Contributors

chris-perez-citygram-austinChris Perez

Founding Editor & Chief Digital Officer
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Chris Perez is an electrical engineer turned writer / photographer (and now founding editor of Citygram) thanks to the creative culture and community of Austin, TX.
 
He aims to showcase the talent and lifestyles of this great city by sharing inspiring stories from the very people who inspire him.
 
 

tolly-moseley-austineavesdropper-citygram-austinTolly Moseley

Culture & Lifestyle Columnist
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Tolly Moseley is a freelance writer and journalist in Austin, TX.
 
With a focus on arts/culture and life, her work has appeared in Salon, Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine, on NPR Austin, and more.
 
She is also the voice behind the popular blog Austin Eavesdropper, and one half of the aerial silks performance duo Vayu Aerials.

 

lauren-modery-hipstercrite-citygram-austinLauren Modery

Culture & Lifestyle Columnist
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Lauren is a freelance writer and screenwriter from Austin, Texas.
 
She was born in Central NY during the Reagan administration and as a child enjoyed wearing suits and fantasized about being middle-aged Jewish men, most notably four out of the five Marx Brothers, Rod Serling and Woody Allen.
 
She co-wrote and co-produced the feature film Loves Her Gun. Her work has appeared in several outlets including The Guardian, and xoJane.

joanna-wilkinson-keepaustinstylish-citygram-austinJoanna Wilkinson

Fashion & Style Columnist
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From the first time she twirled around in her Grammy’s vintage petticoats, Joanna Wilkinson has forever since had a love for fashion.
 
Since graduating from the University of Texas with a degree in Radio TV Film, she uses her love of telling stories with both words and visuals to chronicle the fashion scene in Austin with her blog, Keep Austin Stylish.

 
 

veronica-meewes-citygram-austinVeronica Meewes

Food & Beverage Columnist
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Veronica Meewes is a freelance writer and photographer in Austin, TX.
 
Specializing in lifestyle, travel and food her work has appeared in several outlets including Forbes Travel Guide, Serious Eats, and The Today Show.
 
Veronica spent her childhood in New Jersey, and traveled around the country before deciding on the sunny capital of Texas.
 
 

jess-simpson-forgivingmartha-citygram-austinJess Simpson

Gluten-Free Dining Columnist
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Jess Simpson is a passionate baker, cook and gluten-free eater.
 
As a lover of all that’s local, seasonal and full of flavor, she loves to create things in her own kitchen and sample all the gluten-free & dairy-free eats Austin has to offer.
 
She features photography and recipes from her baking and cooking on her drool-inducing blog, Forgiving Martha and also writes a series on CamilleStyles.com called The Perfect Bite.

amy-lynch-onesmartpoptart-citygram-austinAmy Lynch

Inspirational Columnist
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Amy Lynch is an Austin-based writer focusing on culture, design, travel, green living and conscious consumerism.
 
Her work has appeared in/on The Huffington Post, Milkshake, and CNBC.com.
 
She provides editorial and commercial writing services for local and national brands and blogs, and she’s in the final throes of finishing her first novel.

 
 

sarah-stacey-citygram-austinSarah Stacey

Interior Design Columnist
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Sarah Stacey is the lead designer at Sarah Stacey Interior Design — a design firm with a clean, playful, contemporary aesthetic that creates fun spaces for every member of the family.
 
Sarah has a true knack for craft – with an ability to incorporate unique, handmade elements into her designs.
 
She loves movies, participating in sing-a-longs at the Alamo Drafthouse, and sharing more of her work at sarahstaceydesign.com

 

alex-carrasco-citygram-austinDr. Alejandra Carrasco

Health & Nutrition Columnist
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Alejandra Carrasco, M.D. is the founder of Nourish Medicine, an innovative medical practice here in Austin, TX that attends to all aspects of an individual’s life, including health, family, community, nutrition, exercise, stress reduction, self-care, and renewal.
 
“Dr. Alex” is passionate about helping patients tap into the awesome wisdom of the body through Integrative and Functional Medicine. She is board certified in Family Medicine, as well as Integrative and Holistic Medicine.

 

jamie-smith-citygram-austinJamie Smith

City Developments Columnist
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Jamie Smith is a writer and content strategist based in Austin, TX.
 
She writes for and about people and organizations doing innovative work in the fields of arts and culture, design, social justice, travel, and technology.
 
If she’s not writing, she’s probably at a book club meeting, traveling through cities large and small, or trying to tackle Austin’s outsized hills on her bike.
 

hilary-pearson-Citygram_Austin_2014-757Hilary Pearson

Editorial Assistant / Photographer
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Hilary Pearson is a senior journalism student at the Univesity of Texas Austin with interests in photography and graphic design. She is passionate about working with Austin’s creative and collaborative community and never underestimates the restorative power of a quadruple shot latte.