Anne Da Vigo

Anne Da Vigo is an award-winning public relations professional and former print journalist who wrote features and covered the police beat for the Sacramento Union. Her short stories have appeared in literary magazines. She is winner of the Jameson Award from the Writing at Pacific conference for an unpublished second novel.

Jessica Dumont

Jessica Dumont is a freelance writer, editor and content specialist with a background in corporate public relations. A born-and-raised Placer County resident, she currently lives in Roseville with her husband and two young daughters following stints in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.jessicadumont.com.

Michelle McDaid

Michelle McDaid documents the joy and connection of families in everyday moments through her business, Memories by Michelle. Her photography work has been published in Folsom Style and Sacramento Parent magazine, where she also pens human interest articles. Originally from London, Michelle is a currently-frustrated traveler. You’ll often find her daydreaming of traveling the world with her 8-year-old daughter, funding their adventures through photography and writing. For more, visit www.mbymphotos.com.

Mary Beth Barber

Mary Beth Barber of Sacramento is and independent freelancer writer and former political journalist for publications like Capitol WeeklyCalifornia Journal and others. She got her MBA from Drexel University’s LeBow School of Business, is an active volunteer for creative and education-related nonprofits and boards, and is fascinated by California’s influence on the national and worldwide economy.

Faith Lewis

Faith Lewis is a Sacramento based freelance writer and editor. After studying in Oxford, she graduated from Sacramento State with a bachelor’s degree in English. Her love of writing is rivaled only by her love of travel. Find her blog at anothersidetrackedlife.wordpress.com.

Tania Fowler

Tania Fowler, owner and founder of Interplay Coaching, is a business coach focused on working with executives and their teams to help drive stronger team engagement and performance.

Gordon Fowler

Gordon Fowler is the president and CEO of Sacramento’s 3Fold Communications, a Sacramento-based communications company.

Dave Kempa

Dave Kempa is a freelance reporter and adjunct journalism professor at American River College. A resident of Southside Park, he serves on the boards of local nonprofits 916 Ink and Alchemist CDC.

Kachet Jackson-Henderson

Kachet Jackson-Henderson is the face behind The Lipstick Giraffe, a Sacramento-based fashionable lifestyle brand. In addition to creating content for the TLG blog, Kachet handles wardrobe styling for special events on behalf of local and national retailers as well as personal style consultations. She can regularly be found on Good Day Sacramento and FOX40 offering style tips and showcasing season’s hottest trends. By trade, Kachet’s background is in marketing and advertising, with over five years of experience both agency and client side. She is currently an independent professional, specializing in social media, content strategy and public relations.

Vanessa Richardson

Vanessa Richardson is a freelance writer in Sacramento who covers finance, startups and women in business. She also writes for Entrepreneur, Fortune and Money magazines. 

Kyle Monk

Kyle Monk has an elegant and unique style blending minimalism with story telling. His work specializes in a range of expertise, covering a broad gamut – from conceptual and fine art to documentary. A perfectionist, he believes his education will never be complete and lives to challenge his talents.

Anna Petkovich

Writer

Anna Petkovich is a recent New York City transplant by way of Sacramento. Her work has appeared in SactownThe Bold Italic and Comstock’s magazine. Her focus is on the arts, dining news and travel. Her (fairly vacant) Twitter is @a_petkovich

Caitlin McCulloch

Former Diablo Magazine style editor Caitlin McCulloch is now a freelance writer and agency-signed model. Interests include fashion, rooting for the Niners, Giants, and Warriors, working out, cooking, and, like many other graduates of Sonoma State University, a good glass of wine. Caitlin is based in Sacramento but travels as much as humanly possible. 

Kim Palaferri

Kim Palaferri is a freelance photographer for Comstock’s magazine. 

Brandon Getty

Brandon Getty is a freelance photographer for Comstock’s. 

Debbie Cunningham

Debbie Cunningham of DL Cunningham Photography is a freelance photographer who specializes in food, editorial and event photography, but sees pictures everywhere and in everything. She is a contributing photographer for Comstock’s magazine, Sacramento Magazine and Edible Sacramento, among other publications, and has been published nationwide.  When she comes out from behind the lens, you can find her loving on her pets, making messes in her kitchen and eating her way through the Capital Region. Her work can be viewed and purchased at www.dlcunninghamphotography.com.

Anthony G. Sheppard

Freelance writer

Anthony G. Sheppard is a professor and former chair in the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration at Sacramento State. He teaches business topics in Commercial Recreation, Tourism and Hospitality and his doctoral dissertation focused on tourist satisfaction and repeat visitation. He has been co-director of the Sacramento Film & Music Festival since 2004 and frequently writes on topics related to film and the film industry. Follow Anthony on Twitter @Arrenbas.

Lisa Mooney

Lisa Mooney is a Chico-based freelance writer who focuses on international trade, food and wine. Her work has appeared in California Magazine, American Taste, and she currently serves as senior editor of The American Exporter.