Lisa Renner

Lisa Renner has been a journalist for 22 years and has worked for The California Health Report, The Modesto Bee, The San Mateo County Times and The Tri-Valley Herald. She is a freelance writer and the proud mother of two energetic small boys. She enjoys reading, camping and playing piano and violin.

Ingrid Ahlgren

Ingrid Ahlgren is a freelance writer and editor, currently based in New York City. 

Joanna Corman

Joanna Corman is a Sacramento-based freelance journalist, writer and editor.

Cindy Baker

Cindy Baker is a Sacramento-based freelance journalist. 

Nelson Harvey

Nelson Harvey is a freelance print and radio journalist currently based in Denver, Colorado. He is also the editor of edibleASPEN magazine. He has reported for a wide range of newspapers, magazines, websites and radio stations, and particularly likes writing about food, agriculture, and the environment. Nelson has worked as a farmer, waiter, juicer, tutor, delivery man, recycling collector, amateur mixologist, and lab intern.

Kristen Lowrey Larson

Kristen Larson is a former freelance writer current owner of Kristen Larson Content Marketing.

Kim Laughton

Kim Laughton is president of Schwab Charitable, based in San Francisco.

Robert Celaschi

Robert Celaschi is a freelance writer and editor based in Washington, D.C.

Kibkabe Araya

Kibkabe Araya is a freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in the Seattle Times, the Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Business Journal and Redding Record Searchlight.

Stephanie Flores

Stephanie Flores is the former managing editor of Comstock’s. She is now a freelance writer residing in New Zealand.

Esther Shein

Esther Shein is a freelance writer and editor whose work has appeared in several online and print publications, including InformationWeek, eWeek, Computerworld, BYTE, CIO, CFO and The Boston Globe. Previously she was the editor-in-chief of Datamation.

Kristina Shevory

Kristina Shevory is a freelance reporter who writes regularly for The New York Times. Her stories have also appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, Businessweek, Pacific Standard and Wired.