Dana can't decide between bourbon country and the Motor City so she divides her time between Louisville and Detroit (when she's not wandering Paris, Bangkok, or points between). Her work has appeared on NBCNews.com and CNTraveler.com, and in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Elle magazine.
Dave is the winner of multiple Moth Storyslams, an award-winning journalist, and past Deputy Editor at Forbes.com, and reporter at Forbes magazine. He’s written for: NPR’s On the Media, public radio’s Marketplace, WFPL, Playboy, CNBC.com, The New York Times: Upfront, The New York Post, The Financialist.com, Louisville magazine, The Forward, Time Out New York, New York magazine, The New York Press, and many other publications. He also produced the NYC-based storytelling show “Storytime” for two years.
Eli is a freelance journalist focused on arts and culture. He’s written for Salon.com, The MarySue.com, Howlround.com, Pointe Magazine, Louisville Public Radio’s news division, Insiderlouisville.com, and LEO Weekly. He lives in Shelby Park with two pitbulls and his wife.
Erica is a professional freelance copywriter and technical editor. Her work has appeared in LEO Weekly, The Guide, Foxy Digitalis, Insider Louisville and Norton Healthcare's Get Healthy magazine. You can follow Erica on Twitter @ericarucker, but beware of honesty, activist outrage and nerdy live-tweeting.
Jamie is a mom, communications professional and knowledge gatherer. When she's not wiping a dirty toddler face, she loves writing about people and things that make a difference in the world. And popsicles. She really loves those, too.
Jessie is a former newspaper reporter. Since 2003, she’s called Louisville home. She's a lover of the Kentucky Derby, good restaurants and Kentucky’s rich history.
Lindsey is a Louisville-based food writer, recipe developer, and co-host of the show The Farmer & The Foodie. She passed her level one Sommelier exam and has a weekly column in the Courier-Journal. Her work has appeared in Kentucky Monthly, Spoonful, Edible Louisville, Today’s Woman, and StyleBlueprint. Lindsey loves exploring Louisville's vibrant food scene with her husband and beloved pup Nick.
Michael L. Jones
Michael L. Jones is a freelance journalist and author. His latest book, “Louisville Jug Music: From Earl McDonald to the National Jubilee” received the 2015 Samuel Thomas Book Award from the Louisville Historical League. Louisville Metro Council recognized his contribution to local culture with a Spirit of Louisville Award.
Minda is a local writer and frequent Instagram-poster. Follower her @mindahoney.
Syd is a freelance writer and musician. He co-runs the Louisville Music and Culture blog Never Nervous, and has contributed to The LEO Weekly, Louisville Magazine, The Courier Journal, WFPL, and the Voice Tribune. You can follow Syd on twitter @ttaurisb and find samples of his work at sydbishop.com.