Layne Dowdall

Layne Dowdall is a recent graduate of St. Bonaventure University where she majored in journalism and environmental studies. Originally from Little Valley, New York, she previously worked as a digital editor intern at the Chautauqua Institution, a marketing intern at M’Organic Market and a director for WSBU-FM, 88.3 The Buzz. As a staff writer for TAPinto Greater Olean, she reported on local news, elections and the COVID-19 pandemic. Dowdall photographed community events and the St. Bonaventure Bonnies men’s basketball team. Dowdall was this year’s honorable mention for her university’s Mark Hellinger Award and Fr. Cornelius Welch Award for Achievement in Photography