Julie Jackson

Julie Jackson is a freelance photographer and artist in Columbus, Ohio. She brings her unique perspective to her work through an empathetic approach, producing organic photos that stand out. She has experience working with brands like the Cleveland Browns and Columbus Crew and enjoys the ability to spark emotion in other people that photography grants […]

Erica Thompson

Erica Thompson is an award-winning diversity reporter from Cincinnati, Ohio. She covers race, gender and the economy for as Features Editor at The Columbus Dispatch and contributes to the USA Today network. Her articles have appeared on Billboard.com, Mic.com and HuffPost.com. She also wrote for Sister 2 Sister magazine before the publication folded in 2014. […]

Jaelani Turner-Williams

Jaelani Turner-Williams is a contributing news writer for Okayplayer. With a strong background in freelancing, Jaelani has amassed bylines at Billboard, MTV News, NYLON, Recording Academy and more. She is native of Columbus and recently graduated from The Ohio State University. Jaelani Turner-Williams’s Profile | Okayplayer Journalist | Muck Rack

Mikeisha Daché

Mikeisha Daché is a copywriter and freelance journalist based in Columbus, Ohio. With a unique and authentic approach to storytelling, Mikeisha amplifies brand voices and campaign narratives with her fresh, compelling natural tone in her copywriting. In her journalism, she focuses on culture at the intersection of fashion and music, as well as highlighting narratives […]