FanBolt Staff

Emma Loggins
Editor In Chief
Emma Loggins is the Editor in Chief of FanBolt. As an internationally recognized "Geek Girl", Emma updates daily on the latest entertainment news, her opinions on current happenings in the media, screening/filming opportunities, inside scoops and more. She’s been writing on the world of geekdom and pop culture since 2002! She's also worked as an on-camera correspondent for various fan conventions, is considered one of the top Atlanta bloggers, and is also the founder of the design and marketing agency Excite Creative Studios.
Jennifer Steele
Senior Writer
Jenn is a contributing writer for Having been raised Geek Orthodox, Jenn has a love of most things sci-fi. Thanks to Georgia Tech, she also has an honest appreciation for the “sci” as well as the “fi”. Her current favorite shows include, but are not limited to: Doctor Who, Being Human, Sleepy Hollow, and various Joss Whedon offerings.
Michael McKinney
Film Critic
Michael McKinney graduated from the The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in Film. Michael has worked in television for over 30 years at stations in San Antonio, Dallas, and Atlanta. In 2011 he founded his weekly review blog Last One To Leave The Theatre and also became the film critic for WUPA-TV’s website ATLCW.TV, writing Preview This! a weekly look at movies coming out and long-form reviews of film concentrating on Indie films. Michael also writes long-form reviews and does interviews for the website. Michael co-hosts the weekly ATLas podcast with Shakefire’s Matt Rodriquez and FanBolt’s Emma Loggings where they review movies, talk about the weekend box office and discuss local film events happening in Atlanta, GA. Michael has covered the L.A. Film Festival, SXSW Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Macon Film Festival, Savanah Film Festival, and the Rome International Film Festival.
Ashley Dye
Ashley is a content writer and pop culture fanatic from the Bluegrass (and bourbon) state. She is a mother, adventurer, and probably a Disney princess or Marvel superhero - at least in her mind.
Andrew Stevens
Contributing Writer
Andrew Stevens is a Guest Editor at FanBolt for Gaming and Technology. He has over 8 years of experience working within the gaming industry which includes time at Bethesda Softworks. His unique view of the industry and passion for gaming can be found within each one of his editorials. Andrew also loves PC gaming and enjoys tinkering with new hardware. He also can’t get enough speed when it comes to racing games and doesn’t mind navigating through swarms of bullets in any shmup. He considers Rez as the greatest game ever. Andrew's opinions are his own and do not reflect the opinions of his place of employment.
Contributing Writer
Jacob is a contributor to FanBolt. He updates on entertainment news, reviews books and movies, and keeps everybody up-to-date in the world of comedy. He’s been a member of FanBolt since 2009 and started writing posts shortly thereafter! He also thinks Norm MacDonald is the funniest man alive.
Contributing Writer
Sefket is obsessed with watching sitcoms such as 90's shows (EveryBody Loves Raymond, Friends, Boy Meets World, etc.), and he loves watching current shows such as Girl Meets World and Once Upon a Time. He even runs his own website for 'Girl Meets World' which is: Sefket am quite a computer nerd as I'm always on. I also love the movie industry. I love horror, drama, comedy, and romance. Besides these, I love to exercise, love to swim, and go bowling.
Contributing Writer
Mar is 31 years old and her favorite shows include: Once Upon A Time, Girl Meets World, Switched at Birth, Baby Daddy, Scream Queens and Pretty Little Liars. Her full time job is babysitting my 3 year old nephew Monday – Friday. She's also an admin of which is a fan site for Girl Meets World. In her free time she loves working keeping fans up to date on Girl Meets World as well as spending time with her family and two cats.
Dan Carroll
Contributing Writer
Dan Carroll is a life-long nerd and promoter of the nerd community in the Southeast. He's single ladies, but not a single lady. He love classic horror, silver age comics, most shows on TV, and has a reputation for having the worst taste in music.
Sarah Cudlipp
Contributing Writer
Sarah is a personal assistant who spends all of her free time writing and tweeting. If you can't find her, she's off live tweeting all her favorite shows and then writing about them. She's also a huge shipper! Romance and action are her favorite combination in any show.
Robert Arriaga
Contributing Writer
Robert is a sports fan, loves going to concerts, obtaining autographs, and attending musicals. His favorite sport is baseball, favorite musical is "Wicked", and his favorite TV shows are "Gilmore Girls", "Seinfeld", "Veronica Mars", "Everybody Loves Raymond", "King of Queens", and "Impractical Jokers". His favorite type of music is pop/rock and folk and some of his favorite singers are Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson, Kate Voegele, and Gavin DeGraw. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor's of Business Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso.


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