Anjali Khanna
A senior at Jefferson, Anjali is in her fourth year of working on the newspaper staff. As Editor-In-Chief with Esther Kim, she manages and edits pages for tjTODAY's newsmagazine, as well as directing teams for coverage online. In the past, Anjali has served as Features Editor and Entertainment Editor, and joined tjTODAY because she had a passion for writing and wanted to express the voice of Jefferson's student body and community.

Outside of journalism, Anjali is a varsity cheerleader, crew coxswain, and passionate activist against sexual assault on campus, in addition to other activities like indoor soccer and Girl Scouting. After high school, she would like to continue to be involved in journalism and project management, and is interested in writing for a publication in college.


Anjali Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

Apr 21, 2017
The removal of the Weyanoke trailers means an end to lengthy commutes (Media)
Apr 10, 2016
The Beat Blog: Hate exercise? Try ‘Spotify Running.’ (Story)
Mar 08, 2016
Men and boys— you’re needed this International Women’s Day (Story)
Feb 18, 2016
The Beat Blog: Breakthrough artist Szymon debuts album, three years after his passing (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Jefferson wrestling celebrates senior night against Edison, Lee and Stuart (Story/Media)
Jan 24, 2016
The Beat Blog: A Snow Day Playlist (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
Superintendent Garza’s “no cuts” budget proposal raises eyebrows from Jefferson community (Story)
Jan 04, 2016
Superintendent Garza to announce official FCPS Budget (Story)
Jan 03, 2016
The Beat Blog: 2016’s Upcoming Artists (Story)
Jan 03, 2016
Top 15 of 2015: Overexposed Trends (Story)
Nov 23, 2015
tjTODAY inducted into NSPA Hall of Fame (Story)
Nov 21, 2015
‘How to Successfully Make A Comeback,’ an album by Adele (Story)
Oct 29, 2015
The Beat Blog: Fall Days, an October playlist (Story)
Oct 28, 2015
Homecoming Week 2015: Friday Oct. 23 (Media)
Oct 08, 2015
Administrative assistant Lisa Moore passes away (Story)
Sep 28, 2015
The Beat Blog: tjTODAY’s Workout Playlist (Story)
Sep 27, 2015
Everything you need to know about using the new Budget Tool (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
The Beat Blog: T.O.L.D, an artist on the rise (Story)
Sep 14, 2015
The Beat Blog: September Artist Discovery (Story)
Aug 31, 2015
The Beat Blog: Late Nights (Story)
Aug 30, 2015
Colonial football defeats NY STEM schools in first scrimmage (Story)
Aug 24, 2015
The Beat Blog: tjTODAY’s Endless Summer 2015 (Story)
Jul 31, 2015
MTV’s “White People” is a good start in sparking discussion about race (Story)
Jun 16, 2015
Discovery of new state of matter advances energy efficiency research (Story)
Jun 14, 2015
Sheppard’s “Bombs Away” delivers with consistently catchy ballads (Story)
Jun 14, 2015
J-Day celebrations kick off summer fun (Story/Media)
May 20, 2015
This isn’t just another “feminist” opinion article (Story)
May 11, 2015
‘Years & Years’ is on track to stardom with newest release (Story)
May 05, 2015
Press release from Karen Garza creates conversation about FCPS budget (Story)
Apr 20, 2015
Novice boys crew team travels to St. Andrews School for first regatta of the season (Story)
Apr 07, 2015
Soothing tunes of “Vestiges & Claws” ultimately lack memorable qualities (Story)
Mar 08, 2015
#BlackOut Day is a much-needed celebration of heritage, not an assertion of superiority (Story)
Feb 26, 2015
10 Reasons Why We Heart Scholastic Journalism (Story)
Feb 14, 2015
Hilarious new comedy ‘Fresh off the Boat’ brings Asian American culture to television (Story)
Feb 04, 2015
tjTOMORROW: How to Avoid Senioritis (Story)
Jan 31, 2015
Ella Henderson astounds with powerful vocals in ‘Chapter One’ (Story)
Jan 27, 2015
Athletes consider the pros and cons of playing colonial sports during junior year (Story)
Jan 26, 2015
Upperclassmen give advice on how to cram for midterms (Story)
Jan 25, 2015
Snow day excitement does not excuse rude behavior on social media (Story)
Jan 05, 2015
Predicting snow days by algorithm: How reliable is it? (Story)
Jan 02, 2015
Top 14 of 2014: Overexposed Trends (Story)
Dec 19, 2014
Latin Program celebrates winter solstice with observation of Saturnalia (Story/Media)
Dec 16, 2014
Charli XCX releases new anthem-filled album “Sucker” after delay (Story)
Nov 22, 2014
Although comedic, #Meninsm reinforces backward thinking (Story/Media)
Nov 22, 2014
Latin program begins final preparations for VJCL convention (Story/Media)
Nov 02, 2014
Calvin Harris experiments in new genres with release of album “Motion” (Story)
Nov 02, 2014
Varsity cheerleading wraps up season after finish at District Finals (Story)
Oct 25, 2014
Student success linked to attitude towards school, not just proper learning resources (Story/Media)
Oct 25, 2014
New labs and front walkway open for student use (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2014
Childish Gambino’s newest leaked EP and mixtape surpass “Because the Internet” by far (Story)
Oct 04, 2014
Everything you need to know about Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (Story)
Sep 21, 2014
Wakefield Warriors defeat Jefferson Colonials 49-14 (Story)
Sep 08, 2014
Juniors hold class council meeting to prepare for the new year (Story/Media)
Sep 06, 2014
