Our Staff 2021-22

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The Gettysburgian is operated by a staff of students, who retain full editorial control over the publication’s operations. The staff for the 2021-22 academic year is listed below. Please feel free to email section editors with story ideas, or send them to editors@gettysburgian.com for consideration for publication.

If you’d like to write for us, please contact the section editors for the sections you’d like to write for to be added to their rosters.

To advertise with us, please contact our editors at the email address above.

Editor-in-Chief, Phoebe Doscher ’22 


Phoebe Doscher ’22 is the Editor-in-Chief of The Gettysburgian. She formerly worked as Magazine Editor, News Editor, Assistant News Editor, Staff Writer, and Copyeditor. She is an English with a Writing Concentration and Theatre Arts double major.

On-campus, she is an intern for Gettysburg’s Communications & Marketing Office, the president of the Owl & Nightingale Players, and the News Director for WZBT, serving as the co-host of The Gettysburgian’s podcast On Target.




Managing Editor, Nicole DeJacimo ’2252173A64-5962-4A73-9E15-963B3ECD87F3_1_201_a

Hailing from New Jersey, Nicole studies political science with a double minor in writing and peace & justice studies. On-campus, she is the co-manager for the College Union Building information desk. She also volunteers at the Sherfy gardens.

Last spring, she studied in Washington, D.C., with the Lutheran College Washington Semester program, focusing on political communications and global studies. While in D.C., she interned with the Kiplinger Letter–Washington Editors as a fact-checking intern. This became a paid role as a contracted reporter for the summer. She hopes to return to Capitol Hill after graduation to work for either a news organization or a congressional member’s press staff.


Magazine Editor (Fall), Katie Oglesby ’23A9A0FDE3-FA37-430E-98BF-9CEBE7567932_1_201_a

Katie Oglesby ’23 serves as Magazine Editor. She has previously served as News Editor, Assistant News Editor, and staff writer. She is an English with a Writing Concentration and Political Science double major hailing from San Diego, CA but living in rural North Carolina.

She is also New Member Chair for Alpha Phi Omega, a staff editor and contributor for the Mercury Literary Magazine, and the humanities field aide for the Gettysburg College Headquarters academic journal. She can usually be found perusing the books in the Musselman Library browsing room.



News Editor, Alli Dayton ’24FEB810D3-D073-4FE2-9F97-5E938F68B29B_1_201_a


Alli Dayton ‘24 serves as the News Editor for The Gettysburgian. She previously served as a staff writer for the news and features sections. Alli is a sophomore Sociology and Public Policy double major, with a minor in Peace & Justice Studies.

When she is not working with The Gettysburgian, she is a member of the Eisenhower Scholars program, mock trial, and Gettysburg College Choirs. She is also a PLA in the Public Policy Department, a Resident Assistant, and the Media Editor for Gettysburg Connection.



Features Editor, Anna Audia ’23 667109C8-0A9E-4EF8-A211-F3D0BE7ADA32_1_201_a

Anna is a junior from Long Island, New York with an English and Italian double major and a Civil War Era Studies minor. As the Features Editor, Anna is excited to bring a voice to the students and showcase the aspects of the Gettysburg community that often go unheard, but still, have a great effect on our college experience as well as our life.

Outside of The Gettysburgian, Anna enjoys creative and analytic writing, finding new music, going to the beach, drives with her friends, and antiquing.




Arts and Entertainment Editor, Casey Ottaway ’22 624A0CC3-1EB6-4C61-A240-472BE7F1C600_1_201_a

Casey is a senior Political Science major and Music minor. In addition to his work at the Gettysburgian, he is a member of the choral groups Gettysburg College Choir and Camerata and is president of the Gettysburg College Democrats. During non-Covid times, he can also often be found playing pickup basketball or soccer in the Bream practice gyms.

Born and raised only a hundred miles northwest of Gettysburg in Hollidaysburg, PA, he transferred to Gettysburg College in August 2019 from Clemson University, where he was initially a Mechanical Engineering major.



Sports Editor, Jack Herr ’236EF43FA0-AE63-42D0-9ABB-DE01652EB8CD_1_201_a

Jack is the Sports Editor for the Gettysburgian. He previously served as a sports staff writer. He is majoring in political science and a minor in German Studies.

Outside of the Gettysburgian, he is assistant captain of the club frisbee team and the public address announcer for football games. In his free time, he enjoys reading crime fiction, watching baseball, and walking through the battlefields.





Photography Director, Aly Leia Wein ’24 C201E232-E488-4D16-A0CE-7442DB1ACAA5_1_201_a

Alexandra “Aly” Leia Wein is a sophomore transfer student from Los Angeles and serves as the Director of Photography for The Gettysburgian. Over the last few years, Aly created Edges of Glory and has been working and traveling as a figure skating journalist and photographer, covering events and capturing moments from Las Vegas to Nova Scotia.

She is majoring in History, minoring in Civil War Era Studies, and further pursuing her passions in the performing, visual, and literary arts.

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