Emily Elmquist: Emily is a wife and ‘momtrepreneur’ of two amazing kiddos, who loves all things science, fiction, science-fiction, and fantasy! When left unattended, she can be caught digging into nature with her kids, nerding out about theories with her husband, playing games with friends, or belting Disney music.
Elisabeth Thorpe: Elisabeth is a stay at home mom with a passion for good writing, great conversation, cooking good food, and researching lore. When not taking care of her son and the family pets, she can often be found writing, discussing nerdy topics online, or posting screenshots of her various gaming exploits on her Instagram.
Lindsay Stearn: Lindsay is a single mother of an amazing 10-year-old girl, pharmacy specialist, and nursing student. She enjoys reading non-fiction, creating mixed media art, whether that be on the wall or on a dinner plate, and growing stronger with CrossFit and swimming with her daughter. She’s usually supporting local entrepreneurs and helping them vend their wares, or can be found at a local farmers market with her daughter. When they aren’t mapping out steampunk or anime costumes and going to conventions she is trying to catch up on all the fandoms she ascribes to and loves learning more about the mythology and methodology of their creators and followers.
Daniel Poppie: Daniel hails from Wisconsin. He enjoys most things, especially if they allow him to be creative. His favorite person is his wife. His favorite food is steak. His favorite drink is coffee. Catch him weekly as the host of “How to Write Good.” Learn more about him at danielpoppie.com!
Kim Meyer: Kim’s mission in life is giving back and serving others. She’s done this first as an educator and now a health and wellness coach. She’s now joining the team at Public House Media as the host of Choose to RiSE. You can follow her for more on FB at @Choosetoriseup
Ryan Piers: Ryan is a play-by-play broadcaster, calling games on the BIG EAST Digital Network, the NCAA, and multiple high schools. He’s also a news anchor and reporter for a radio station in downstate Illinois. A die-hard fan of all Chicago sports, Ryan thought he could die happy when the Cubs won the World Series, but now greedily wants them to win a second. Goofy, conversational and just looking for a good time, Ryan is the perfect fit for Completely Serious.
Rachel Mullins: Rachel lives in Los Angeles where she wears many hats as an actress, model, and producer. She has been working in the fashion and entertainment business for over half her life with no signs of stopping. Her personal philosophy is; “This Town Holds No Glitter”! She proud to be the host of “No Filter Friday” on Public House Media.
Jonathan Lauder: Jonathan is a broadcaster and media professional with over a decade of experience in the industry. He’s worked for Major League Baseball, the NBA, the Wall Street Journal, as well as multiple media outlets throughout the tri-state area. He currently works as a Technical Producer and News Anchor for Bloomberg Radio.
Geoff Chiles: Geoffrey is the Director of Broadcasting and Social Media at Division Three Trine University in Indiana. Growing up in the frigid winters of Michigan kept him indoors where, despite having no athletic ability, he fell in love with ice hockey. In addition to the puck, he calls basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, and more. He’s also passionate about movies, fashion, and cooking. A proud University of Michigan alumnus as well as Syracuse University for his master’s degree, you’ll make friends with him forever if you’re engaged in all college sports and the NHL. Find him on Twitter: @GeoffJChiles.
Matt Coyne: Matt, originally hails from Pittsburgh, PA and just relocated with his wife and two daughters to Northeastern, WI. Matt has been in student ministry for almost 10 years and has always found sports as a great way to connect with students. Shortly after moving to WI, Matt met Baxter Colburn, who he co-hosts with on “The Cheap Seats” on Fridays. He played rugby for 6 years and coached for 3 and is looking forward to giving this awesome sport some well-deserved airtime!
Max Wolpoff: Max is a student at Boston University with roots in the Washington, D.C. area. He continues to follow D.C. sports despite all the accompanying health hazards. Follow him on Twitter, @Max_Wolpoff, to see his suit of the game for every broadcast.
Gerry Strauss: Gerry brings his experience as both an entertainment and on-air personality to Public House Media with “Hollywood Happy Place”, a pop culture-driven oasis from the troubles of the world. Every episode, Gerry kicks back and chats with your favorite names from TV, movies, music, and sports and invites you to come along for the ride.
Katie Hoehne: Katie, a Wisconsin native, has lived in Chicago for over 5 years. She is deeply involved in the Chicago art scene but also loves working for the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Fire. Katie is delighted to join the Public House Media family as co-host of Coffee with Keith & Katie.”
Keith Hoehne: Keith was born and raised in Wisconsin but currently resides in Chicago where he has held numerous positions in the sports and entertainment industry. He’s honored to be a part of Public House Media and to co-host Coffee with Keith & Katie. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter @KeithHoehne.
Sam Kirby: Sam is a student at UW-Milwaukee studying Filmmaking and Advertising. When he was in high school, the movie theater was like his second home. If he wasn’t catching the latest flick, he was playing saxophone in the theater lobby. He’s seen over 100 new films in the past two years. He loves to review movies, work on scripts and binge watch his favorite tv series. He’s thrilled to be the host of Cinema Stories with Sam Kirby on Public House Media.
Nicole Kelly: Nicole happened to be born without her left forearm. She stepped into the role of a public figure after winning the 2013 title of Miss Iowa and going on to compete at the 2014 Miss America Pageant. She is a total musical theater nerd, a political junkie, a Steve Martin fanatic, Oprah wanna-be, blonde- haired Norwegian 20something just looking to share stories with you. Nicole has proudly spoken at hundreds of K-12 schools, given educational lectures at universities across the country, and served as the emcee at the Kennedy Center’s celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is her mission to educate as many people as possible about those living with a physical difference. She is excited to host the show Loud & Proud on Public House Media.
Christian Heimall: Christian Heimall is a veteran sportscaster with almost 10 years of experience in the New York City market. A play-by-play and talk show host by trade, Christian’s most recent jobs include being the voice of the Manhattan College Jaspers, a post he held for six seasons, as well as the Promotions/Public Relations Manager for the Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am Independent League of Baseball, where he also held some play-by-play duties. He is a proud graduate of Hofstra University and WRHU-FM, the two-time Marconi Award winner for the top non-commercial radio station, as well as an even prouder cancer survivor who is honored to continue the fight for all those still in the battle.
Annie Skogan: Annie is going into her senior year at Onalaska High School. She grew up attending pageants within the Miss America Organization and in 2014 became eligible to compete. The Miss America Organization has allowed her to make a difference in her community through her personal platform, Feeding my Friends, Feeding my Community. The goal with her platform is to create awareness and prevention of childhood hunger through education. She is very excited to be hosting her first podcast. Follow Head Over Heels (Pageant Talk) on Twitter: @headoverheels00 and Instagram: @___headoverheels___ .
Jordenne Butler: Jordenne is an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Alabama double majoring in Public Relations and Communications Studies. Jordenne had competed in the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization since 2012. In 2015, Jordenne became Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen. Jordenne spent her year being Wisconsin’s goodwill ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as well as promoting her personal platform of LEAP for Success, a program that Jordenne developed for teens to reach their goals using leadership, empowerment, attitude, and perseverance. Follow on Twitter @headoverheels00 and on Instagram @___headoverheels___.
Baxter Colburn: Baxter has spent the last six years working across the country in sports broadcasting. From his time with Sports Radio America, to 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee, WI. He’s honored to host Verse of the Day and Public House Media Live. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter @BaxterColburn.