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Dyllan Furness

Dyllan Furness is a freelance writer and born-again Floridian based in Tampa. He covers the Tampa Bay Area’s development boom for 83 Degrees, with an eye out for sustainable and community-driven initiatives. 

Chris Kuhn

Chris Kuhn is a freelance writer, editor and blogger who resides in the northern ‘burbs of Tampa with her husband and a rambunctious Shih Tzu. She is a frequent contributor to area print and online publications and previously served as editor for a local women’s publication. A graduate of Florida State University, Chris has been published nationally and written two books, her most recent, an anthology celebrating public art as a central focal point for storytelling across various Florida communities, including Tampa. When she is not writing, Chris loves checking out art, movies and museums, and discovering new Thai restaurants.

Justine Carlisle

Justine Carlisle is a writer and social media manager who lives in the sunny Hyde Park neighborhood of Tampa. She grew up in New Jersey and then Florida, graduating from the University of South Florida with a BA in English. She aspires to become a Jeopardy! champion and enjoys reading, kickboxing, taking her dog on long walks, and photography. Follow her on Twitter at @JustineinTampa. Justine enjoys telling stories and writing profiles about Tampa Bay's emerging technology and innovation news scene and entrepreneurs.

Marty Clear

Marty Clear has been writing for various publications in the Tampa Bay area for more than 40 years, mostly covering the performing arts. He studied journalism at the University of South Florida and works nights at downtown Tampa’s legendary Hub bar. He goes to theater, dance and opera every chance he gets (in other words, any time he can afford it or he can cop a free ticket). He used to own a record store/ live music venue in Ybor City called Blue Chair. The first thing you may notice about him is that he’s 6’7”, and to answer your question, no, he doesn’t play basketball. He writes about West Tampa and other topics for 83 Degrees. Follow him on Twitter @martinclear.

Caitlin Albritton

Caitlin Albritton is a freelance writer based in Tampa with a BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and a MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. When she's not looking at art throughout town, she can be found making it. You can keep up with her visual art on Instagram @caitlinalbritton or on her website.

Amber Sigman

Amber Sigman is a photographer with over 16 years experience covering both small-town and international stories; from a Florida woman visiting her native Cuba, to sacred spots in Thailand, and underwater adventures in Florida’s springs. Amber also taught photography to teenagers with the theme “The World is Your Classroom” in Southeast Asia honoring both her love for education, and diversity. When she isn’t taking pictures, she can sometimes be found globetrotting, snorkeling, or volunteering with animals.

Hannah Farrow

Hannah Farrow is a freelance writer in the Tampa Bay Area. When she's not writing, you can find her working out, by the water, or in a local cafe reading Patti Smith. View more of her work on Hannah's blog.

Alex English

Alex English is a Tampa native who has lived in Sarasota, Seattle, New York, Bordeaux and Milan. He is passionate about urban development, retail and style, and publishes Remarqed, a personal blog on those subjects.

Kenya Woodard

Kenya Woodard is a Hoosier girl who’s called the Sunshine State home for 12 years now. She’s a South Tampa foodie who loves cats, margaritas, and Old School R&B music. A native of Gary, Ind., she and a famous king of music are fourth step-cousins sixth removed. Or something like that. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @kenyawoodard.

Christopher Curry

Chris Curry is a freelance writer living in Clearwater. Chris spent more than 15 years as a newspaper reporter, primarily in Ocala and Gainesville, before moving back home to the Tampa Bay Area. He enjoys our local music scene, great weather and the wealth of outdoor festivals.

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Patrick Kelly

Patrick Kelly is a writer and editor for 83 Degrees Media in the Tampa Bay region of Florida.

Pamela Varkony

Pamela Varkony is a feature writer for 83 Degrees Media in the Tampa Bay region of Florida.

Andrea Rios

Andrea Rios, a journalism major at the University of South Florida, is an intern and writer for 83 Degrees Media in the Tampa Bay region of Florida.

Cheryl Rogers

Cheryl Rogers is a freelance writer and editor who enjoys writing about careers. An ebook author, she also writes Bible Camp Mystery series that shares her faith. She is publisher of New Christian Books Online Magazine and founder of the Mentor Me Career Network, a free online community, offering career consulting, coaching and career information. 
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