Parkland Talk is part of Talk Media and provides news, views, and political coverage since 2012. First Place Winner of the Florida Press Club’s Online Independent Website in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Our Contributing Writers
Sharon Aron Baron
Sharon studied Journalism at Texas State University, where she earned her degree. After years in sales, in 2010, she went back to her love. She began creating and writing websites to bring local and timely news to the community with several sites: The Woodlands Tamarac Tamarac Talk, Coral Springs Talk, and Parkland Talk. Contact Sharon
Jill is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. Fox worked as the Digital Marketing Manager for NBC Miami and represented NBC Universal by acting as the Operations Manager for the South Florida Region of GE Women’s Network.
A true Floridian, Fox grew up in Ormond Beach, Florida, and earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Advertising from the University of Miami. She lives in Parkland with her husband, Brian, and two children. Contact Jill
Anne Geggis is a Margate resident and has been a newspaper reporter for 30 years, most recently at the Sun-Sentinel. She graduated from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt., with a double major in journalism and sociology. Contact Anne
Selene Raj is a Coral Springs resident, writer, activist, and student pursuing her Master’s Degree in Mass Communications at Florida International University. She’s also a Parkland business owner. Contact Saraana.
Jason is a Coral Springs resident and 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 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 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. Contact Jason
Before moving to Coral Springs and being promoted to a stay-at-home dad of three lovely children, Tim Priester was a TESOL and writing instructor at both the college and elementary schools. His passion for writing has meant being featured in both online and print media. Contact Tim.
Matt Rothman is a 2018 graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from Long Island, he moved to Parkland shortly after high school. Matt has also worked for the Naples Herald and Collier Sports Insider. His goal is to travel to every Major League Baseball stadium and multiple US Open finals. Contact Matt
Jen Russon is a Coral Springs resident, freelance writer, and English Language Arts teacher. She has published two novels to Amazon Kindle and lives in Coral Springs with her family. Contact Jen.
Joey Weisler is a native to Parkland and a homebred student of each of the Parkland schools (MSD class of 2013). He has earned his BA in Communication Studies from Florida Atlantic University in 2017 and his MA in English: Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University in 2018. He currently instructs English Composition at the college level. Contact Joey.
Ryan Yousefi has lived in Coral Springs for over 30 years. He has worked as a writer for multiples outlets over the years, including the Miami New Times, where he has covered sports and culture since 2013. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business Healthcare Management from Western Governors University. Contact Ryan.
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