Hello, all—


I’m MacKenzie Reagan, the new editor-in-chief of Fourth Estate.


I came here by way of the University of Missouri, where I was the culture editor of the student paper. Since then, I’ve worked in the field at magazines, newspapers and online publications writing profiles, reviews and the odd long-winded text message. While I’m new to Mason (I transferred here this fall as a junior studying English) I’m no stranger to the D.C. area; I’ve lived in Northern Virginia for almost 20 years now.


I look forward to editing Fourth Estate this year. I have big plans for this paper. First off, we’re replacing the lifestyle section with a culture section (more info on page 5). We’re also adding multimedia and social media departments. Lastly, my personal favorite, we’re working on developing longform features that dig deep into stories on and off-campus that need to be told.


I can’t wait for you to see what we do this year, both in print and online at gmufourthestate.com. If you’re interested in being a part of the team, have a story idea or want to swap mix CDs, visit me in my office at 1201 The Hub.


Have a great week!
— MacKenzie