Pelham Examiner

Alumni Staff

Jack Howard

Senior Editor

From an early age, Jack discovered a love for writing. In his sophomore year of high school, Jack's journalism career began. Jack joined the Pel Mel, which is the longtime school newspaper at Pelham Memorial High School. He worked...

Ben Glickman

Senior Editor

Ben Glickman is a freshman at Brown University. He started his journalism career writing for the school newspaper, the Pel Mel, as a columnist and editorial writer. He served as Executive Editor of the Examiner from August 2018...

Francesca Di Cristofano

Senior Editor

Francesca Di Cristofano’s journalism career began in 2011 as a founding editor of the Colonial Times. She is now a senior at Pelham Memorial High School who is on the varsity volleyball team, plays the flute, is part of the...

Violet Massie-Vereker

Senior Editor

Violet Massie-Vereker is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. Her experience in journalism includes writing for the News of Pelham for the past two years, serving as Youth Beat Senior Editor and photographer in 2018. In addition...

Daniella Cherner

Senior Editor

Daniella Cherner is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. In addition to writing for the Pelham Examiner, she runs on the cross country and track teams at PMHS and plays both the violin and the trumpet.

Michael Salama

Senior Editor

Michael Salama, a co-founder of the Pelham Examiner, is a Pelham Memorial High School graduate of the Class of 2019, and a current member of the Princeton University Class of 2023.

Sam Rodd

Senior Editor

Sam Rodd is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School and a lover of theater, music and movies. He spends most of his time rehearsing in musicals and plays. In his free time, he loves to over-analyze movies and other artistic works....

Lily Burns

Senior Editor

Lily Burns is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. She is passionate about photography and has a new found interest in journalism. Lily is eager to expand her journalism and photography skills through the Pelham Examiner....

Daniel Bernstein

Senior Editor

Daniel Bernstein is a rising senior at Pelham Memorial High School. He has been a member of the Pelham Varsity Football and Lacrosse teams, as well as the Secretary General, or President, of Pelham Model UN. He participates in...

Julian Wisdom

Senior Editor

The more one knows about the world, the better they can act in it. I hope that my writing helps people understand the world so that they can accomplish their goals and live satisfying lives.

Caitlin Kindig

Senior Editor

Caitlin (Cait) is a rising second-year student at McGill University majoring in English-cultural studies. She was a news editor and co editor-in-chief of The Pel Mel and is currently a news editor for her university's primary...

Charlotte Howard

Senior Editor

Charlotte is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. She found her passion for writing, design and reporting from the Colonial Times and the yearbook committee. She is excited to be back and writing for the Pelham Examiner....

Nick Lieggi

Senior Editor

Nick is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. His journalism career began with the Pelham Examiner as Sports Editor, eventually rising to Assistant Managing Editor, until he was promoted to his current position. When he’s n...

Ellianna Bryan

Senior Editor

Ellianna Bryan is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. She is a first time journalism writer but excited to develop a passion for writing for the Pelham Examiner. She enjoys listening to music and learning about new and up...

Victor Chang

Opinions & Ideas Editor

Victor is a freshman at Pelham Memorial High School. He is passionate for writing and has written for the News of Pelham and the Pelham Post. He is an amateur alto saxophonist in the PMHS jazz band. His snobbish musical palette...

Julia Plourde

Senior Editor

Julia Plourde is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. She is involved in Science Olympiad, Habitat for Humanity, Model U.N., and the PMHS concert chorus. She also participates in the Science Research program, where she is...

Dylan Nordstrom

Staff Reporter

I am a rising senior at Pelham Memorial High School and ecstatic to join the Pelham Examiner staff. I have been the boys' varsity swim team captain/co-founder for its three year lifespan.

Kate Sibery

Staff Reporter

Kate Sibery is a student at The Masters School and the Editor-in-Chief for their school newspaper Tower. She has been writing since an early age and has done programs at Writopia Lab, Sarah Lawrence College and the 92nd Street Y...

Maggie Memoli

Staff Reporter

I am Maggie Memoli, and I work for the Pelham Examiner. I love fixing and creating things.  My most favorite things to do are electrical engineering and dog sitting. My favorite color is purple. I play video games. I am in sixth...

Lark Martin

Staff Reporter

Lark Martin is a fun and sporty 12 year old girl. She is in 6th grade at Pelham Middle School. Lark loves playing sports like horseback riding, tennis, football, and volleyball. She can also play multiple instruments. She can...

Julia Kindig

Staff Reporter

My name is Julia Kindig. I will be in seventh grade at Pelham Middle School. I love to read, write, sail, dance, do gymnastics and play the flute. I have two sisters (Caitlin and Hannah Kindig) and a dog (Ellie). I moved from...

Margot Wies

Staff Reporter

Margot Wies is a sophomore at Pelham Memorial high school who has had experience writing for the Colonial Times. In her free time, Margot enjoys creating art, listening to music and fundraising for LLS. She is excited to resume...

Caroline Gammon

Staff Reporter

Caroline Gammon is a fifth grader at Siwanoy School.  She enjoys playing soccer and basketball, and in her free time, loves to bake, write stories, do gymnastics, and dance.  She writes for her school newspaper, the Siwanoy...

Julia Rosenberg

Senior Editor

Julia is currently a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. She loves trying new and interesting foods and reviewing local restaurants. She runs track in the winter and is a pescatarian.

Ciara Lynch

Staff Reporter

My name is Ciara Lynch, and I am very excited to start writing for the Pelham Examiner. I enjoy cooking, especially baking, and I do it in whatever free time I have. I love drawing and painting, too, and I mostly draw or paint...

Stella Winter

Staff Reporter

Stella Winter is a seventh grader at Pelham Middle School.  This is her second year writing for the Pelham Examiner and her fourth year writing for a newspaper in Pelham. Stella enjoys following politics, reading, doing math...

Emma Russello

Staff Photographer

Emma is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. She competes on the varsity tennis team and racewalks on the track and field team. Photography became a passion of hers following a trip to Yosemite to practice photography. She...

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