About Us

FIU Student Media includes the PantherNOW and the Roar, which are edited and produced by students at FIU.

We publish online every week as well as in our monthly print edition during the fall and spring semesters.

The Roar (WRGP) is the student-run radio station, which operates 24 /7 on 95.3 in Miami, 96.9 in North Miami and 88.1 in Kendall/Homestead area.

Got a tip or want to write for us? Contact one of our editors or directors!

Staff Directory

Fall 2023 Editor-in-ChiefElise Greggegregg@fiu.edu
Summer 2023 Editor-in-Chief and News DirectorDiego Diazddiazlas@fiu.edu
Assistant News DirectorAlexander Luzulaaluzula@fiu.edu
Sports DirectorBrian Olmobolmo@fiu.edu
Assistant Sports DirectorWilliam Duvalaluzula@fiu.edu
Opinion DirectorAlba Rosaarosaneg@fiu.edu
Entertainment DirectorMhyanif Lozadamlozada@fiu.edu
Assistant Entertainment DirectorKaysea Suzanaksuzana@fiu.edu
Business ManagerFrancesca Rosariofrosario@fiu.edu
General Manager of The RoarMaxwell Dickinsonmdick025@fiu.edu

Who is the Media Board?

Our Media Board comprises professionals from the academic and media industry:

Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver – Chair & Dean Emeritus

Melina de Rose – Sun Sentinel

Anthony DeSantis – Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Rick Hirsch – Miami Herald/WLRN

Susan Jacobson – Assistant Professor

Tom Julin – Gunster Law Firm

Alex Mena – Miami Herald

Brian Schriner – CARTA Dean

Hazel Vela – WPLG Local 10

Bill Whiting – Former Miami Herald