Our Writers


Ray HananiaRay Hanania

Managing Editor
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Steve MetschSteve Metsch

Senior Editor
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Steve Neuhaus

Senior Photographer, Writer
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Aaron HananiaAaron Hanania

Student Affairs editor, writer, videographer

Aaron Hanania is the author of the Science Fiction novel “The King’s Pawn” published in 2018. Visit his website at www.Aaron411News.com for more information on his books, his writings and his videos.
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David OrmsbyDavid Ormsby

Writer, author, media consultant
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Our staff of writers is growing. If you are interest in joining us as an author, contributing writer and blogger, contact Ray Hanania at rghanania@gmail.com with your bio and experience and the topics you wish to focus on and write about.


Gustavo Rosales

Writer, editor, videographer

Gustavo RosalesGustavo Rosales is a former Spanish-language TV reporter and editor who currently freelances articles in English and Spanish on issues in Chicago, the Chicago suburbs and Illinois.

Rosales has a specialty of covering Hispanic Community issues in both English and Spanish and producing videos of his writings and interviews.


Rosemaria DiBenedetto

Rosemaria DiBenedettoWriter, blogger, media consultant

Rosemaria DiBenedetto is a veteran writer and editor and president of Newsmakers Inc.

DiBenedetto covers the South and Southwest regions of Chicagoland and can be reached at: rosemaria@newsmakersinc.com


Jerry Field

Jerry FieldDr. Jerry Field, a Korean War Veteran and native Chicagoan has a long history of service to Veterans, most recently as advocate for Veteran and Military benefits and services. He currently serves on several Veterans committees in Chicago and the State of Illinois. He is a Commander of the Jewish War Veteran (JWV) Post 710 and serves on the JWV Illinois strategic planning committee is also a member of the American Legion.

South Korean Consul General Jong kook Lee recently presented Dr. Field with the Ambassador of Peace  Gold Medal.

His nonmilitary career is varied as he was a film publicist, newspaper reporter and taught at the Illinois Institute of Technology for nearly 20 years. He was an instructor for the ROTC and currently manages the JROTC program for Leadership for JWV. As Executive Director of the Chicago Veterans Coordinating Committee, his efforts are directed toward supporting Veterans and Military members to avail themselves of the benefits provided by the Veterans Administration and other service organizations.

Dr. Field holds a doctorate in education from Loyola University Chicago, a Masters in Economics and Marketing from Roosevelt University and a Leadership certification from the U S Army.