Meet our Team

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Nick Vaughn - President/CEO

As President and CEO of The Aggregate News L.L.P., Nick runs the day-to-day business operations of the company. Co-owner of The Aggregate News L.L.P., Nick also collaborates with Daniel on business decisions for the company. Additionally, Nick writes opinion and news pieces that run on the site. For business related inquiries, Nick can be reached at business@theaggregatenews.com.

Daniel Johnson - Editor-in-Chief

As Editor-in-Chief, Daniel oversees the daily drafting and editing of writing submissions from our contributors, reporter, and guest columnists. Co-owner of The Aggregate News L.L.P., Daniel also collaborates with Nick on business decisions for the company. Daniel also writes opinion and news articles that appear regularly on the site over a breadth of topics. Daniel can be reached at info@theaggregatenews.com

Now Hiring! - Director of Advertising

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Now Hiring! - Southern Indiana Politics Reporter

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Abbey Schulz, Matt Duncan, and Tessa Pappas - Contributors

Abbey Schulz is a 2018 Hanover College graduate who self-designed her own major for Social Justice and Inequality and was part of the business program. She is finishing a service year fellowship with PULSE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) in August and will be attending law school at Southern Illinois University this fall. She is hardly in one place for too long before she is seeking her next adventure.


A native of Floyd County, Indiana, Matt Duncan received his B.A. in Political Science from Marian University and J.D. degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis. Matt currently practices law for a solo practitioner in Jeffersonville while also serving as Utica Town Attorney. His interests include history, hiking, wrestling, politics, and theme parks.


Tessa Pappas is a recent graduate of Hanover College where she studied Anthropology and Spanish. She has a passion for food and wine that she has already begun to turn into a career.