SOE On-Air Talent

The State of Events production is part of the BECA 660 class.

State of Events (Fall 2016)

Thelma Annan (@ThelmaSOE)
Thelma is a Graduate student and Pisces, who likes romantic walks to her fridge. But in all seriousness, Thelma got her B.A. in Media Studies at UC Riverside and is continuing her dreams of becoming a fashion and entertainment reporter at SFSU. She’s worked as a social media assistant for an LA celebrity makeup artist who works with countless celebs including, Kaley Cuoco, Kristen Stewart and Tracee Ellis Ross. She has also worked for companies such as: Dick Clark Productions, MTV, AwesomenessTV, Dash Hudson and College Fashionista. Thelma hopes to follow in the footsteps of her idols Jeannie Mai, Louise Roe and her Queen, Kelly Ripa. She’s working towards building her own brand and reel to tackle the industry to eventually do red carpet interviews, international reporting and of course, have her own fashion show!
Victor Anguiano (@VAnguianoSOE)
Victor is a Sports Reporter/Anchor for State of Events. He was born in Salinas, California, but was raised in the Bay Area. Victor currently works at KRON-TV as a Sports Producer. His passion for sports began when he was five years old and although being a semi-pro soccer player continues to be a major part of his life, having a career as a sports journalist would be a dream come true. Victor will be graduating from San Francisco State University this December. On his free time he enjoys to workout and spend time with his dog Zeus.
AbeneˊClayton (@abenecSOE)
Abene is an East Bay native, a fourth year senior, and a Multimedia Journalist for State of events. She is currently interning for KTVU where she is learning the ins and outs of newsroom life . She hopes to do long-form pieces for 60 minutes where she focuses on humanitarian crises and can shed lights on the issues facing underserved communities and vulnerable populations. She loves covering hard news and can be very serious when she is reporting but when she’s not camera she’s looking at memes. She is also a TV junkie that loves watching Chapelle’s show reruns, has seen every episode of The Office at least ten times, and become a masterful home cook by watching Chopped. Abeneˊencourages everyone to follow our social media and join in our conversations about the topics we will be covering on State of Events!
Tessa Clinebell (@TessaSOE)
Originally from San Clemente, CA, Tessa Clinebell moved to the Bay Area to pursue her dream of journalism. Tessa has always had a passion for news and storytelling. She loves the idea of having a career where you can learn something new everyday. Interning at multiple bay area news outlets and taking BECA courses at SF STATE, Tessa says she is learning from the best! She can not wait to see where journalism takes her and loves to watch the improvement she is making in her work everyday. When she is not looking for an interesting and important story to cover, she is running the paths of the Burlingame reservoir or hiking around the trails of San Francisco. You can also find her working at the SF Media Company in downtown San Francisco. Tessa loves spending time with her supportive family, friends and her dog Sparkie. Tessa appreciates a good pair of shoes and a positive attitude! Follow her on Facebook: Tessa Clinebell.
Alicia Mayo (@Aliciamsoe)
I’m a proud native San Francisco with a family history dating back to the early fifties. I am the dream that my grandparents had when they left the segregated south as the first in my family to graduate from college. I’m a mother of two awesome boys who are proud to have a mom in college. I have had wonderful opportunities to work in television and radio and all sorts of entertainment here in San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area over the years including:NBC,CBS,KDIA, KPOO, Metro Networks, Westwood One, PCTV, and Viacom Cable, theater and music sound stages. I’m the owner of Alicia Mayo Media Company and I’m fulfilling my dreams of working as a Reporter and Anchor. Today, I am a Multi-Media Journalist, Anchor and Reporter for radio & television, social and digital media. It is my goal to share compelling stories that matter to people. I hope to translate and deliver eclectic, emotionally charged and educational projects and ideas to my audience. My favorite color is red, I adore the elderly, children and dogs, beautiful soulful people, great food, music, roller skating and singing. Meet me where I am and I will take time out of my day for you.
Michael Overby (@moverbySOE)
A Southern California Native, Michael moved to the Bay Area to experience different lifestyle without paying the out-of-state tuition price. Raised watching Southern California news icons like Marc Brown and Steve Edwards, Michael has long had a passion for knowledge and information. Working and reporting in one of the country’s top television markets has helped Michael hone his craft over the years. Being such a young age Michael is excited to branch out and continue work in other markets, gaining mountains of information as he goes. Michael is a big time movie-buff and enjoys spending his weekends outdoors with friends. He is finishing up an internship at KRON 4, where he will begin work as a production assistant next semester. Follow him on Facebook: Michael Overby.
Andryanna Sheppard (@AndryannaSOE)
Andryanna is an aspiring reporter from Los Angeles. She moved to San Francisco in 2012 to start college at San Francisco State University. She enjoys reporting anything and everything. She also loves to read and relax. Her idea of relaxing is traveling, watching anything on the Foodand having fun at Disneyland. Andryanna is currently in her last semester and is excited to graduate.
Nicolette Stewart (@NicoletteSOE)
Nicolette Stewart is an Oakland, CA native and a senior at San Francisco State University. She is currently a reporter and sometimes anchor for the State Of Events weekly newscasts at SF State. Nicolette has a background in news writing, editing, and reporting. Nicolette hopes to become a news reporter as a short term goal, but eventually hopes to have her own show, where she can express her opinion freely and has full creative control. Nicolette is a Scorpio, she loves Harry Potter, and soft pink is her favorite color.Favorite Quote:
“Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.” – Belva Davis
Julian Gaskins (@JulianGaskinsSOE)
Born and raised in San Francisco, Julian Gaskins is a graduating senior and producer for State of Events. He grew up a huge sports fan especially of the San Francisco Giants, 49ers, and Los Angeles Lakers. He always dreamed of anchoring SportsCenter like one of his idols Stuart Scott but after taking classes at San Francisco State University’s BECA department he found his passion behind the camera as a producer. He still aspires to work at ESPN, but producing instead of anchoring SportsCenter.
Erasmo Martinez (@erasmojmartinez)
Erasmo Martinez is a writer and videographer from the Bay Area. He is currently a multimedia intern for El Tecolote, a bilingual newspaper based in San Francisco. Some of his work appeared in the Sacramento Bee and Hoodline. Stories on social justice and features always interest him. A future job as a producer for AJ+ or Fusion are a couple of his dream jobs. You can always find him waiting in line for the premiere of the next Marvel film.

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