Madeline Skipp is from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mady is a graduate from St. Pius X High School (2020) is currently a third-year junior at the University of New Mexico working towards a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Communications and Journalism with an emphasis in Media Study, and double minoring in Management and Dance. She hopes to continue her path by gaining employment in the media and advertising in the fashion companies, as well as continuing her modeling and dancing career. Mady enjoys art, traveling, watching sports, exercise, and is a D1 athlete on UNM's Dance Team given the title as a Leader.
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Meg Vlaun has an MS in Human Resources and an MA in Literature. She has taught English Literature and Composition at Northern Virginia Community College and Minot State University. She currently tutors at Central New Mexico Community College and takes classes in Creative Writing at the University of New Mexico. She will begin her MFA in Creative Writing at Regis University later this year. Meg is a military spouse and mother of two teens. When she is not reading or writing, she likes to run, camp, travel, bird watch, eat and sleep.
Restaurant Review Specialist | Videographer | Editor | Photographer | Director of Operations
Kailee Pete went to the International Culinary Center where she attended La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana in Colorno, Italy. She worked in many kitchens, from Michelin-starred restaurants in the Italian Alps to Italian Salumeria’s in Brooklyn and Catering at Intel. She learned business management and visual merchandising through working with companies such as Kate Spade New York, Anthropologie, and Brooklyn Industries. She gained a visual eye and later on operational approach through these experiences, along with learning the importance of team building and strategy.
Videographer | Editor | Photographer | Graphic Designer | Journalist
Raiden Ruiz Graduated High School from West Mesa in 2009, New Mexico Highlands University (B.A.) in 2012, University of New Mexico (M.A.) in 2015, and Received his Commission from the University of New Mexico in 2019. Raiden started his first business in 2015 after graduating with his master’s degree in Organizational, Information, and Learning Science while specializing in Business Improvement with Technology & social media. Raiden has a technical background and worked at D.O.D. Space Force as the Software Asset Manager. Raiden enjoys sports and played collegiate football and rugby. Raiden is a lifelong continuous learner and always encourages everyone to, “Make the Seemingly Impossible, Possible.” -Raiden Apollo Ruiz, 2013.