Student Media Tech has been helping the Student Media groups create, manage, and maintain web content since 2017. In addition to providing support and services, the department’s primary focus is to provide a real-world working environment and professional development opportunities for student staff. Student staff positions open throughout the year and can be found on Handshake.

Professional Staff

Rae Fickle (they/them)

Student Media Technology Advisor

Rae has been part of Student Media Technology since 2020. They joined the team as a Student Web Developer and Project Manager, so as the Tech Advisor, they want to create space for students to learn, explore, and make mistakes as we work and grow together.

Before returning to Portland State, Rae earned their associate degree in Computer Application Systems, specializing in Website Development & Design, at Portland Community College. During their studies, they developed a passion for web usability and the social impact of computing, which they hope to reflect in their work for Student Media Technology.

Student Staff

George Olson

Student Media Web Developer

George is a post-baccalaureate student in Computer Science, working towards entering the Computer Science master’s program. He loves coding and looking at pretty web pages. In his free time, he likes to go to concerts, play computer games, and daydream about traveling.

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Sara Ray

Student Media Web Designer

Sara (She/Her) is a current Graphic Design and Business student at PSU. She first got interested in design and marketing while working as the editor of her high school yearbook. Since then she has been exploring the world of adobe creative suite and learning new design and business skills within her degree. She loves any activity that provides a creative outlet or keeps her active, including hiking, crocheting, and painting.

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