Staff

Sarah-Grace Battles

Sarah-Grace Battles

Editor-in-Chief

Sarah-Grace is a Communication major with a double minor in Political Science and Women’s Studies. She hopes to attend law school after she graduates. When she’s not cheering for Alabama football, she loves to read, be outdoors, try new restaurants and be with her family and friends.

Ashley Day

Ashley Day

Opinion Editor

Ashley is a communication major with a minor in psychology. She spends most of her spare time hiking or eating sushi. To contact Ashley, email her at jks461@mocs.utc.edu.

Alina Hunter-Grah

Alina Hunter-Grah

News Editor

Alina is a junior Communications major with a minor in Political Science from Clarksville, Tenn. Alina is also the official Chattanooga Correspondent for 2nd & Church, a literary magazine based out of Nashville, Tenn. Alina dreams of being an investigative journalist or political reporter.

Addie Whitlow

Addie Whitlow

Assistant Features Editor

Addie is a Chattanooga native majoring in Communication with a minor in English: Writing. If she isn't reading or watching movies, some of her favorite pastimes include spending time on the lake, taking way too many photos of her dog, Ripley, chasing after sunsets, and eating pasta salad. To get in touch, email her atjzj659@mocs.utc.edu or tweet her at @mirage_hall.

Carson Cook

Carson Cook

Assistant News Editor

Carson is a Communication major with a minor in International Studies. In addition to working for The Echo, she is a peer consultant at the Writing and Communication Center and a member of the Honors College. Her hobbies include reading, baking, and over-analyzing her favorite TV show

Chris King

Chris King

Assistant Sports Editor

Chris is a Hendersonville native that was named the Assistant Sports Editor in early January after being a staff writer since August 2015. Chris enjoys watching and learning more about various different sports especially football and basketball. He plans to graduate in the fall of 2018 with a Communications degree and a minor in promotion.

Chad Pasinger

Chad Pasinger

Assistant Photo Editor

My name is Chad Pasinger. I'm 21 years old and a senior from Nashville, Tennessee. I want to be a photojournalist after I graduate. I'm a dog person and can appreciate some cats. My favorite foods are pumpkin pie and generally breakfast foods even though I don't like to eat during the traditional breakfast hours. I'm an avid proponent of drinking water when your tired because you're probably dehydrated.

Eli Coppage

Eli Coppage

Ad Manager

Eli Coppage grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is currently a senior at UTC. He is studying in UTC's College of Business as a Marketing major, and is also minoring in Communications. Eli enjoys playing basketball and golf, along with enjoying all of the outdoor adventures Chattanooga has to offer.

Heather Newlin

Heather Newlin

Copy Editor

Heather is a Communication major with a minor in English Writing. If she’s not writing her blog or exploring Chattanooga with friends, she enjoys running, horseback riding and painting.

Hayden Seay

Hayden Seay

Features Editor

Majoring in communication and history, Hayden just wants to write. He is currently writing his first novel, but also plans on delving into historical and political writing. He avidly reads and plays video games, and will debate over which breed of cat is the most adorable. To read more of his work, click here.

Jackson Case

Jackson Case

Assistant Photo Editor

Jackson Case is a sophomore majoring in Photo Media Arts and is from Olive Branch, Mississippi. He loves hiking, skating, and hanging out with his friends. He is on Instagram @case.photography and his email is sbr382@mocs.utc.edu.

John Mitchell

John Mitchell

Sports Editor

John is a Chattanooga native that was named Sports Editor on November 12th, 2015 after serving on the staff as a writer for over two years. John also covers high school athletics in-and-around the Chattanooga area with River City Sports. He plans to graduate in the spring of 2017 with a Communications degree and a minor in English.