SoWal Staff & Contributors
Collis hails from South Texas, but while living in North Carolina he came across SoWal.com on the web and after many days and nights following the community from afar, decided South Walton was the place for him and his wife to be. Now he shares with others through graphics, photos, and video.
Danny is SoWal.com's main music man, keeping up with all the local bands, musicians, and gigs. Quite a talented musician himself, he writes, records, and produces original tunes.
Gwen Break loves to write and she loves to keep up with almost everyone and almost everything going on in South Walton.
Jill is a long-time SoWal local transplanted from Georgia. She's a Jill of all trades at SoWal.com. In addition to writing and editing, Jill also is part of the marketing team for SoWal Partners and SoWal Social Media. Jill enjoys writing movie scripts in her bit of spare time.
Joyce has been a professional writer for more than 10 years, but she started writing soon as she could hold a pencil. She says when she mentions to a stranger she is a writer looking for good stories -- BAM, she's got a friend. She wakes up each morning wondering if she'll meet someone who has a story begging to be told.
Captain Larry Pentel is a native of South Walton, growing up just 300 yards from the beach. Having fished the local waters for over 40 years, he is very familiar with all the different types of local fish, their habits, and most importantly - their habitats. DeadFishCharters.com
Lisa moved to the Emerald Coast from the Boston area. She loves the beach but also loves her New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox. Maine lobsters fear her.
Lynn's career includes stints with Architecture Magazine and Southern Living. She's been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Better Homes & Gardens, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Architectural Record and Coastal Living. Lynn lives in Seagrove and writes from a third-story tower with a glimpse of the Gulf of Mexico. 30A Style
Marla helps keep SoWal.com and beach lovers up to date with excellent writing and editing skills. She's a longtime South Walton Turtle Watch volunteer, outdoor enthusiast, and music lover.
A Gulf Coast native who now calls SoWal home, Susan spent much of her childhood traveling the world as the daughter of a Naval officer. Susan is known for her connection to area chefs, and her passion for promoting local farmers, businesses and artisans. 30AEATS.com
A Birmingham native, Teresa could never get enough of the beach so she moved to SoWal as soon as she could. She loves sharing all things SoWal with the world.
Stacy spends most of his time on the rivers near his Tennessee home, and on lonely mountain trails.
Whitney loves the beach and loves a good time. Her specialty is keeping up with and writing about what is happening on the food, nightlife, music, and social scene in the South Walton area. http://www.facebook.com/rowcomarketing