Addison Howard

Executive Director

Addison is a senior Communication and Spanish double major from Chattanooga, TN. After graduation, he desires to find a career where he can combine his love for Digital Storytelling and the Spanish language. You may walk-in on him raving about his study abroad experience in Sevilla, Spain. He dabbles in drumming and possesses a lot of “Bearaphernalia” (black bear themed decor) in his room.

Kenadie Turner

News Producer

Kenadie is a junior Communication major from Valley, AL. She hopes to work in a public relations firm or running the social media for a company. Kenadie enjoys music, reading, and sometimes baking. She enjoys many different types of music, right now she is in a Taylor Swift kick. She can be found walking around campus or specifically in Laughlin.

Kaeden Boyd

Production Supervisor

Kaeden is a senior English major from Pine Mountain, GA. She aspires to be a professor of English literature. Kaeden loves orchestral scores, fantasy stories, and folk music. Some of her favorite movies are Howl’s Moving Castle, La La Land, and Pride and Prejudice (2005). She has a crippling addiction to the word “bestie.”

Amani Pyron

Public Relations Coordinator

Amani is a junior Psychology major and Communication minor, from Powder Springs, GA. Post-grad, she has interests in working in a position that overlaps between Public Relations and Psychology. This year she will also be working as a First-Year Mentor to a group of freshman psychology students! One of her favorite pastimes includes listening to music, from artists like Yebba and Tame Impala!

Gavin Zielke

Studio Assistant Coordinator

Gavin is a junior Communication major from Roswell, GA. He enjoys editing and making videos and hopes to one day have a job in that field. He is a member of Berry’s Ultimate Frisbee team and enjoys hanging out with friends and solving Rubik’s Cubes.

June Rowland

Studio Assistant

June is a junior Communication major from Melbourne, FL. She enjoys playing guitar, soccer, and looking into cameras like she’s on The Office. She has a wide variety of talents spanning from survival skills to finding the best price-matches for anything. She can be found outside of her cottage climbing trees, and then getting stuck in them.

Ashley Moreno

Studio Assistant

Ashley is a junior from San Diego, CA. majoring in Communication and minoring in Creative Technologies. Her dream job is to work for National Geographic as a photojournalist and travel to all 7 continents. She hopes to one day travel to Italy. Ashley is passionate about her faith, her family, her friends and her photography. She enjoys getting coffee, trying new coffee shops, watching tv, listening to all different types of music, going for long drives and going to the beach.

Stephen Schellhorn

Studio Assistant

Stephen is a senior Visual Communication/Film and the Cinematic Arts major. Though he lives in Acworth, GA., he still identifies as an Alabama boy due to spending seventeen years of his life in Birmingham. He prefers to take life simple and tackle problems one at a time. He loves swords, writing, his pets, his family, Jesus, and his video games. His favorite game is “Skyrim,” his favorite movies are The Prince of Egypt and Life of Pie, and his favorite band is Goo Goo Dolls.

Kailey Knoop

Lab Assistant

Kailey is a Communication major with a focus in Filmmaking originally from around Chicago, Illinois, having recently moved near Tampa Bay in Florida. She tends to be enthusiastic about photo/video editing, music, tennis, books of the fantasy genre, and enjoying time outdoors. Some of Kailey’s favorite films/series are The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Dead Poets Society, Merlin, and Chariots of Fire.

Emma Buoni

Assistant Production Supervisor

Emma is a senior Communication major from Alpharetta, GA. She hopes to work as a writer or director for film, TV, and podcasts. She enjoys horror, fiction podcasts, movies, and folk music. She is also known for her extensive crystal and CD collection, and for being the world’s biggest fan of the hit animated movie Lego Batman.

Grace Lawrence

Show Producer

Grace is a junior Creative writing major with a Spanish and TEFL minor. She is from Marietta, GA. and hopes to become an editor at a publishing company, while also being an author on the side. She loves learning new languages, and is currently working on her third, Korean. She loves reading, writing, and creating fun YouTube videos for her channel.

Maya Zamora

Show Producer

Maya is a Double Major in Creative Technologies and Communication with a Filmmaking concentration. In the future, she hopes to work in the film industry or television industry. Maya is likes to watch movies, read books, and hang with friends in her free time.

