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Ana Ammann: Publisher

Ana is a business consultant, published music journalist and advocate of women in the arts. With over 20 years of experience working with both new and established organizations in the areas of organizational development, community relations, marketing, technology development and leadership, she is responsible for growing OMN’s presence in the music community, establishing a “future proof” business infrastructure and ensuring that OMN continues to be THE source of information on all things related to music in Portland and throughout Oregon.

One of the original founding directors of Portland’s Rock & Roll Camp for Girls, today Ammann serves on the board of several arts focused non-profit organizations including Siren Nation Women’s Arts Festival, POWFest and SWAN Day/Support Women Artists Now Day.

Email her at ana@oregonmusicnews.com, and be sure to say hello if you see her out at a show!

Tom D’Antoni: Editor-In-Chief

With a career which includes network TV, newspapers, national magazines, network radio, and internet, Tom brings the experience of having interviewed thousands of musicians with him. Oregonians know him from his years as a Producer/Reporter on OPB’s Oregon Art Beat show. He wrote for the Oregonian newspaper from 1997 to 2009 and is a DJ on KMHD.

“There’s nothing else in the world I’d rather do with my life,” he said, “than bring the story of our musicians to the people who live and die by the music.”

Contact Tom at tomd@oregonmusicnews.com
Twitter: @TomDAntoni

Sunny Clark:  Features Writer, Columnist, Biographer, Project Manager

Sunny is a writer, filmmaker and history buff who has made Portland her home since 2011, joining Oregon Music News in 2012 where she enjoys all kinds of music, with a prediliction for promoting deserving talent and music education programs, along with cataloguing the artistry of the PNW Blues community for posterity. Sunny is also a serial entrepreneur, former manager of the iconic comedy improv The Second City in her native Toronto, and a distant cousin to Madonna, Beyoncé, Ryan Gosling and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Look for Sunny each summer at Waterfront Blues.

Contact: sunny@oregonmusicnews.com      More Stories  -  Twitter  -  Facebook  -  IMDb  

Kevin Tomanka: Managing Photography Editor, photographer/writer

Kevin Tomanka is a native Oregonian, bass player, and photographer who has participated in the Portland music scene for more than a decade. Now he enjoys the challenge of standing behind the lens and being lucky enough to freeze moments in time and share them with other music lovers.

 Henry Ammann: photographer

 Scott Cunningham: writer


 Holly Johnson: Musical Theatre writer

Holly Johnson has been writing about theater, including musicals, since 1977. She has also covered all the arts for newspapers in California, New York and Oregon, has written about travel and other subjects, and has free-lanced for Travel Oregon, the Oregonian, Sacramento Bee, Plaisirs de Vivre magazine and other publications.

Jason E. Kaplan: photographer

Jason E. Kaplan is a free-lance photojournalist. Based in Portland, Oregon, he is always looking for new ways to visually tell stories. You can find him online at jekphoto.com

 Christa Morletti McIntyre: writer

Christa is a Portland based arts journalist, chef of sandwiches, occasional backseat canoe paddler. She's a critic at Oregon ArtsWatch and does some work for other publications. Follow her on Twitter

Jeff Melton: writer

Staff Writer for Expose Magazine since 1995. Member of gnosis ranking group:gnosis2000.net Contributor to Prog Bazaar and All About Jazz.

 Anthony Pidgeon: photographer


Cervante Pope: writer

Twitter @ GhettoCross

Thea Prieto: writer

Thea Prieto was immersed in California’s Bay Area music scene for seven years, working at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, the Warfield Theater, the Regency Ballroom, the Fox Theater in Oakland, and the Berkeley Greek Theater, as well as Outside Lands and Treasure Island Music Festivals. She is currently earning her MFA in Creative Writing at Portland State University.

John Rudoff: photographer

Photography is a discipline that Rudoff first discovered as a teenager among the folk legends at Newport and one that he is still challenging himself to improve and refine every day. John Rudoff on Flickr.

Alaya Bash: writer

Alaya Wyndham-Price is a Portland native and a freelance writer. In addition she enjoys the challenge of helping Oregon Music News thrive as their Director of Business Development. She works with a small sales team in Portland, OR. Besides working on local ad sales and partnership strategy, she focuses on networking and business growth and development at a larger scale, with the aim of establishing sustainable funding for our rapidly growing small business. She likes live music, live nature and live humans, especially artist interviews. Want to advertise on OMN? Heck, want to underwrite us? We are super cool! Alaya is here to help, so go ahead and reach out! alaya@oregonmusicnews.com


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