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Lindsay Sakraida

As the Features Director at DealNews, Lindsay Sakraida oversees a team of writers to manage content direction for weekly feature stories. She specializes in writing about shopping trends and lifestyle subjects. Prior to joining the DealNews team in 2009, Sakraida worked for several organizations in ...more

Benjamin Glaser

A native of Rockland County, NY, Ben Glaser is based in Brooklyn. His posts on society, technology, and media appear daily on Live.DrJays.com; and he has edited many, many resumes and university admissions essays. Ben has an English degree from Harvard, and loves movies, theater, and food.

Jeff Somogyi

Our Media Editor, Jeff Somogyi, is constantly trying to come up with ways to surprise and delight audiences the world over. From his work as our humor writer on deals, to his laugh-out-loud features, to his thoughtful and giggle-worthy videos, to the podcast, to his all-too-infrequently-updated blog...more

Louis Ramirez

Louis Ramirez is the Senior Features Writer for DealNews. With a specialized focus on technology, Ramirez covers the latest gadget announcements, helping consumers weigh the pros and cons of new devices prior to purchase. Always up for a new adventure, Ramirez also curates DealNews' travel deals, sc...more

Marcy Bonebright

Marcy pens (or rather, types on her Saitek Cyborg keyboard — a $30 price low) consumer news stories of all sorts, in addition to adding pithy prose to many of the roundups you see every day. Her work for DealNews has appeared on sites like Lifehacker, the Huffington Post, MSN Money, Fox Business, an...more

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones joined DealNews in 2005 as a marketing assistant and currently manages the team that publishes coupons and breaks down the info in Black Friday ads, one item at a time. She has always loved the feeling of getting something she really wants at a great price and hates the thought of paying...more

Paula Kerrigan

Paula is based in the DealNews Irish office, where she works as our Associate Travel Editor. Before coming to DealNews, Paula worked as an English teacher in Japan and Italy. She has edited and written for several local e-zines aimed at westerners living abroad. Now she uses her travel experience ac...more

Alison Barretta

Based out of Philadelphia, Alison has been a member of the DealNews content team since 2008. She joined the Features team as a contributor to share the knowledge and experience that comes with being a daily deal-slinger. Prior to joining DealNews, Alison worked as a newsroom intern at CBS 3 Philadel...more

Lou Carlozo

Lou Carlozo is an award-winning journalist who served for 16 years as a Chicago Tribune Staff Writer, Editor, writing coach and columnist. There he wrote the popular syndicated DVD column "On the Small Screen," and "The Recession Diaries," which covered personal finance. In 2009, he began working at...more

Molly Griffin

In 2010, Molly Griffin became the first "foreign correspondent" at DealNews after graduating from Boston College and moving to Dublin. There she supervised the Irish team and curated the Morning Jolt. Molly has also been featured in a number of Irish publications, including The Dubliner,PC Live!, an...more

Dan Leadbetter

Dan Leadbetter is a Staff Writer and Features Writer for DealNews. As a long time automotive fanatic and car audio enthusiast, Dan's favorite question is, "You're not going to leave it stock, are you?" That being said, Dan is always looking for the next great thing that'll make your car that much gr...more

Jim Adams

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Nathan Cox

As a Content Editor at dealnews, Nathan Cox helps a team of writers and publishes many of the deals seen on the front page. He specializes in technology (specifically hardware / parts) and travel writing. Prior to joining the dealnews team in 2005, Cox was an Assistant IT Director for a Florida lami...more

Alan Byrne

Alan Byrne has already spent too long trying to write this biography, and is actually quite busy watching Frasier, finding jokes to steal for his next feature. His writing has been featured on several quickly-abandoned blogs, including his latest venture, The Ridiculous Human. He was one of 16 final...more

Elizabeth Zimmerman

As an Associate Editor at DealNews, Elizabeth Zimmerman continuously strives to make your day 20% cooler. A former newspaper reporter and copy editor, she is elated to now be free from AP style and its ridiculous bias against the Oxford comma. Among her favorite things are The Beatles, stacking coup...more

Donna Doyle

Donna Doyle an Associate Editor at DealNews and has previously held writing and editorial positions at a number of Irish websites. She was Fashion Editor of her college newspaper, The University Observer, and is a long term online Boggle champion. Her areas of expertise include fashion and homeware,...more

