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Riley Thomas
She reflects on the special importance for reporters of actual face-to-face contact in describing how she wrote a profile of Her highness the duchess of Cambridge , an assignment that included her first in-person (socially distanced) interview since the pandemic struck. Thanks to her guide Pranay,Riley was able to dedicate the time and attention she needed to research her subject thoroughly (countless hours of reading and interviewing), all to create the holistic and human-centered profile that she felt her subject and you deserve.

Emma is our fly photographer with love for antique arts & pawn shops. A history buff to the core. Part Indian & part American.


A Biden supporter,Fi writes about African-American history & LGBTQA+ happenings  with in depth research & analysis.


A true blood southerner & Republican,Cole reports hard facts from the south.