Faces of Pittsburgh

Elizabeth Benigni
Legal/ Ethics Consultant

Elizabeth Benigni is a communication and English studies major at Robert Morris University.  She is 

currently a freshman.  She has lived in the city of Pittsburgh her entire life and is proud to call the Steel

City her home.  Her interests include art, sports, music and movies.

Alyssa Benson

Alyssa Benson is a junior communication and public relations major with a double minor in journalism

and sport management.  Hailing from Philadelphia, Alyssa has a deep passion for sports, especially

hockey.  She has been a staff writer for Robert Morris University’s student run newspaper, The Sentry,

since her freshman year.  She one day hopes to work in community relations for a professional sports


Natalie DeBarto

Natalie DeBarto, otherwise known as Natalie Louise, is a freshman at Robert Morris University.  She is 

studying communication with a concentration in applied journalism.  She loves long walks on the beach 

and snuggling in cozy, fuzzy blankets.  She has a weird obsession with holding peoples’ hands when she

talks to them.  She absolutely hates when people chew their gum obnoxiously in public.

Brittany Fortuna
Visual Identity Officer

Brittany Fortuna is a second semester sophomore that grew up in a small town outside of

Pittsburgh, PA with her parents, sister, and brother.  She has lived in the same house for over

twenty years of her life.  She currently owns three dogs and six ferrets (all six named after

Pittsburgh Penguins).  Her interests include working on her two novels, reading, drawing,

painting, lying on the beach, bingo, and scratch off tickets.

Julie Gabriel
Photo Editor

Julie Gabriel is a junior at Robert Morris University majoring in communication with

a concentration in international business.  Freshly arrived from Brussels, Belgium, Julie plays

NCAA Division I field hockey.  She also has a passion for Russian history and enjoys learning as

much as she can about it in her free time.

Jeremy Harris
Copy Editor

Jeremy Harris is a senior at Robert Morris University, studying communication and public relations.  Jeremy is 

from Sewickley, PA, is a Leo, a political moderate, and an avid consumer of entertainment sources including, 

but not limited to, video games, films, music, books, and television.  His favorite movie is Casablanca.  He

enjoys every genre of music to a degree, but his favorites are Metal, Classic Rock, and Blues.  He finds 

himself unable to currently quantify a favorite video game.  He hopes to use his degree to work on the public 

relations side of the video games industry.  

Heather Lowery 
Copy Editor

Heather Lowery is a graduating senior, majoring in communication and applied journalism at Robert 

Morris University.  She is a small-town girl who originates from Williamsport, MD.  Heather is an avid 

Pittsburgh Penguins hockey fan, and enjoys watching sporting events.  Reading and listening to

music are among her favorite things to do when she’s not writing an article, or working on her


Aimee Morgan
Internal Communications Officer

Aimee Morgan’s favorite quote, courtesy of Henry R. Luce, is "I became a journalist so I could come as

close as possible to the heart of the world."  She says this quote sums up why she loves journalism and

why it continues to be a passion of hers.  Aimee has been involved in RMU-TV and The Sentry since her

freshman year at Robert Morris University. Now a graduating senior, Aimee still finds it fascinating to

sit-back and listen to people’s stories.  

Matt Revtai 
Website Researcher

Matt Revtai is a junior communication studies major at Robert Morris University.  He hopes to work in sports 

radio or television upon graduation.  Matt says his dream job would be to work for ESPN.  His hobbies include 

sports, history, and hanging out with friends.  He is also a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity, from the 

Duquesne University Chapter.

Michelle Wolniak 
Photo Editor

Michelle Wolniak is currently a junior Robert Morris University student majoring in corporate

communication and working part time as a receptionist and sales associate at Massage Envy in 

Cranberry Township.  Michelle hopes to stay in Pittsburgh after graduating to begin a career in human

resources.  Her hobbies include art history and movies.

Andrea Zanaglio
Website Manager

Andrea Zanaglio is a Robert Morris University freshman majoring in communication with a concentration in

applied journalism.  Andrea spends most of her time working on assignments for class, and serving as

News Editor and staff writer of The Sentry.  She serves as secretary for the new Italian-American club at

RMU, Voci Italiane, volunteers for Big Brothers, Big Sisters, writes as a freelancer for Moon.Patch.com, and

is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, National Society of Leadership and Success,

and the Society for Collegiate Journalists.