To say we’re fans of everything creepy would be an understatement. Whether it’s the latest Stephen King book, a collection of under-the-radar horror movies, or an unsolved case that’s still haunting us 50 years later, we’re dying to share our latest dark obsessions with fellow enthusiasts.
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Jennifer Jackson, Vice President, Editorial Director
A lover of all things digital, Jennifer has been editing and writing for websites, reading ebooks, and watching comedy webisodes for the better part of a decade. She checks Goodreads every morning for new book recommendations, and she’s recently discovered a love of British murder mystery TV series which she plans to investigate further.
John Freund, Director, Content
John Freund has been a true crime obsessive since before it was cool. He used to keep friends in on Saturday nights to watch 48 Hours Mystery, and his favorite documentary of all time is The Impostor (extra points if you’ve seen it). John is thrilled to be leveraging his writing and editorial abilities to help lead the #1 true crime website in the world.
Matthew Thompson, Contributing Editor
Matthew graduated from New York University with an MFA in Fiction. His stories, book reviews, and interviews appear in a variety of literary journals. As an avid traveler, Matthew has lived in Berlin, Seattle, and a handful of hamlets in the south of France. He can usually be found rummaging around old bookshops, uncovering strange titles.
Sarah Mangiola, Managing Editor
Originally from California, Sarah has been writing and editing professionally since moving to New York after college. You can often find her obsessing over anything old and classic—especially when the cover requires some dusting off. Her favorite books include the entire Harry Potter series, Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, and A Separate Peace by John Knowles.
Catherine Phelan, Editor
Catherine has been writing and editing for the web since moving to New York City. Her first memory is of realizing that C A T meant cat—and she hasn’t stopped reading since. Recently, Catherine has been making her way through the classic mystery novels of Agatha Christie.
Olivia Mason, Associate Manager, Audience Development
After graduating from the Columbia Publishing Course in 2016, Olivia found her happy place—a job that allowed her to talk about books all day long. When she isn’t writing or editing for websites, she is defending Cersei Lannister’s right to the Iron Throne, gabbing on (and on) about Outlander, or trying to solve the JonBenet Ramsey case.
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