WhoSay Authors

  • Kirstin Benson

    Kirstin Benson

    Having worked as a digital content creator as well as in front of the camera, Kirstin brings with her a unique perspective on the entertainment, celebrity, and tech worlds. Prior to joining WhoSay, Kirstin served as the Director of Entertainment and Engagement at ConnecTV. No stranger to start ups, she was an instrumental member in launching Bonnie Fuller’s latest venture--HollywoodLife.com--at Penske Media Corporation. In addition to contributing to Parade Magazine and E! Online, Kirstin has produced the Primetime Emmys’ Backstage Live! show for the past two years.

    A graduate of USC with majors in Communication and Theater, Kirstin also holds a Masters in Communication Management in the Entertainment Industry from USC Annenberg. Her hobbies include mixology, tap dancing and binge-watching TV.

  • Elise Vogel

    Elise Vogel

    Elise Vogel is the Head of Editorial at WhoSay. Before joining the company in 2012, Elise oversaw digital content projects at AOL, The Onion A.V. Club's Gameological Society, Random House, and Scholastic. In addition to finding new ways for celebs to share their stories on WhoSay, she at one time edited a magazine for the photovoltaics industry, so she knows a thing or two about star power.

  • Alexandra Cummings

    Alexandra Cummings

    Alexandra Cummings is a writer and editor living in Albany, New York, and has valiantly served as WhoSay's editorial assistant since April of 2012. Alexandra attended The College of Saint Rose and the State University of New York at Albany, where she received a Master's Degree in English. She is a firm proponent of the Oxford comma.

  • Kim Holmes

    Kim Holmes

    Kim Holmes is a writer and editor based in New York City. She attended Harvard College (depicted with 100% accuracy in the 2001 film "How High"), where she majored in English Literature and Language and wrote for the Harvard Lampoon. Her work can be found in New York Magazine, Bon Appetit, WhoSay, and in the old high school papers her parents are threatening to throw out this weekend.

  • Christine Champagne

    Christine Champagne

    Christine Champagne loves to talk to creative people about how they do what they do, and she has been fortunate enough to interview all sorts of celebrities, including Ellen DeGeneres, Will Ferrell, Conan O'Brien, Michael C. Hall, Kristen Wiig and Norman Reedus just to name a few. Some of Champagne's all-time favorite assignments have found her trying to keep up with Kelly Ripa for a day, sharing tea with Jordana Brewster and hanging out at the New York Stock Exchange with Erin Burnett. Obsessed with Amy Sedaris, best known for the Comedy Central series Strangers With Candy, Champagne has interviewed her three times and would like to interview her at least 33 more times.

  • Alex Marin

    Alex Marin

    Alex Marin is a digital content producer, curator and optimizer who currently works as WhoSay's News Editor out of its New York City office. He earned a B.A. in Social Sciences (concentration: Media Studies) from New York University in 2011, and previously worked for PolicyMic and interned with NBC News and Newsweek International. Born and raised in Venezuela, Alex is constantly fascinated by the intersection between media, politics and pop culture.

  • Sarah Bellman

    Sarah Bellman

    Sarah Bellman in a New York City-based writer. Her work has been featured in PolicyMic, Paper Magazine, Pitchfork, Flavorwire, Thought Catalog, and more. Sarah graduated from New York University, where she studied journalism and dramatic literature (a subset of the english major for drama/film fanatics), and hasn't left the city since. She enjoys being immersed in the world of pop culture and the fact that her name ends with an "h" -- sorry, Saras.

  • Mallory Carra

    Mallory Carra

    Mallory Carra is a writer based in Los Angeles. Her words have appeared in the New York Daily News, Los Angeles Times, the Columbia Journalism Review, The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and more. She has also worked for Hulu and Google, so she can help you quickly Google search whether or not your favorite TV show is shown on Hulu. Mallory has a B.A. in journalism from NYU and a M.F.A. in screenwriting from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. An NYC native, she prefers living, driving, and running in L.A.

  • Andrea Towers

    Andrea Towers

    Andrea Towers is a freelance writer specializing in entertainment journalism. She has been writing regularly for various pop culture websites since 2010 and her work has appeared in Entertainment Weekly, EW.com, and Variety. In 2011, she launched her own website, Confessions of a TV Geek, which continues to provide news, television reviews, exclusive interviews, and more. She has a Masters in Journalism from Northwestern University and her interests include obsessing over superheroes, comic books, and pretending that "Lost" still hasn't really ended. She originally hails from Boston, and contrary to popular belief, living in New York for almost ten years has not made her a Yankees fan.

  • L.M. Basile

    L.M. Basile

    L.M. Basile is a NYC-based content creator and editor. She studied journalism at Pace University, received an editing certificate from The Columbia University Bloomberg Editors’ workshop, and earned an MFA in writing from The New School. She is the founding editor of Luna Luna Magazine, and her work can be seen in the Huffington Post, Billboard, The Grindstone, Blisstree, xoJane, 20-Something Magazine, Pace Magazine, and several literary magazines. She's also an active poet.

  • Vickie An

    Vickie An

    Vickie An is a writer and editor based in New York City. While she likes to think of herself as a true New Yorker, she actually hails from a little state called Texas. Vickie graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor of journalism. (Hook 'em!) Since moving east, she's worked for a diverse range of publications, including Glamour, Entertainment Weekly, and TIME For Kids. When she's not nerding out over entertainment for work, she's nerding out over entertainment for fun. She also enjoys sneaking Harry Potter-themed activities into her vacations and Instagramming everything she eats—yeah, she's one of those people.

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