Feature and News Writer
Emily fell in love with the written word as a teenager, when she published zines and wrote for her school paper. A former arts & entertainment contributor to Pittsburgh City Paper, Emily has worked in non-profit public relations for over a decade. She enjoys cooking, reading, crafting and exploring Pittsburgh with her husband and two sons.
Michael Machosky is a writer and journalist with 16 years of experience writing about everything from food to film, art, travel, books and music. He lives in Greenfield with his wife, Shaunna, and 5-year old son.
Ryan Rydzewski is a freelance writer whose journalism and essays appear in several journals and magazines. He lives and writes in Lawrenceville, where he reads on his porch, holds up traffic on his bike, and drinks bourbon at Nied’s Hotel. Follow him on Twitter @RyanRydzewski
A recovering newspaper reporter, I’m on my third time around in the Greater Pittsburgh area. My day job is user experience writer for Belkin. I live in the South Hills with my family.
Candy Williams is a freelance writer and journalist whose articles have appeared in national and local publications. She lives in the South Hills.
Kimberly Palmiero is an independent journalist and business owner. She spent 25 years working for media companies in Pennsylvania and Illinois, most of that time as an editor on news desks. She left Trib Total Media in 2016 as a managing editor. A passionate journalist, she also is board president of the nonprofit Press Club of Western Pennsylvania (westernpapresclub.org). In 2009, she founded a small business which acquires, refurbishes and rents residential property. She enjoys running through city neighborhoods just after dawn. She may or may not cap off runs by drinking several espressos She lives on the North Side.