Veronica Killeffer

Show Producer & Studio Assistant

Veronica is a senior Communication major with a concentration in filmmaking and a minor in business from Knoxville, TN. She hopes to work in film production. Her dream job would be to work on a Marvel film. Veronica is passionate about film, music, anime, and cats (especially her cat Oliver). She is also a green tea lover, gym goer, and professional cooking wannabe.

Peighton Williamson

Assistant Producer

Peighton is a senior Communication major from Kennesaw, GA. She hopes to be a successful filmmaker and actress someday. Peighton is very passionate about her faith, acting, singing, creative writing, and her obsession with the color pink. On a chill day, you may find her eating an ice cream sundae and playing Sims 3 on her laptop while watching SpongeBob SquarePants.

Erin Schmidt

Event Assistant & Social Media Manager

Erin is a junior Communication major with a concentration in Public Relations, along with a minor in Business. She is from Peachtree City, GA., and is on the cross country and track & field teams at Berry. In addition to Viking Fusion, she also works for the Berry events & hospitality office, and does healthcare communication research with Dr. Nazione in the Green business school. She loves coffee, traveling, her dog Gibbs, sunsets, and of course running!

Holly Jordan

Event Assistant

Holly is a junior Communication major from Augusta, GA. She enjoys reading, watching movies, and hanging out with friends. She recently joined the Berry cheer team and is very excited for basketball games. She is also an avid coffee drinker and loves trying local coffee shops. Holly is thrilled to join Viking Fusion and can’t wait for a great year.

Bryce Robinson

Social Media Manager

Bryce is a senior Communication major from Orlando, FL. She is passionate about storytelling and always up for a good thrift trip. Bryce also loves Thai food and vanilla lattes. Her fun fact is that she once played a wall in a middle school play.

Mia Irizarry

Graphic Designer

Mia is a senior double major in Creative Technologies and Studio Art. She works for the Berry College Technical Support Desk on top of her job at Viking Fusion. In her spare time, she loves to read, crochet, watch anime, and play video games like Animal Crossing or Minecraft. This is her third year working for Viking Fusion and she’s looking forward to the creative projects she’ll be working on!

Roger Lavern Monroe Thomas III

Assistant News Producer & Studio Assistant

Roger, hailing from Calhoun, GA., is a Communication major with a concentration in Filmmaking. He is very skilled in most aspects of video creation. Because of his meteoric rise in influence as a videographer, he was promoted to Assistant News Producer. He is very cool and handsome. Approach with caution.

Louis Durand

News Reporter

Louis Durand is a junior communication major from Rome, GA. He currently works as both a reporter and a researcher for the Georgia chapter of the American chestnut foundation. He is passionate about his hobbies such as video games, chess, and Magic the gathering. He is a problem solver who uses lateral thinking to find solutions to any problems he may face.

Mikenna Gaukel

News Reporter

Mikenna is a senior Communication major with a Digital Storytelling concentration and a Business Minor. She is from Rome, GA. and enjoys reading, listening to music, and playing with her two cats Max and Mr. Meowgi. Her favorite TV shows are Psych, Attack on Titan, and 25 21.

Katie Scaramuzzo


Katie is a freshman Elementary Education major from Cleveland, GA. In her free time, Katie enjoys reading, baking, hanging out with her friends, and drinking matcha. If she had to pick a favorite TV show, it would be New Girl (she loves Nick). In addition, an essential part of Katie’s life is her cat, Echo.

Emily Sudderth


Emily is a Pre-Nursing major from Tampa, FL. She is a freshman on the equestrian team also. She loves shopping, watching TV, and hanging with friends.

Will Meadows


Will is a freshman communication major from Calhoun, GA. He’s not quite sure what he wants to do for work but maybe something in cinematography. Will enjoys playing tennis, hiking, watching movies, and hanging out with friends.

Nathan McLean


Nathan is a film/communication major from Kennesaw, GA. He can often be found listening to music, watching movies, drawing, or occasionally, laughing at his thoughts. Nathan plans on graduating from college and figuring things out from there.

Carter Goodson


Carter is a Freshman Communication major from Mtn. Brook, AL. He is currently interested in film and television editing or writing. His passions include tennis, hiking, and NBC’s cult classic television series, Community.

Steven Hames


Steven is a six-time Telly Award-winning producer, director, and editor, who spent 15 years at television stations in North Georgia. He is the 2016 recipient of the College Media Association’s Honor Roll Broadcast Advisor Award. Steven serves as Secretary for the College Broadcasters, Inc (CBI) Board of Directors. He is married and has two kids.