nico Machlitt is a senior at Hofstra University studying Journalism with minors in Chinese and Spanish. Nico is a former Hofstra Chronicle writer and copy editor and is currently social media chair for the Society of Professional Journalists at Hofstra. During the Spring 2016 semester was an editorial intern at O, the Oprah Magazine, the internship ignited his passion for magazines and helped continue his journey to fame, sadly no where near Oprah status.When he’s not interning in the city or focusing on school work and club involvement, Nico enjoys spending time with friends, watching reality TV involving housewives and the small dogs that love them, rock climbing and listening to Kanye West. He someday hopes to own his own talk show and focus on social justice on a global scale.