Live From 205

2017-2018 Staff

Mr. Vela

Executive Producer

Mr. Rene Vela teaches Video Production and Broadcast Journalism at Palos Verdes High School in Palos Verdes Estates, California. Mr. Vela graduated with a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Radio, Television and Film from the University...

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Melia Harlan

News Director

Oh, hey! Didn’t see you there. I’m Melia Harlan and I’m the proud News Dictator- I mean Director- of Live From 205. This is my fourth and final year and I’ve done pretty much everything: Writer, Reporter, One-Man-Band,...

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Daniel Kim

News Producer

What’s good? I am lucky enough to be Producer for this prestigious program known as Live From 205. I’ve been blessed to spend three of my four years at PV High, as a member of this program and have been able to use 205 as...

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Dawson Michel

Sports Producer

Greetings! My name is Dawson Michel and I’m the Sports Producer for 205 this year. I started as a sports photographer my sophomore year and have fallen in love with the program ever since. I can’t wait to do big things this...

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Sarah Ellis


Hey there! I am honored to be one of the anchors for this amazing program. I was lucky enough to be accepted at the end of my freshman year, and have been in love with the art of journalism, and more specifically story-telling...

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Kevin Crump


Hey y’all, I am currently one of the proud anchors for this program. I entered this prestigious program the end of my freshman year along with my best friend Matias Mayesh (check him out), and have fallen in love ever since....

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Matt Johantgen

Sports Anchor/Reporter

Aloha! I’m Matt. This is my first year in 205 and I am the Sports anchor. I haven’t won an award yet but I can feel one coming. As Naruto once said, “I won't run away anymore... I won't go back on my word... that is my ninja...

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Kyle Ahn


I’m a sophomore in my first year at Live from 205. I never won an award, but yall already know I’m aboutta get one this year. You’ll see. Professional slow runner and a coffee connoisseur, touring the streets of Los Angeles...

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Sereene Saab


Hey! I'm Sereene Saab, a junior at Palos Verdes High School. I've been in Live From 205 since the beginning of my sophomore year and let me tell you, it has been a wild ride. I love what I do. The fact that I can create raw video...

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Max Stafford


Ahoy! My name is Maximilian Stafford (Max for short) and I am a junior photographer/editor for Live From 205. I was accepted into 205 at the end of my freshman year. This is my second year in the program, and by the end of my...

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Molly Goldstein


What's up everyone?! My names Molly, and I'm a photographer/editor on live from 205, and currently in my senior year at PVHS. I mainly film and edit the stories on Live from 205, but have also reported and one-man-banded as well!...

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Matias Mayesh


Howdy! Matias here, I got accepted into 205 at the end of my freshman year as a photographer/editor with my best friend Kevin Crump. At the end of my sophomore year I received the Bob Grace News Director Award (given by Hadeel...

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Tally Gonzales


Salutations! I'm Tally Gonzales. I am an editor/photographer in 205 and I've been in 205 since the end of my freshman year. I love 205 and making videos, I have 116,000 views on my Teen Wolf video on youtube, so basically I've...

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Sam Takano


My name is Sam Takano. I am a sophomore and it is my first year as an editor in 205. I like to skate, paint, and I play baseball. Looking forward to the upcoming years. Glad I got to "get involved" with this program.

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Daniella Vincent


Hi! My name is Daniella Vincent. I joined Live From 205 the end of my sophomore year and ever since have been on this amazing journey. I haven't won an awards yet but am expecting a big win this year at the STN. Broadcast Journalism...

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Sydney Myrick


What’s cooking good looking. My name is Sydney Myrick. I’m a sophomore here at PVHS and this is my first year here in 205. In the program i’m a photographer and editor and I can’t wait for all the 205 fun. My passions...

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Rae Wang


Hey guys! My name's Rae Wang and this is my 3rd year in Live From 205 as a senior. Currently I'm an editor, reporter, and in charge of FSS (those little cube thingies at the end). I've won 3rd place for music video at STN and...

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Sue Park


My name is Sue Park and I've been in 205 since my junior year. I'm a writer, which means I write and edit the copy, and work the teleprompter for the shows! Last year at STN, I won the Honorable Mention Award in Broadcast Newswriting....

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Renee Moore


Howdy-do! My name is Renee Moore and I am a writer in Live From 205. This is my first year in the program. Even though Davis Moore said 205 only excepts winners, somehow I got in.

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Lucas Demerjian


Hey! I'm Lucas, Im a senior at Palos Verdes High School. This is my first year in the program and I am loving it. I'm so glad to be a part of the 205 family and I can't wait to see what this last year has to offer!

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Davis Moore


My name is Davis Moore. I’ve been in the program for 1 full year now and at STN I won 1st Place in Breaking News with Sereene Saab. I’m 1 for 1. Meaning I have a 100% win ratio. Meaning I don’t lose. I love this program...

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Gabriella Rudy


What's up guys, I'm Gabby and this is my second year as a reporter in 205! Last year I had the most incredible experience in this program, eventually winning "most improved", "most creative", and "best hair." Im also a championship...

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Michael Ticknor


Hey! Michael here! This is my first and last year in 205 and I couldn't be happier to have been accepted into this prestigious program. When not reporting the news, I like to make nutribullet veggie smoothies and churn butter.

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Hadley Richards


Bonjour! I’m Hadley Richards and this is my first year as a 205 reporter. I’m a junior at PV high and as a member of ASB and Cheer I Love school spirit! I can’t wait to show my love for this school through reporting.

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Danny Rubio


Hola! I'm Danny rubio and This is my second year as a reporter on Live from 205. I am a singer as well as a Reporter and I give both my passions my 110%. Last year I won 3rd place in Commentary at the nation STN competition for...

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Abby Mohaddes


Hi, I'm Abby! I'm a senior at PV. I've taken Video Production since freshman year, and it's my first year in Live from 205. I also love to perform in shows and spend time with my cat. I'm super pumped to be part of the 205 family...

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Catalina Murray


Heyo! My name is Catalina Murray, this is my third year in Live From 205. For the past two years I have been a 205 writer, and this year I get to try out reporting.

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Will Teets

Sports Reporter/Editor

It’s my second year in 205 and I like sports and I’m in sports. I also play sports...

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Birk Swan

Sports Reporter/Editor

My name is Birk Swan. I am a sports photographer and editor. I am a lacrosse player and I can’t wait to see Matt grow as a anchor. He’s just great.

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Brooke Evans

Sports Reporter/Editor

What's shaken bacon I'm Evans, Brooke Evans. I'm a sophomore here at PVHS and this is my first year in 205 as a sports reporter and editor. I love sports, 205, and dogs (not in that order). And I can't wait for STN in Tennessee...

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Sean Koyano

Sports Reporter/Editor

Hi I’m Sean Koyano. This is my first year in 205 and I’m very excited to see what I can achieve along with all the other guys in this program. Reporting is a first for me and I’m glad I did it since it’s something i know...

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