About FanBolt

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By the Fans. For the Fans.

For over 20 years, that has been FanBolt’s motto. FanBolt was founded in 2002 by Emma Loggins. The site is targeted to fans of popular TV shows, films, music, video games, travel, and geek culture.

FanBolt features news, exclusive interviews, and editorials, which are featured in our newsfeed. The site also contains message boards where fans can interact with one another and share their fandoms. In addition, active site members can take advantage of extensive contests that offer prizes like DVDs, t-shirts, movie/TV swag, signed memorabilia, screening passes, and more!

Editor-in-Chief Emma Loggins also shares her movie reviews and celebrity interviews. Additionally, she blogs about entertainment events, set visits, filming locations, and more! Loggins strives to bridge the gap between Hollywood and the fans by providing an inside look at the entertainment industry.

View our full team here. Are you interested in writing for FanBolt? We’re always looking for writers, so reach out to us here.

Our Mission

FanBolt: Uniting Fandoms, Celebrating Geek Culture

At FanBolt, we’re not just a fan community, we are a home for enthusiasts of TV shows, films, music, video games, and the geek culture spectrum.

Founded in 2002, our mission is to provide a fun and safe platform where fans regardless of gender, race, or age, can share, explore, and celebrate their passions.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, but with an international reach, we aim to bridge the gap between Hollywood and fans through exclusive interviews, editorials, and an inside look at the entertainment industry and fan culture.

Our commitment extends beyond news and articles; our interactive message boards foster engaging conversations and shared fandom experiences. Through extensive contests, we reward our active members with unique prizes, further enriching their fan journey. We believe in the power of fandom, and we strive to make every fan feel seen, heard, and valued.

Our Values

Accuracy in Reporting: At FanBolt, we are committed to delivering accurate and reliable news articles. We understand the importance of truth in journalism and strive to uphold the highest standards in our reporting. Our team diligently verifies all information before publication to ensure our community receives the most factual and up-to-date news.

Inclusivity: We welcome fans from all walks of life, regardless of gender and age. Our platform is designed to be a safe and welcoming space for everyone who shares a love for fan and geek culture.

Authenticity: Led by our Editor-in-Chief, Emma Loggins, we’re dedicated to delivering authentic content that resonates with our community. We pride ourselves on being a site made by fans, for fans.

Passion for Fandom: At FanBolt, we share our community’s enthusiasm for TV shows, films, music, video games, and geek culture. We believe in celebrating this passion and providing a platform where it can thrive.

Editorial Guidelines

At FanBolt, we’re passionate about creating a trusted and engaging platform for all fans. We understand the responsibility that comes with delivering content to a community as vibrant and diverse as ours. That’s why we adhere to strict editorial guidelines that ensure our content is accurate, inclusive, and respectful.

Please view our full Editorial Guidelines for more information.

Ethics Policy

We’re dedicated to upholding the highest ethical standards in our journalism. Our mission is to provide truthful, precise, and balanced reporting to our readers.

However, it’s important to note that our reviews and editorial content do incorporate our personal opinions, reflecting our unique perspectives and experiences. View our Ethics Policy for more details.

Fact-Checking Policy

Truth and accuracy are the cornerstones of our work. We’re committed to providing our readers with reliable and verified information.

View our Fact-Checking Policy to see how we ensure this.

Corrections Policy

We strive for the highest levels of accuracy and integrity in our journalism. However, we acknowledge that mistakes can occur despite our best efforts. When they do, our commitment is to correct them promptly and transparently.

Learn more about our Corrections Policy here.

Community Guidelines

To ensure a positive experience for everyone, we’ve established community guidelines for commenting on our content. View those guidelines here.

Advertising Information

Our unique blend of news, reviews, and editorials attracts a wide variety of readers, offering an ideal space for brands to share their message.

Plus, with influencer marketing opportunities available with FanBolt’s Editor, Emma Loggins, your brand can engage with our audience in a more personalized and impactful way. Let’s partner together to drive your brand’s growth and success.

Learn more about advertising opportunities on FanBolt here.

FanBolt Editor-In-Chief

Emma Loggins

Editor-in-Chief: Emma Loggins

Email: Emma Loggins

Emma Loggins Sprinkle is the Founder and Editor in Chief of FanBolt. As a self-proclaimed “Geek Girl,” Emma has been writing about the entertainment industry for more than 20 years, with her work appearing on FanBolt, CNN, Autotrader, and a number of other publications. She’s also done on-camera host and media personality work for numerous fan and comic conventions as well.

As a major film nerd, Emma is also an active member of multiple film critics associations, including the Critics Choice Association, Southeastern Film Critics Association, Atlanta Film Critics Circle, and Georgia Film Critics Association.

Additionally, Emma has spoken on panels at SXSW and Dragon Con, been featured on podcasts such as NPR’s GPB News “All Things Considered” (speaking on the evolution of geek culture), hosted numerous film and television panels for Savannah College of Art, and hosted moderated panels for numerous television series, including Apple TV+’s Lessons in Chemistry and AMC’s The Walking Dead.

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Contact FanBolt

For more details about the site or press inquiries, don’t hesitate to get in touch with FanBolt Editor-in-Chief Emma Loggins.

Office Phone: 818-381-985

Last updated: September 28, 2023

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