About Us

Parkland Talk is located at:

Talk Media 
3111 N University Drive #429
Coral Springs FL 33065
(954) 551-9912

Sharon Baron – Editor

Sharon studied Journalism at Texas State University where she earned her degree. After years in sales, in 2010 she went back to her love and began creating community websites to bring local and timely news to the community with several websites:  The Woodlands Tamarac Tamarac Talk Coral Springs Talk and most recently Parkland Talk – two of which have been awarded Florida Press Association’s Best Non-Affiliated Blog of the year for several years.

Jason Perlow – Food Reviewer

Jason is a long-time foodie who spent 20 years in the New York City and New Jersey metro areas reviewing restaurants for The New York Times and his personal food blog, Off The Broiler, which he started in 2006 and ran for ten years. He is also the founder of eGullet, a popular food discussion site and not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2001, which was featured on Tony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” cable television program. As a technologist by profession, he writes the Tech Broiler blog for CBS’s ZDNet website.

Jen Russon – Writer

Jen Russon is a freelance writer and English Language Arts teacher. She has published two novels to Amazon Kindle and lives in Coral Springs with her family.

Joey Weisler – Writer

Joey Weisler is a native to the city of Parkland and a home-bred student of each of the Parkland schools (MSD class of 2013).  He has earned his BA in Communication Studies from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in 2017 and his MA in English: Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) in 2018.  He hopes to make huge strides as an up-and-coming secondary English/Language Arts instructor.

Joey is also a nationally distributed screenwriter.  Catch his Pilot, “The Abnormals”, on the South Florida PBS-WPBT Spring 2018 series “Filmmaker”.  “The Abnormals” is a drama filmed in Parkland with South Florida talent (2015).

Chris Brunner – Writer

Chris has been a contributing writer at Tamarac Talk and Coral Springs Talk since 2015 and begin in high school.  He is a resident of Coral Springs and is currently attending college as well as working at Parkland Talk.