THE SPECTATOR

2021-2022 Staff

Raynah Jacobs
Editor-in-Chief

Raynah Jacobs

  Hello everybody:) my name is Raynah Jacobs. I have had the pleasure of being on the Berkley Writing for Publication staff for Four years now. This year, I will be occupying the position of Editor-in-Chief along with m...

Amelia Karp
Editor-in-chief

Amelia Karp

  Hey everyone! My name is Amelia Karp, I'm a senior, and I am honored to be a Co-Editor-in-Chief with the fantastic Raynah Jacobs this year. This will be my fourth and final year on staff :-( I cherish The Spectator bec...

Matthew Doctoroff
Editor-in-chief

Matthew Doctoroff

Hi everybody, my name is Matthew Doctoroff and this is my fourth year on the journalism staff. Year after year, the community that is created through the class allows journalism to be such a welcoming environment with the shared goa...

Julia Heller
Managing Editor

Julia Heller

Hi! My name is Julia Heller! I am the Managing editor for The Spectator at Berkeley High School. I am a Junior, and this is my third year on staff. I decided to join writing for publication because I have always loved creative wr...

Donovan Fobbs
Managing Editor

Donovan Fobbs

Hi everybody! My name is Donovan Fobbs, and I have the pleasure of being this year's  managing editor. I’m going to be a junior this year, and this is my third year on staff. I've always had a passion for writing and parti...

Lindsey Katz
Managing Editor

Lindsey Katz

Hey y'all! My name is Lindsey Katz and I am lucky enough to be one of the three managing editors this year! I’m a junior and this is my third year on the Spectator staff. I joined Writing for Publication in hopes to improve...

Aria Dwoskin
Copy Editor

Aria Dwoskin

Hi! I am Aria Dwoskin, and I am a copy editor! I am a sophomore, and this is my second year on The Spectator.  I joined Journalism because I love to write, and love having a class that is fully dedicated to that! I enjoy writ...

Jane Heller
News Editor

Jane Heller

Hi! I am Jane Heller, and I am the news editor. This is my second year on staff. I decided to join writing for publication because I wanted more opportunities to improve my writing. I am interested in writing about current events...

Sports Editor

Sarah Cantor

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah and this is my first year on staff. I’m so excited to be the editor for the sports section and get first-hand experience in journalism so one day I can make a career out of it. This year is my Juni...

Ava Hines
Opinion Editor

Ava Hines

Hello people! My name is Ava Hines, I am an entertainment editor in The Spectator! I’m a junior and this is my third year in journalism. I joined journalism for many reasons, but the main reason was to be able to do what I lov...

Ella Turpin
Opinion Editor

Ella Turpin

Hi everyone! My name is Ella Turpin. I have been in journalism for two years now, and I am this year's opinion editor. I joined journalism because I heard so many amazing things about the class and how everyone is so welcomin...

Staff Writer

Evan Young

Penelope Cohen
Staff Writer

Penelope Cohen

I am a sophomore and the feature editor this year. I enjoy writing entertainment articles the best. I love journalism because of the writing freedom we get and how creative we can be. 

Lily Cierpial
Staff Writer

Lily Cierpial

Hello all, I’m Lily Cierpial and I’m a junior this year. This is my second year on the journalism staff, and I'm so excited to be one of the two copy editors this year. In my spare time, I usually resort to watching a couple of ...

Assistant Sports Editor

Henry Robertson

Hey everyone! My name is Henry Robertson. This year I will be an assistant sports editor to the amazing Sarah Cantor! I’m a junior and this is my first year on the Spectator. I decided to join publication because I wanted to...

Assistant Entertainment Editor

Sydney Studer

Hi everyone! My name is Sydney and I’m assistant entertainment editor. This is my first year on the newspaper staff, and I’m a junior. My passions are singing, acting, and playing guitar. When I’m not doing those things, I...

Berkley Bears Editor

Natalia Salman

Hey everyone! My name’s Natalia, I'm the editor of the Berkley Bears section of the paper. This is my first year on staff! I decided to join the paper because I really enjoy writing. I'm an expert playlist maker and coffee conno...

Assistant Feature Editor

Violet Karp

Hello! My name is Violet Karp,  and I am the feature assistant for The Spectator. I am a freshman, so this is my first year that I have been on staff. Writing has always been a passion of mine, so I knew that journalism would...

Assistant News Editor

Lucy Cohen

Shalom! My name is Lucy Cohen, and this is my first year writing for The Spectator. I’m super excited be the the assistant News Editor this year. Writing for the newspaper is fun because I have so much freedom for what I writ...

Morgan Collens
Student Life Editor

Morgan Collens

Hello! My name is Morgan, and I am Student Life editor this year! I am a senior and this is my second year on staff. I love writing for The Spectator because I love being able to create something that tells the story of Berkley...

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