Meet the Staff

Emerson's Bio

Emerson Drewes (she, her, hers) is currently a sophomore at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has been working at The Nevada Sagebrush since her freshman year and served as the Assistant News Editor and News Editor before obtaining her current position as Editor-in-Chief. Drewes’ work at the Sagebrush has led her to professional internships at the National Judicial College and the Las Vegas Review-Journal. After graduation, she hopes to work as a reporter or editor at a news organization. She can be reached via email at or via Twitter @NevadaSagebrush.

Emerson Drewes

Summer's Bio

Summer Steinsrud

Assistant News Editor
Jaedyn's Bio

Jaedyn Young (she, her, hers) is a sophomore English-Creative Writing and Journalism double major. This is her first year at the Nevada Sagebrush as the Arts and Entertainment Editor. Young also works as a book reviewer for InD’tale Magazine and plans to someday go into publishing. She enjoys writing, reading, and traveling in her free time. Young can be reached at, on Twitter @jaedyn_young3 or on Instagram @jaedyynyoung.

Jaedyn Young

Arts and Entertainment Editor
Kelsey's Bio

Kelsey Middleton (she, her, hers) is a junior majoring in journalism and minoring in sports management. Sports have been something she’s loved her whole life from playing soccer, softball and volleyball. She aspires to be a reporter for any major professional sports league, interviewing athletes throughout a game. She can be reached at, Instagram at or on Twitter @kelsmiddleunr.

Kelsey Middleton

Sports Editor
Jessica's Bio

Jessica Cabera (she/they) is a second-year student at the University of Nevada, Reno majoring in Journalism with a minor in graphic design. After graduating, she aspires to work as a broadcast journalist. In their free time, they can be found listening to podcasts, practicing creative writing or reading. She can be reached at or on Twitter @jessicabreras.

Jessica Cabrera

Copy Editor
Matt's Bio

Matt Hanifan

Sports Multimedia Editor
Brooke's Bio

Brooke Germain

Design Editor
Rachel's Bio

Rachel Jackson (she, her, hers/they, them, theirs) is a third-year student majoring in Journalism and minoring in photography. She previously worked as a student reporter and street photographer for Our Town Reno. Rachel is pursuing a career in photojournalism after graduating. In her spare time, she enjoys getting coffee and sitting next to the Truckee River. She can be reached at, on Instagram @rachelxjackson or on Twitter @RachelJacksonNV.

Rachel Jackson

Photo Editor