Lookout Santa Cruz meet the team

  • Ken Doctor is the founder and CEO of Lookout Santa Cruz and its parent company, Lookout Local Inc.

  • An award-winning journalist, Tamsin is excited to bring her passion for local journalism to Santa Cruz.

  • Ashley Harmon (she/her) comes to Lookout Santa Cruz with six years of Santa Cruz County partnership and communications...

  • Jamie Garfield (Keil) (she/her) comes to Lookout Santa Cruz with nine years of education & community engagement...

  • Wallace Baine is Lookout’s City Life Correspondent, covering arts, music and culture, as well as the people who make...

  • Over the past 15 years since she made Santa Cruz her home, Lily has fallen deeply in love with its rich food culture,...

  • Mark Conley is the Deputy Managing Editor for Lookout Santa Cruz.

  • An award-winning journalist and journalism educator, Jody brims with ideas and energy about how to bring our community...

  • A veteran editor and jack-of-all-trades journalist, Will McCahill’s previous stops include ESPN, Newser and the San Jose...

  • Hillary covers education issues at TK-12 schools, UC Santa Cruz and Cabrillo College for Lookout.

  • Max Chun is a locally grown reporter with an eye for community activism, human interest stories, and anything Santa...

  • Over the past decade, Christopher Neely has built a diverse journalism résumé, spanning from the East Coast to Texas...

  • Kevin Painchaud is a professional photographer. He has shot for various publications for the last 30 years.

  • Christian Abraham (he/him/his) comes to Lookout with abundant experience in helping local organizations establish an...

  • Izzy has come to Lookout after graduating UCSC where she studied Sociology and Latin American studies.

  • Brittany joins lookout after finishing her Bachelors in Marketing at California State University, Monterey Bay last...

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