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Roberta Alexander ROBERTA ALEXANDER Email:

Roberta Alexander is a longtime writer and editor who brings meticulous attention to detail and a sense of humor to the process. As a writer working for business publications, I make the esoteric understandable. As an editor, I have two specialties. As a copy editor, I clean up grammar and syntax so the ideas shine through. After 15 years of reviewing mysteries, I also edit mystery manuscripts, helping authors submit clean and professional manuscripts.
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Momo Chang MOMO CHANG Email:
Momo Chang is a freelance journalist based in Oakland, CA. Her writings focus on Asian American communities, youth culture and the environment. She is a former staff writer at the Oakland Tribune, where she covered Asian American communities. She has received local and national awards including the Ida B. Wells Journalist for Justice Award from the Center for Media Justice. Her stories range from uncovering work conditions in nail salons to ones about invisible minorities like Burmese refugees. She has written for the East Bay Express, San Francisco Bay Guardian and ColorLines, among others. She is an editor, writer and blogger for Hyphen, an Asian American magazine focusing on arts, politics and culture.

Barbara Falconer Newhall BARBARA FALCONER NEWHALL Email:

A blogger ( and a Bay Area newspaper veteran, Barbara Falconer Newhall has worked as a copy editor at the S.F. Chronicle, a feature writer at the Oakland Tribune and a religion reporter at the Contra Costa Times. At the Trib, she wrote a popular column about her life as a woman with a job, a husband, two kids, and a much-needed sense of humor. Now she’s at work on a book entitled “Finding Holy,” in which she goes looking for God in the diverse lives of twenty thoughtful Americans.

Carolyn Jung CAROLYN JUNG Email:

Carolyn Jung is an award-winning food and wine writer based in Silicon Valley, Calif. She is the recipient of a James Beard award for feature writing, and a Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism award of excellence for diversity writing. She is a freelance writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco magazine, Via magazine, Coastal Living magazine, East Bay Express, and others. In 2008, she created, a food and wine blog, which a year later was awarded second place for “best food blog” in the nation by the Association of Food Journalists. Website:

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Jessica Levant JESSICA LEVANT Email:

Jessica Levant has been designing anything she could get her hands on for decades – websites, graphics for web or print, logos, business cards, brochures, signs, training manuals, even greeting cards. She is known for exceptional response time as well as a ‘good eye’, and the price won’t break the bank. Examples of work can be seen on her website:

Her Linkedin profile has some nice recommendations.

Mindy Pines MINDY PINES Email:

Mindy Pines, DBA Message Framer, specializes in effective communications for non-profits and small businesses. Whether for print or the web, Message Framer gets your message across to your audience clearly, compellingly, and at an affordable price. Services include branding and logo design; writing; information and graphic design; photography and audio slideshows; WordPress template modification; and project management. We can help with specific areas of your project or manage your entire project from concept to delivery.
Frequent International Labor Communications Association award winner.

Fluent in Spanish

Seth Sandronsky SETH SANDRONSKY Email:

Seth Sandronsky, a Sacramento resident, has written for AlterNet, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Black Agenda Report, CounterPunch, Working In These Times, New America Media, Race and Class, Review of Radical Political Economics, Sacramento Press, Truthout, Working in These Times, Sacramento News & Review and Z Magazine.

He speaks a wee bit of American Sign Language and Spanish.
View Seth’s Resume.
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Angilee Shah ANGILEE SHAH Email:

Angilee Shah is a reporter, editor and blogger experienced in local
and international news, with a particular emphasis on Asia,
globalization, politics and culture. Her work has appeared in the Far
Easter Economic Review, Miller-McCune Magazine, Asian Geographic, Asia
Pacific Arts and Time Out Singapore. She also contributes to Global
Voices Online and The China Beat. Currently, she is a book reviewer at
Zocalo Public Square and the community manager at, a project of the USC Annenberg California
Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships, where she writes a journalism
career blog. She is the former editor of AsiaMedia, an online press
review about journalism and the business of journalism in Asia, a
2007-8 recipient of the South Asian Journalists Association Reporting
Fellowship and a 2007 Princeton in Asia fellow.


Davey Shlasko DAVEY SHLASKO Email:

Davey Shlasko is an educator, author and consultant, whose passion is facilitating group learning about & in the context of social justice movements in classroom, workplace and community settings. Davey is available for curriculum design and related writing projects, as well as training and facilitation gigs. Recent work includes The State of Trans and Intersex Organizing and Trans* Ally Workbook: Getting Pronouns Right and What It Teaches Us About Gender. Learn more about Davey’s work at

Chris Smith CHRIS SMITH Email:

Chris Smith is a writer and documentary photographer who covers politics, travel, and culture for the likes of Afar, California, and San Francisco magazines. He is also a professor of geopolitics and journalism at the Art Institute of California-San Francisco.


Martin Snapp MARTIN SNAPP Email:
I’m a columnist and reporter for the Bay Areas News Group and other
publications such as California Magazine. Awards include Best Columnist of
the Year by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists and Best Writing by the California Newspaper Publishers Association.

Bill Snyder BILL SNYDER Email:

San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder has followed business, technology, and the business of technology for nearly 25 years at newspapers, national magazines and Web sites.

He’s currently writing features and a weekly column — “Tech’s Bottom Line” — for InfoWorld; a weekly consumer technology column for and is a frequent contributor to publications at the business schools of Stanford and UC Berkeley.

He learned the bits and bytes of computers, chips and software, during stints at PCWeek and PCWorld, where he was executive editor for news and later editor-in-chief of He was the technology editor at Business 2.0 and more recently worked at, where he wrote the popular TechWeek column and covered technology stocks for an audience of investors.


Laura Thomas LAURA THOMAS Email:

Most of my writing for the last eight years is online at sfgate. I also freelance for Home&Garden.