John Stran is a general assignment reporter for The Jambar. He will be graduating in the spring of 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in sociology. Aside from reporting, John is editor-in-chief of YO Magazine, an at-large member of the Youngstown Press Club, a member of the student communication honorary organization Lambda Pi Eta, a part of the Society for Collegiate Journalists and a contributing writer for Metro Monthly magazine. Stran plans to expand his college career by going for a master’s degree in journalism, more specifically magazine writing. His career aspirations include creating his own web and print based magazine along with becoming a documentarian.