About Us

Mission Statement

Grand Central Magazine captures the unique lifestyle experiences of the students at Central Michigan University.
We’re about what makes college and life worthwhile, expressed through content you won’t see elsewhere.

Meet Our Editorial Staff

Editor-in-chief: Riley Connell riley.connell@gcmag.org

Riley is a junior at CMU and will be graduating in December 2021 with a major in journalism and a minor in broadcast and cinematic arts. After obtaining her B.A.A, Riley plans to work in the journalism field as a reporter or feature writer. In her free time, Riley likes to sing, try new restaurants and watch movies.

Managing Editor: Audri Chenoweth, cheno1al@cmich.edu

Audri is a junior at Central majoring in journalism with minors in both visual merchandising and anthropology. In addition to working for Grand Central, Audri is a member of the Central Michigan Rebels Club Rugby team. Upon graduating, Audri wants to work as a travel writer for a fashion magazine.

Multimedia Editor: Delaney Rayment, rayme1dn@cmich.edu

Delaney is a junior majoring in broadcast and cinematic arts and minoring in both journalism and multimedia design. After graduating in May 2022, she plans to pursue a career in video production, wherever that may take her. In her free time, Delaney likes to take care of her plants, bake and watch various sitcoms and movies.

Style & Beauty Editor: Kaylee Winter, winte2km@cmich.edu

Kaylee is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in business administration. Post May 2020 graduation, Kaylee plans to write for a lifestyle publication or work as a crime journalist.

Arts & Entertainment Editor: Hanna Stockwell, stock2hj@cmich.edu

Hanna is a senior at CMU majoring in journalism, graduating in May 2021.

Student Lifestyle Editor: Ricardo Martin, marti2jr@cmich.edu

Ricardo is a senior at CMU majoring in journalism with a minor in sports management. Along with working at Grand Central, Ricardo is a member of the MAC scholarship program. After graduating in August 2021, Ricardo would like to write for a large sports publication as a sports reporter.

People of Central Editor: Danielle Patrick, patri2dl@cmich.edu

Danielle is a senior at CMU majoring in English with a creative writing certificate. After graduating in December 2021, Danielle hopes to  write for a newspaper in New York City or Los Angeles. She is a die-hard Friends fan and a coffee lover.

PR Director: Sophie Schulte, schul1sr@cmich.edu

Sophie is a senior at CMU majoring in integrated public relations. Along with her PR Director position at Grand Central, Sophie is also the Director of Public Relations of the CMU Program Board and PR Central consultant.

Art Director: Abbey Bradberry, abbey.bradberry@gcmag.org

Abbey is a senior studying advertising with a concentration in copy and design. Upon graduating, she plans to move to a big city and work for an agency as an Art or Creative Director. Outside of school, Abbey enjoys spending time outdoors, listening to and seeing live music, and the visual arts.

Adviser: Steve Coon, steve.coon@gcmag.org

If you are interested in joining Grand Central’s team, please contact Alexis Thompson at alexis.thompson@gcmag.org.