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Carol Gipson
Chief Editor

Carol Stead is Fortune Business Insights News Blog’s Chief Editor. She has been a reporter and editor at Carol since 2004. She won the Board of Governors Award there in 1974. As a reporter, Carol covered courts, education and Queen’s Park. She has served as Column lead, Sub Editor Editor and was named first Chief Editor. In those roles, Carol faced several journalistic and legal challenges. She was one of the members of the Code of Conduct Panel.  Carol looks forward to great things to come at FBI News Blog.

Address: Pacific St, Monterey, CA 93940
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 831-390-3901

Nicole Nelson
Sub Editor

Nicole is the sub-editor of Fortune Business Insights News Blog. She has a keen eye for all things legislative, and an appreciation for the inner workings of the sector. She's also the lead of FBI's twice-weekly Capital Service newsletter that offers a Friday rundown of what occurred that week in the assembly, and what to watch for or read in the week ahead about the White House.

Address: 205 Van Buren St, Monterey, CA 93940
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 831-896-3892


Mandy Gonzales

Mandy Nelson joined Fortune Business Insights News Blog in 2009 as a Digital Content Editor and has evolved with the ever-changing online news sector. Currently, she manages across all the digital platforms and social media. A believer of core journalism, she has worked on such major events such as the death of Michael Jackson, the Royal Wedding, the Boston Marathon bombings, and a lot more. She graduated top of her class from Humber College’s journalism program and studied communications at the University of Georgia.

Address: 61 Fishermans Wharf #1, Monterey, CA 93940
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 831-324-2312

Richard Hutson

Richard from Canada joined Fortune Business Insights News Blog in October 2016. He is a former reporter with the Toronto Star, with a brief time in the newsrooms of The Canadian Press and The Star Halifax. Richard has experience reporting in finance and foreign affairs. Richard has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Carleton University and a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of King’s College. In the meantime, he is usually running, playing golf, or catching up on a book.

Address: 574 Munras Ave Ste 20, Monterey, CA 93940
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 831-389-3821

Darryl Martin

Darryl Flanagan joined Fortune Business Insights News Blog in 2018 after five years leading the digital efforts of The Washington Post. While in his hometown of North Dakota, Darryl covered high-profile local stories including the emergence of the opioid crisis as a local issue. He also had a crucial role in getting digital coverage of past state and federal elections. Darryl has a degree in journalism and contemporary studies from North Dakota University. 

Address: 419 Rifle Range Rd, Monterey, CA 93944
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 831-231-2311

Jay Timmons

Jay joined the Fortune Business Insights News Blog team in 2018. Prior to that, he wore many hats at local news journal in his hometown. Jay has covered several important local stories in his career, including the story of a young girl who was born without an immune system, etc. Currently, he writes for Aerospace column.  He received a diploma in journalism, print, and new media from St. Clair College When not working, Jay enjoys playing video games and listening to k-pop.  

Address: 351 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 831-301-2372

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Author Contacts:

Carol Gipson- Email: [email protected] | Phone: +1 831-390-3901
Nicole Nelson- Email: [email protected] | Phone: +1 831-896-3892
Mandy Gonzales- Email: [email protected] | Phone: +1 831-324-2312
Richard Hutson- Email: [email protected] | Phone: +1 831-389-3821
Darryl Martin- Email: [email protected] | Phone: +1 831-231-2311
Jay Timmons- Email: [email protected] | Phone: +1 831-301-2372