Rebecca Adler is a freelance journalist and one of PT’s regular Sacramento, CA correspondents

Erik Aker is a professor of Humanities and freelance writer from San Diego, CA.

Amity Bacon is a San Francisco-based writer and editor. She is formerly PT’s Assistant Editor.

Roberta Barth is a veteran California journalist. She is a contributor to several regional and national publications.

Rosalyn Crain is a freelance writer and policy associate for a Washington, D.C. trade association.

Gina Diorio is a freelance writer with a professional background in government and politics. Her work appears in several national and regional publications.

Kathy Finn is a freelance journalist and writer living in New Orleans. Colleen Flannery is a journalist in Sacramento, CA and a graduate of UC Davis.

John Foley is a freelance journalist, editor and writer from San Francisco, CA.

Ethan Goffman is the “Discovery Guides” editor for Proquest CSA. He writes about Maryland politics and environmental issues for a variety of publications.

Raheem F. Hosseini is a reporter and columnist living in Folsom, CA. Donna Jackel is a freelance journalist living in Rochester, NY. Her work on women’s issues, health, history and social justice appears regularly in publications across the country.

Joy Matthews is a Case Law graduate and journalist from Cleveland, OH.

James Pethoukis is a Senior Writer for US News and World Report.

Geoff Pingree, a professor at Oberlin College, is a writer, photographer and documentary filmmaker.

Jana Saastad is a freelance journliast based in Sacramento, CA. Her work appears in numerous magazines and newspapers.

Dan Schwartz is PT’s Publisher. He is also the CEO of and Chairman and CEO of AVCJ Group in Hong Kong. Dan has an AB from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, an MBA from Columbia, and a JD from Boston University.

Kennedy Smith is a business writer living in Portland, OR.

Howard Unger earned his Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy. He is currently a freelance journalist in New York City and a regular contributor to Policy Today.