Colonials face defeat at first football game against Stuart (Story/Media)
Aug 31, 2014
The Beat Blog: tunes to kick off your Labor Day (Story)
Aug 18, 2014
“All About That Bass” is sending some treblesome messages (Story)
Aug 04, 2014
The Beat Blog: Need some fresh music for the summer? (Story/Media)
Jul 31, 2014
New summer-themed La Roux album re-defines meaning of synthpop (Story)
Jun 29, 2014
Student band “Rip Tide” releases first EP for the summer (Story)
Jun 10, 2014
Parade of Lights inspires feelings of summer with album “Golden” (Story)
Jun 10, 2014
Bad Seed Rising: Baltimore Teens take the Rock and Roll world by storm with release of new EP, “Charm City” (Story)
Jun 08, 2014
“Avatar: the Last Airbender” themed jDAY brings fun to end of year (Story/Media)
Jun 04, 2014
IBETs hold annual robot competition (Story)
May 20, 2014
Students travel to Washington, D.C. as humanities extension (Story)
May 18, 2014
Jefferson students fundraise to do ecology research overseas (Story)
May 08, 2014
Bhangra Team prepares for J-Day performance (Story)
May 06, 2014
Lower boats of Jefferson crew celebrate winnings at State Championships (Story)
Apr 30, 2014
Women’s lower boats of Jefferson crew prepare for State Championships (Story)
Apr 28, 2014
Sophomores self study in order to try their hand at AP tests (Story/Media)
Apr 26, 2014
Jefferson hosts TEDx event for speakers to share their voice (Media)
Apr 12, 2014
GSA’s Day of Silence raises awareness of LGBT+ bullying (Story/Media)
Apr 06, 2014
Walter Mess Regatta cancelled due to adverse headwinds, upper boats attend annual Gonzaga Visitation Regatta (Story)
Mar 30, 2014
Jefferson Crew enjoys success at the Regional Park regatta (Story)
Mar 23, 2014
Everything you wanted to know about FCPS’s most famous school board member (Media)
Mar 22, 2014
Jefferson Crew kick starts the season at annual Polar Bear Regatta (Story/Media)
Mar 18, 2014
Childish Gambino gives a new meaning to hip-hop with release of “Because the Internet” (Story)
Mar 17, 2014
Fairfax County Public Schools announces 12th snow day (Story/Media)
Mar 14, 2014
March renovation continues through polar vortices and snow days (Story/Media)
Mar 08, 2014
Classwork policy must accommodate for sick students for a safer flu season (Story/Media)
Mar 05, 2014
Chvrches establishes distinct electronic sound with release of new album (Story)
Feb 27, 2014
Jefferson Crew kicks off the on-water season (Story)
Feb 25, 2014
Young the Giant debuts new album in ‘Mind Over Matter’ Tour (Story/Media)
Feb 22, 2014
PilotDC replaces HackTJ For Jefferson’s coders (Story/Media)
Feb 21, 2014
Scholastic Journalism celebrated by publications of Jefferson (Story/Media)
Feb 15, 2014
Snow wreaks havoc on Valentine’s Day plans (Story)
Feb 04, 2014
Students use social media to raise cancer awareness (Story)
Jan 30, 2014
Students find creative ways to spend the end of semester break (Story)
Jan 30, 2014
Jefferson Wrestling concludes season at final meet (Story)
Jan 21, 2014
Updated midterm schedule released (Story)
Jan 21, 2014
Snowstorm allows students extra time before midterms (Story)
Jan 20, 2014
Students cope with the stresses of semester exams (Story/Media)
Jan 17, 2014
Construction advances in January 2014 (Story/Media)
Jan 08, 2014
Polar vortex impacts the Jefferson community (Story)
Dec 30, 2013
Top 13 of 2013: Overexposed (Story)
Dec 19, 2013
Latin program celebrates Saturnalia festival (Story/Media)
Dec 11, 2013
McElveen Mania: Students idolize FCPS Board Member after snow day announcement (Story)
Dec 05, 2013
ASL spreads awareness of sign language in preparation for I-Nite (Story/Media)
Dec 04, 2013
Young Novelists wrap up National Novel Writing Month (Story)
Dec 02, 2013
November Construction brings new changes to Jefferson’s exterior (Story/Media)
Nov 26, 2013
Namaste Choreography begins for Club Showcase at I-Nite (Story/Media)
Nov 24, 2013
Upperclassmen vie for victory in Powderpuff game (Story)
Nov 24, 2013
Ballroom Dance Club begins preparation for I-Nite (Story)
Nov 24, 2013
Autumn Leaf-brary: Jefferson Librarians reflect before the fall holidays (Story/Media)
Nov 17, 2013
“Almost Human” takes a unique angle on crime show television (Story)
Nov 10, 2013
Jefferson holds their own against Stone Bridge, still takes a loss (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Students prepare for Indonesia Research Trip (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Jefferson students celebrate Diwali (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Jefferson Cheerleading finishes season at Regionals (Story)
Oct 27, 2013
Writopia Lab Speakers come to Jefferson for Scholastic Info Session (Story)
Oct 27, 2013
Colonials suffer discouraging defeat against Saxons (Story)
Oct 25, 2013
Jefferson Cheerleading takes second place at District Finals (Story)
Oct 25, 2013
Renovation continues through October (Story)
Oct 17, 2013
Jefferson Cheerleading takes second place at Capitol Conference (Story)
Oct 13, 2013
Latin Honor Society adds new members in annual ceremony (Story/Media)
Oct 06, 2013
Is “Gravity” the final frontier of cinematography? (Story)
Oct 05, 2013
Jefferson falls to Fairfax (Story)
Sep 28, 2013
TJ succeeds against Marshall (Story/Media)
Sep 07, 2013
Back to School Bash (Gallery) (Story)
Aug 31, 2013
Varsity cheer trains for district semifinals (Story)
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