Meet Our Contributors
Kelly has been a professional writer and editor in the home and interior design space for over ten years.
Tennessee-based journalist Kristin Luna has worked as a writer and editor for 20 years, contributing to such publications as Southern Living, This Old House, Real Simple, Parade, Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and various other titles.
As a freelance writer who works from home, Marissa has a deep appreciation for the domestic space. Marissa is a lifestyle journalist with a focus on interiors and design. Her work has appeared in Apartment Therapy, Architectural Digest's Clever, Domino, Dwell, Lonny, Southern Living, The Washington Post, and Zillow.
Jenna Jonaitis is a professional freelance writer with over seven years of experience. She covers wellness, parenting, and lifestyle topics.
Lauren Wellbank is a freelance writer with more than a decade of experience in the mortgage industry. Her writing has also appeared on HuffPost, The Washington Post, Martha Stewart Living, and more. When she's not writing she can be found spending time with her growing family in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania.
Dina Cheney is a lifestyle writer and recipe creator, who has contributed to publications, including Good Housekeeping, Parents, Health, Men's Health, and SELF. She's also the author of six cookbooks: The New Milks, Mug Meals, Meatless All Day, Year-Round Slow Cooker, Williams-Sonoma New Flavors for Salad, and Tasting Club. When not writing or parenting her two middle-school-aged sons, Dina savors crossword puzzles, long walks and weight-training, cooking, deep conversations, and home renovation projects.
Deane has spent 30+ years in residential construction, contracting, remodeling, maintenance, and home repair, and now contributes DIY and educational articles as a freelancer and consultant for several publications, including Forbes Advisor and The Spruce.
Justine Harrington is an Austin-based writer with bylines in dozens of publications, including Forbes, Marriott Traveler, Real Simple Magazine, American Way, Travel + Leisure, Allrecipes, and many others.
Leah Lopez Cardenas
Whether she’s throwing a BBQ in the backyard or sprucing up the fireplace mantel for the season, having a beautiful place to gather with loved ones and rest and recharge at the end of each day is something Leah Lopez Cardenas cares about deeply. She’s written for brands like Daily Paws, Better Homes and Gardens, and Martha Stewart Living and can’t wait to continue writing about all things home.
As a technology enthusiast with a professional focus on smart home appliances and accessories, Lawrence Bonk keeps a keen eye on the home improvement innovation space. He is constantly searching for new and convenient ways for homeowners and renters to make the most of their domiciles and has written for publications such as Huffington Post, Engadget, CBS, and many more.
Having lived in California, New York, Germany, and now France, Audrey Bruno is no stranger to making a home in strange places. Whether she’s in a studio apartment in a bustling city or a house in the quiet countryside, her years of exploring the world of home improvement inform the way she approaches every space. Her writing covers a vast array of home and lifestyle subjects and has appeared in publications like Domino and SELF.
Barbara Bellesi Zito
Barbara Bellesi Zito is a freelance writer from Staten Island, NY, covering real estate investing and home improvement for Millionacres, Apartment Therapy, and others.
When Candace Nelson moved into her college dorm, her father, a master plumber, gave her a wrench set. She can fix a leaky toilet but earned degrees in journalism and nutrition instead. Find her work on The Spruce, Self, and Cheapism.
Gemma has been a freelance writer and editor in the home and lifestyle space for the past five years and has a bachelor's degree in communication studies.
Claudia Guthrie is a content editor for Angi who has an insatiable curiosity about everything, from what it takes to grow a thriving garden to DIY home decor. Her work has appeared in Food52, The Spruce, and Daily Paws.
Caroline Gilbert is the Director of Content & Editorial at Angi. She has over ten years of experience writing about the home, with published work in Real Simple and Virginia Living Magazine.
Kaitlyn Pacheco is a Content Editor at Angi. She has more than five years of experience writing for publications like Baltimore magazine and Ohio Today magazine, as well as editing book products for brands like Southern Living, Cooking Light, and Food & Wine. When she's not writing, she's planning her next trip to the beach or spending time with friends at a local brewery.
For the past ten years, Ginny Bartolone has encouraged readers to enhance their DIY skills in a wide range of home and lifestyle topics.
