We require the most talented people on the planet in order to generate our distinctive journalism and innovative content that stand out. At Pinch of Sol, we work with a variety of professionals including art directors, developers, strategists, and journalists. 

We value professionals at various career levels who contribute a variety of viewpoints and experiences. Our staff must be diversified as well, and we must promote an inclusive environment for everyone. Meet some of our diverse team members!

DIRECTORS

SENIOR DIRECTOR – Valeria Mooradian

As senior director, Valeria Mooradian is in charge of a unified print and digital design team.

GRAPHICS DIRECTOR – Marcus Olsson

Marcus Olsson is the graphics director at Pinch of Sol. He manages the photo, data, and graphics teams.

DATA DIRECTOR – Monika Perez

Monika Perez is the data director at Pinch of Sol. She supervises the work of reporters and edits content for the magazine.

CONTENT STRATEGY DIRECTOR – Paula Mist

As a content strategy director, Paula Mist creates and distributes effective content for publication.

GRAPHICS ART DIRECTOR – Shawn Sergent

As a graphics art director, Shawn Sergent advocates the use of visual storytelling in the newsroom to assist reporters and editors in understanding excellent design principles.

EDITORS

MANAGING EDITOR – Kyrie Watson

Kyrie Watson is the managing director at Pinch of Sol. She oversees lifestyle coverage including the latest industry news.

EDITOR IN CHIEF – Michael Veratti

As an editor-in-chief, Michael Veratti oversees the publication’s operations and policies.

SEARCH AND OPTIMIZATION EDITOR – Hannah Pelosi

As search and optimization editor at Pinch of Sol, Hannah Pelosi analyzes search patterns to find newsworthy things and legendary themes.

VISUAL EDITOR – Hank Carlos

Hank Carlos is the visual director of Pinch of Sol. He directs the visual coverage of our most impactful stories.

REPORTERS

ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER – Edward Oliver

As the entertainment reporter at Pinch of Sol, Edward Oliver runs coverage of culture and the entertainment industry.

ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER – Barbara Fraser

As the entertainment reporter at Pinch of Sol, Barbara Fraser covers entertainment news for a publication.

CELEBRITY CULTURE REPORTER – Gina Middleton

As a celebrity culture reporter, Gina Middleton reports on celebrity culture and the entertainment industry.

SENIOR DATA REPORTER – Jayme Watts

Jayme Watts is the senior data reporter at Pinch of Sol. He interprets raw data and uses that information as a critical source for a story.

DATA REPORTER – Leslie Lee

As a data reporter at Pinch of Sol, Leslie Lee finds unique stories and distributes that information.

INNOVATORS 

NATIONAL MUSIC WRITER – David Usha

David Usha is the national music writer at Pinch of Sol. He creates stories for broadcasts using facts from data, interviews, and public records.

MUSIC CRITIC – Nancy Reed

Nancy Reed is the music critic at Pinch of Sol. She reports on media criticism and the latest topics included in the music industry.

AUDIENCE STRATEGIST – Thomas Morrison

Thomas Morrison is the audience strategist for Pinch of Sol. He reports audiences’ insights in order for the company strategy to be optimized.

OFFICE MANAGER – Melania Rudova

Melania Rudova is the office manager at Pinch of Sol. She ensures high levels of organizational effectiveness, communication, and safety.


Contact Editors & Reporters

How to contact Pinch of Sol

We carefully consider any statement made by readers and subscribers on the quality of our work. While we can assure you that the appropriate staff member will read your email, we cannot promise that you will receive a follow-up response from us due to the number of emails we receive and the possibility that the subject matter of your email falls beyond the staff’s purview.

SENIOR DIRECTOR – Valeria Mooradian

MANAGING EDITOR – Kyrie Watson

EDITOR IN CHIEF – Michael Veratti

GRAPHICS DIRECTOR – Marcus Olsson

ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER – Edward Oliver

NATIONAL MUSIC WRITER – David Usha

ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER – Barbara Fraser

MUSIC CRITIC – Nancy Reed

CELEBRITY CULTURE REPORTER – Gina Middleton

SENIOR DATA REPORTER – Jayme Watts

DATA REPORTER – Leslie Lee