Erin Coduti

Erin Coduti has worked for DealNews as a content writer since 2011, and now brings that experience to the features team. Previously, she wrote and edited web content for television news station WLFI Lafayette, as well as a literary fan magazine. While she often does a convincing job of passing as n...more

Summar Ghias

Summar Ghias is a writer and social worker who spends her days working for a local nonprofit and her nights writing about a variety of topics that range from music to gender issues to travel. She attributes her love for big cities to the diverse cultural, artistic, and food-centric experiences that ...more

Simon Hill

Simon is a technology journalist with a specific interest in mobile technology and the videogames industry. He writes news articles, editorials, reviews, round-ups, comparisons, how-to guides, and more on a wide variety of topics. He spent several years working in the games industry as a tester, des...more

Tucker Cummings

A new addition to the dealnews Contributor team, Tucker Cummings firmly believes that paying full price is for suckers. She loves to write about technology deals and money-saving tips for students. In addition to writing for dealnews, Tucker also writes iPhone app and game reviews for dotTech and Ta...more

Angela Colley

Angela Colley is an accomplished journalist with a decade-long track record of helping people lead easier, more informed lives. She currently writes investigative news and feature stories about business and your money. Her work has appeared on other popular publications like MSN Money, Yahoo! Financ...more

Joshua Nichol-Caddy

As a contributor, Joshua Nichol-Caddy writes weekly roundups of the best deals in travel as well as products ranging from tools and electronic appliances to holiday freebies. Prior to writing for DealNews, Nichol-Caddy worked for several news outlets and media organizations, including KMTV, OR-Live,...more

Stephen Slaybaugh

Born in Cleveland and now living in Brooklyn, Stephen Slaybaugh has been working as a writer and editor in various capacities for nearly 20 years. In addition to covering consumer electronics and tech for dealnews, he has written for The Village Voice, Paste, CMJ New Music Monthly, The Big Takeover,...more

Elizabeth Harper

Elizabeth is a professional writer and editor whose articles on tech and gaming have appeared on USA Today, Time, AOL, PriceGrabber, Techlicious, and Sprout Insights. A lifelong technology enthusiast, Elizabeth worked in IT before picking up writing and has a keen interest in how tech is changing th...more

Josie Rubio

Josie Rubio is a Brooklyn-based freelance editor and writer, who has interviewed everyone from Britney Spears to ghost experts during her 15-year journalism career. She has visited five continents so far and loves to write about travel, food, nutrition, health, gardening... and pretty much everythin...more

Tom Barlow

Tom Barlow is a freelance journalist specializing in lifestyle and consumer issues. In addition to DealNews, his writing has appeared on many websites, including Forbes.com and Aol's DailyFinance.com. He was an editor for the popular WalletPop.com as well. Barlow is a past membership director for th...more

Emily Dovi

Emily Dovi is a former DealNews Features Editor. With a book publishing and direct marketing background, Emily specializes in using the serial comma. Emily is also the advertising copywriter at theskint.com and provides her services to non-native English speakers, helping them with admissions essays...more

John Squires

John Squires was born and raised in Hampton Bays, New York, to parents who were cool enough to feed him a steady diet of Nightmare on Elm Street sequels, Goosebumps books, and monster toys. Now married and a whole lot hairier, he stills spends the majority of his time playing with toys, watching hor...more

Jessica Hulett

Jessica Hulett is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer, editor and obsessive seeker of online promo codes. She was most recently the managing editor of extrasforme.com, a coupon and lifestyle site. Over her 15+-year writing career, she has penned everything from TV news segments to online horoscopes, a...more

Walter Goatberg

A Manhattan native, Walter has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in journalism. His work has appeared in such illustrious publications as Beanie Babies Today, Tomorrow's Beanie Babies, Better Beanies, and American Baby Collector. He lives in his illustrious apartment with his wife and three kids...more

Garcia Bear

A recent addition to the DealNews team, Garcia has been somewhat shocked by the world outside his display case. This Cub Reporter brings his extensive eBay experience to his coverage of all things tech and Internet-related. His byline has appeared on sites such as Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, Fox Busi...more

Aaron Crowe

Aaron Crowe is a freelance journalist in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has worked as a reporter and an editor for newspapers and websites. Follow him on Twitter at @AaronCrowe.