Editorial Team & Contributors

Steve Fink, Advising Editor

Steve Fink is a longtime CBS journalist who serves as the Director of News Programming and Promotion for CBS Local by day. He previously served as Managing Editor of CBSNewYork.com and WCBSTV.com before joining the company’s corporate digital team. His passion for  digital news standards and trends, combined  with his love for news-oriented studies made him an ideal advisor for the content and vision of StudyFinds.org.


StudyFinds.org Contributors:

Kate Ferguson is a Los Angeles local and freelance writer for a variety of genres. When she’s not writing, the UC Davis graduate is focused on pursuits of the entertainment industry, spin class, and hot sauce. Find her on social media @KateFerg.

Charles Hartwell is a freelance writer from Southern California. He is dedicated to providing fact-based articles on a range of subjects including environment, sports, politics, and music.

Sarah Hockel is a freelance writer and aspiring author. She likes to write articles that focus on happiness, animal rights and social issues. In her free time, she likes cooking, playing with dogs and spreading compassion through her blog Vegaprocity. As a recent graduate, Sarah is ready to keep learning and build her writing portfolio.

Terra Marquette is a Denver-area freelance writer and editor. Her love of almost every subject led her to a degree in journalism, followed by science-based writing and editing as well as fact-filled library research. In her free time, she enjoys long nature walks and creating healthy meals for her family.

Calum McKinney is a writer and content creator focused on emerging technologies, natural history, and art. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his cat, Maggie.

Ron Rocky is a freelance writer from Los Angeles, California. An ardent science lover and empiricist, he’s always on the lookout for the newest discoveries and innovations. In addition to working for StudyFinds.org, he works as a tax preparer and a journalist. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games and basketball.

Ben Renner is freelance writer based in Denver, Colorado. He manages and edits websites and produces content marketing pieces and website content for a variety of clients in multiple industries. Ben is a huge sports fan and Seattle native. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

Daniel Steingold is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles, CA. His work has appeared in a handful of publications and self-promoted projects; one of the latter includes The Article Review. He is a fairly recent graduate of Loyola Marymount University, who enjoys learning about everything under the sun in his free time.

Julia Travers is a journalist and author in Virginia. She writes for multiple online and print publications and has a degree in Literary and Cultural Studies from the College of William and Mary. Julia specializes in writing about scientific and technological innovations, developments in renewable energy, nature and socially and ecologically conscious arts. See more of her work at jtravers.journoportfolio.com.