Christian Benedetto, Jr.
My name is Christian Benedetto, Jr., and I was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in November 2013. In the nearly 25 years that have passed since my military service with the United States Marine Corps in the First Gulf War and the early 1990s, I felt something was terribly wrong with me, yet I believed I was hiding it well. (read more)
David is a 25-year veteran of journalism. He has worked as a sports writer and editor for major metropolitan newspapers and national magazines. Before starting his own media consulting company, David served as a Senior Deputy Editor at ESPN The Magazine, where he worked on two National Magazine Award winning editorial teams. (read more)
Craig is a long-time newspaper and magazine editor and administrator, who worked for ESPN The Magazine for almost 20 years as director of research and then managing editor. These days, he works as a grants writer-editor at Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information. He also has his own consulting company, Winston Editorial Services, through which he works with websites and media consultancies in New York on various research and reporting projects.
Ellen has spent 25 years working on both the client and agency side with a broad range of corporations and several nonprofits in planning, developing and executing marketing and advertising campaigns. Since 2017 she has been the publisher and editor in chief of a hyperlocal lifestyle magazine that focuses on the interesting stories that make residents proud to call Maplewood and South Orange, NJ home while continuing to consult with clients on marketing communications in both print and online.