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Brandi Hunter

Brandi Hunter is a native Memphian and freelance content creator. She writes and podcasts about Memphis, faith and entrepreneurship for local and national publications, and leads a creative media assistance studio based in Memphis.

Jeremiah Graham

Jeremiah Graham is a Memphis native born in the Orange Mound community. The recent University of Memphis graduate spent time as sports editor of the Daily Helmsman, the school campus newspaper. During his young journalism career, he has also spent time interning with the Commercial Appeal and the Memphis Redbirds. While freelancing, he also works as sports editor at the Germantown News, covering high school sports.

Ashlei Williams

Memphis Native Ashlei Williams has been writing for business, philanthropic, minority and academic audiences for a decade. She earned her master’s in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School and bachelor’s in English from Spelman College. In 2016, she started GJC Publicity, focusing on editorial, marketing, advertising and creative writing. Get in touch with her at ashlei@gjcpublicity.com.

Paul Dudenhefer

Paul Dudenhefer is a writer and editor who lives in Memphis.

Dawn Neuses

Dawn Neuses is a transplant Memphian and part-time freelance journalist from the Midwest who spent the past year exploring her new home in the Mid-South. Dawn was a reporter for 20 years, covering everything from education to community activism, and enjoys learning something new from every person she meets.

Kiki Whartenby

Kiki is a senior at St. Mary's Episcopal School. She currently serves as the editor in chief of The Tatler, her school's newspaper, and has been on staff since her sophomore year. Before that, she was a writer for Grrlpunch, an online magazine. She serves as the co-ambassador for the St. Mary's Facing History chapter and is a leader of the Minority Students Association. 


Julie McCullough

Julie McCullough grew up in Millington, Tenn. She received a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and M.A. in Teaching from the University of Memphis. She currently teaches CLUE for gifted students at Shelby County Schools. McCullough is behind architecture blog This Place in History.

Stephanie Gonzalez

Stephanie Gonzalez is a Cooper-Young resident who grew up in Collierville and graduated from the University of Memphis. Her degree in journalism and fascination with cities and how people behave in them make urban development a natural area of interest. When not writing or people watching, you can find Stephanie sampling local beer, volunteering in her neighborhood or spending time with her pups.


Renee Davis Brame

 

Renee Davis Brame is a writer, actor and loyal Memphian.  She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Memphis.  Her work for the blog, Pop Depravity, earned an award from the National Society for Newspaper Columnist’s 2016 Column Contest. She is also the founder of theatre901, a virtual community for MidSouth artists of all genres.  


Julia Craven & Madeline Faber

Julia Craven covers race, policing and civil rights for HuffPost. If you have a story to tell, you can reach her at julia.craven@huffingtonpost.com or on Twitter @juliacraven. Madeline S. Faber is an editor and award-winning reporter based in Memphis, Tenn. Her work can be found at @highgroundnews (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) and @maiden_memphis (Twitter).

Julia Craven and Madeline S. Faber

Julia Craven covers race, policing and civil rights for HuffPost. If you have a story to tell, you can reach her at julia.craven@huffingtonpost.com or on Twitter @juliacraven. Madeline S. Faber is an editor and award-winning reporter based in Memphis, Tenn. Her work can be found at @highgroundnews (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) and @maiden_memphis (Twitter).

Thelma Balfour

Thelma Balfour has been a freelance writer for USA Today and Newsweek. She also worked as a reporter for The Commercial Appeal, the daily newspaper in Memphis. She is the author of two books, Black Sun Signs: An African American Guide to the Zodiac and Black Love Signs.

Molly Mulroy

Molly Mulroy is a recent graduate with a B.A. from Loyola University New Orleans. A native Memphian, she's had a long-standing interest in social justice issues and enjoys storytelling in any form. Her recent podcast Outside covers the stories of four formerly incarcerated people from Louisiana and their struggles with reentry.

Aisling Maki

Aisling Maki is a writer and editor with awards from The Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists and Public Relations Society of America. Her work has appeared in publications in more than 20 countries and she has written locally for more than a dozen publications, including The Commercial Appeal, Memphis Flyer and Memphis Parent Magazine. She previously worked as a digital producer and weekend reporter for Action News 5, Memphis correspondent for the Agence France-Presse (AFP) and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News.

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