Morgan is a journalist, writer, and editor who has worked with Boston Globe Media Partners, Hearst, News Corp, Gannett, and Metro US.
Paige Bennett is a professional editor and writer with experience covering design, DIY projects, food, health, and travel, and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio University.
Adam Cervin is a certified arborist with Hartney Greymont in Needham, Massachusetts.
Adam Wire was a content editor from 2011 to 2017. During that time, he used his 17 years of journalism experience to check facts, correct errors and improve storytelling. He also assisted with curating content for Angie's List Magazine.
He graduated from Ball State University with a major in journalism, and he possesses a strong background in newspaper and magazine reporting and editing.
Adrian Turner is the indoor gardening specialist at Homestead Gardens, a garden center and landscaping company near Washington, D.C. He's a regular writer for the Experts Contributor Program.
Alan Ness is a Seattle-based architect and owner of Ten Directions Design , specializing in residential remodels and additions. He is a regular writer for the Experts Contributor Program .
Alexandra Frost Alexandra is a freelance journalist with a passion for home renovation, DIY, and lifestyle tips. She has written for publications such as Glamour, The Washington Post, Apartment Therapy, and more. When she's not chasing after her four young sons, she's catching up on the latest HGTV trend.
Alison is a Chicago-based writer who has spent the last seven years focusing her content on everything inside and outside the home.
Allie is an Austin-based content writer specializing in home improvement, renewable energy, and deregulated energy markets.
Amanda Bell, a former interactive media writer, crafted home maintenance, remodeling and lifestyle stories. Amanda graduated with a degree in magazine journalism from Ball State University.
Amanda has worked for newspapers across Indiana as a page designer, copy editor and reporter. She also has experience as an editor at a national trade organization publication covering the home improvement industry.
Amanda Push is a professional with over 8 years of experience.
Amber Guetebier As a California native living in a Minnesota world, Amber has learned the hard way what plants will actually survive the winter. She is an editor and writer with publications such as Red Tricycle, The Bold Italic, and her own blog about strange plants, Rotten Botany.
Ami Feller was born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa. She graduated from Iowa State University in 1997 with a BS in Transportation & Logistics and a BA in German. In 2010 she received her MBA from University of Phoenix. While attending Iowa State, her brother Scott started a roofing crew during the summers, and Ami went to work for him on the crew, eventually becoming the crew foreman. After graduation, she got a “real job” – Ami has worked at Wal-Mart, Caterpillar, Airborne/DHL Express and Coca-Cola.
Amy Pawlukiewicz Amy is a writer and editor with more than two decades of experience in the real estate field. Her hobbies include yoga, swimming, and spending time with her dog, husband, and many cats. She has a B.A. in English from Kenyon College and currently resides in Los Angeles.
Amy Smith is a window fashions designer for the Washington, D.C., branch of Decorview. She is a regular contributor to the Experts Contributor Program.
Andres Cuellar is the owner of Texas Professional Painting, an interior and exterior painting company located in San Antonio. He is a regular writer for the Experts Contributor Program.
Andy Kilborn Andy Kilborn has 20 years of experience in home repair and remodeling. He has experience in fixture installation, wall and siding repair, deck installation and repair, woodworking, and plumbing.
Andy Lindus is the chief operating officer of Lindus Construction/Midwest LeafGuard in the Twin Cities area. He's a regular contributor to the Experts Contributor Program .
Andy Sparhawk Andy Sparhawk is an award-winning writer and storyteller from Denver. When not on deadline, Andy tackles the challenges—and celebrates the triumphs—of homeownership as a loving husband and doting father.
Angela Brown Angela is a freelance real estate and personal finance writer. She's spent most of her adult life living in small apartments, so she's mastered the art of organizing and living in small spaces. She has written for multiple publications including FoxBusiness, Credible, and Lending Tree.
Angi Staff The Angi Content & Editorial team consists of researchers, editors, and producers who share a love of all things home.
Since 1995, Angie Hicks has been dedicated to helping consumers get the real scoop on local service companies and health providers. Inspired by the frustrations her co-founder had trying to find reliable contractors in suburban Columbus, Ohio, she started Angie's List 'now Angi' to help homeowners find who they should hire and who they should avoid.