Editorial Team & Contributors

Steve Fink, Editor-in-Chief & Founder

Steve Fink is a longtime journalist who previously served as Vice President of News Engagement for CBS Local. Beginning his career as a sports producer at WJZ-TV in Baltimore in 2001, he previously served as Managing Editor of CBSNewYork.com and WCBSTV.com before joining the company’s corporate digital team in 2010. A graduate of the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism, he currently resides in Baltimore with his wife and two children.

Chris Melore, Editor

Chris has been a writer, researcher, editor, and producer in the New York-area since 2006. He won a local Emmy award for his work in sports television in 2011. His work can be found across all StudyFinds websites.

Geoff Allen, ‘Study Finds Guy’

Geoff Allen, “The Study Finds Guy, has taken a winding road to get where he is today. He worked as a musician during his years at the University of Wisconsin in Madison then moved to Texas shortly after and played music for a living. He has been a General Manger of a Hotel, a technical support Manger for Hewlett Packard, a comedy song writer for country music stations, and a Digital Director for ABC Radio, and CBS Radio and TV. He continues to produce digital content and comedy music as a contributor to radio and digital properties – including StudyFinds as The Study Finds Guy! Geoff lives with his family in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.

Current StudyFinds Contributors:

John Anderer: John has been writing professionally for over 8 years. When he isn’t writing about the latest scientific studies, you can find him working on his first horror novel.

Shyla Cadogan is a recent graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition and Food Science. She is on her way to becoming a Registered Dietitian, with next steps being completion of a dietetic internship at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Shyla has extensive research experience in food composition analysis and food resource management. Her work is primarily published on GutNews.com and BrainTomorrow.com.

Faith A. Coleman, MD: Dr. Coleman is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and holds a BA in journalism from UNM. She completed her family practice residency at Wm. Beaumont Hospital, Troy and Royal Oak, MI, consistently ranked among the United States Top 100 Hospitals by US News and World Report. Dr. Coleman writes on health, medicine, family, and parenting for online information services and educational materials for health care providers. Her work is primarily published on BrainTomorrow.com and GutNews.com.

Benjamin Fearnow has written for Newsweek, The Atlantic & CBS during his New York City-based journalism career. He discusses tech and social media topics on cable news networks. His work can be found on StudyFinds.

Matt Higgins: A tortured Philadelphia sports fan, Matt was previously the digital managing editor for CBS Philly. He has been working in news for the last 15 years, including the last ten in digital. His work is published on SpaceChatter.com, BrainTomorrow.com, GutNews.com, and StudyFinds.

Katie Kinlin is a technical copywriter who loves all things space. She was an educator at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where she was inspired to pursue a career in aerospace. She helped test 73 internet satellites at OneWeb — all healthy and in Low Earth Orbit. Her work is published on SpaceChatter.com

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.

Judy Minkoff holds her doctorate in immunology and molecular pathogenesis from Emory University. She has over a decade of experience in preclinical laboratory settings working on viruses and vaccine development. She was a medical writer for two-and-a-half years and has been a freelance science writer and editor since 2016. She is passionate about music and is the founder and director of a professional NYC-based a cappella group called Stiletta. Also a mom, Judy resides in NYC with her husband and two children. Her work is primarily found on StudyFinds.

Jocelyn Solis-Moreira is a freelance journalist covering health and science. She has reported on various topics, including coronavirus news, women’s health, and neuroscience research. She is also a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Her stories have been published in Discover Magazine, Verywell Health, Live Science, among other publications. Her work is published on BrainTomorrow.com, GutNews.com, and StudyFinds.

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