Randy Noles, Editor & Publisher
Michael Mcleod, Editor at Large
Mike has been a journalist and educator for 40 years. He has written for The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Orlando Sentinel and has taught writing at the Ohio State University, the University of Central Florida, and, currently, Rollins College. His own writing has been recognized with awards from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University; the Missouri School of Journalism, The American Society of Newspaper Editors, The Florida Society of Newspaper Editors, the Associated Press,; the Society of Professional Journalists and magazine associations in Florida and Ohio.
Jay Boyar, Arts Editor
Jay teaches at Rollins College and UCF. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times,Orlando Sentinel and Variety. A Pulitzer nominee, he has been honored by the Florida Magazine Association, Society of Professional Journalists, Associated Press and Florida Society of Newspaper Editors.
Rona Gindin, Dining Editor
Rona is a career-long restaurant reporter and has been an Orlando-area restaurant critic for 15-plus years. She created the original saveur.com website, authored a Disney guidebook, and is Zagat and Fodor’s go-to Orlando restaurant editor. Rona writes for national media outlets including epicurious.com and Endless Vacation, and talks about restaurants on regional TV news shows. Learn about upcoming dining events at ronarecommends.com.
Marianne Ilunga, Fashion Editor
Karen LeBlanc, Contributing Editor
Karen LeBlanc is a TV host, writer and blogger. Her online show, The Design Tourist, can be seen on thedesigntourist.com, and offers a dose of design inspiration from across the country and around the world. Also, check out her blog for news on the latest trends and tastemakers in art, architecture, home fashion and design plus more videos. Her blog is at designtourist.net.
Harry Wessel, Contributing Editor
Harry spent four decades at the Orlando Sentinel, starting as a clerk in the newspaper’s Washington bureau. He subsequently served varying stints as a reporter, editor, columnist, feature writer and senior business reporter. Since retiring in 2008 he has held editing positions at several local lifestyle magazines.
Dana S. Eagles, Contributing Editor
Dana S. Eagles is a Longwood freelance writer who was an Orlando Sentinel editor and recruiter for 36 years until his retirement in 2014. A graduate of both the University of Central Florida and the University of Florida, he has taught journalism at UCF. When not writing, he sings in Winter Park’s Bach Festival Choir.