WHO WE ARE

OUR STAFF


Taylor Winters
Taylor Winters
Founder & Editor in Chief
Taylor has loved immersive theater since his first experience at ALONE in 2013. Since then, he has worked in numerous immersive theater events & participated in even more. He has his PhD in Bioengineering, is working towards his MBA, and currently works at Medtronic fixing broken hearts.
Victoria Camps
Victoria Camps
Managing Editor
After receiving a Masters degree in Creative Writing, specializing in the areas of Young Adult Literature and Editing, Victoria now works as a Learning and Development Manager during the day, helping others make their words as beautiful as they can be by night
Jon Kobryn
Jon Kobryn
East Coast Manager & Graphic Designer
Jon’s fascination with immersive experiences started with haunted houses, but going through Punchdrunk’s production of Sleep No More opened up an entirely new world. A graduate of Temple University’s film program, he lives in Philadelphia with his cat and enjoys traveling, mixology, and Nine Inch Nails.
Katherine O'Harrow
Katherine O'Harrow
Head of Social Media
Katherine has been a fan of immersive experiences since before she even knew what that meant. Luckily, her love of horror led her to Haunting.net, where she fell down the proverbial rabbit hole, and has not emerge from there since. She works as a tech marketing professional in San Francisco.
Cristen Brinkerhoff
Cristen Brinkerhoff
Staff Writer
Cristen has been writing since a young age and fell for immersive theatre after succumbing to invitations from her mischievous friends. She studied English Literature & Screenwriting at Boston University & rounded out the bookworm trifecta with Greco-Roman Classical studies. She lives in LA, enjoys her cats, and might be a unicorn
Chris Wollman
Chris Wollman
Staff Writer
Chris first checked into the McKittrick Hotel in 2011 & has loved immersive theatre ever since. He holds a Bachelors in Theatre from SDSU, a Masters in Education from USC, & is currently teaching Shakespeare to kids. As Douglas Adams said, he loves deadlines; he loves the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
Tyler Davidson
Tyler Davidson
Staff Writer
Tyler Davidson has been a freelance journalist since 2006, having written for magazines like Alternative Press, Hustler & Haunted Attraction. His obsession with haunts began in 2008 with his coverage for UC Riverside's newspaper and apexed In 2014 when Tyler embarked on a cross-country trip to visit haunts across 12 different states.
Alyssa Concha
Alyssa Concha
Events & Forum Manager
Alyssa grew up attending Knott's Scary Farm, but fell in love with immersive haunts with Delusion in 2014. Since then, she eagerly and actively attends every experience. She has a B.S. in Computer Science from NYU and currently knows when every immersive ticket will be released.
Eliot Bessette
Eliot Bessette
Staff Writer
Eliot became smitten with haunts after attending ALONE in 2015. He is fortunate to think about fear for a living. As a doctoral candidate in Film and Media at UC Berkeley, he teaches courses on horror films and sluggishly writes a dissertation on fear in horror films and haunts.
Pamela Van Hill
Pamela Van Hill
Staff Writer
Pamela fell in love with extreme haunts after experiencing Heretic's ``The End.`` Since her first experiences, she's enjoyed writing about her various experiences & the journey's she's taken. She works as a manager in the telecommunications field & enjoys experiencing new technology as it is released.
Danielle Nicole
Danielle Nicole
Staff Writer
Danielle discovered immersive theater in 2016 by attending Nocturnal Fandango's inaugural experience. She holds a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, loves to celebrate Halloween all year round, and to cuddle with her two cats, Pia and Grau.
Carl Webb
Carl Webb
Staff Writer
Carl came to immersive theater by way of Alternate Reality Games, but discovered his tribe when he joined the search in Have You Seen Jake in 2016. He toils in the data mines at an undisclosed location in Orange County, having left a PhD program after deciding there was no future in something called “social networks.”
Fernando Haberfeld
Fernando Haberfeld
Staff Writer
Fernando fell in love with immersive theater with Delusion: Lies Within in 2014. Since then, he has attended events ranging from the psychologically challenging to the extreme. He is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Southern California majoring with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
Jackie Kotowicz
Jackie Kotowicz
Staff Writer
Jackie is new to the art of Immersive theater. Starting small, she discovered escape rooms, and from there made the big leap to The Tension Experience. She’s been hooked since, while respectfully, her loved ones are one hundred percent weirded out. Currently living in Riverside as an EMT, she finds time for both saving lives and meeting fellow theater nerds on the internet.
Tom Ricketts
Tom Ricketts
Front End Developer
Tom is intense. While little is known about the man, we do know that this year alone, he has traveled to Switzerland to attend Verboten, to Chicago to attend Miasma, to Ohio to do Haunted Hydro, to Oklahoma to experience Obscura, to San Francisco to face Heretic's DVIL, and to Las Vegas to survive Freakling Bros' The Victim Experience.
Open To Guest Writers
Open To Guest Writers
Contributing Writer
If you have, or will, attend an event that you think is a good fit for Haunting, feel free to submit a review or recollection. We are happy to post articles from contributing writers to promote any immersive events or cross promote other sites. Let us know!

WHO WE APPRECIATE

SPECIAL THANKS


  • Meghan McHale-Sherwin: Thank you for helping with the initial direction of the site and numerous design choices.
  • Jennifer Ovadia: Thank you for your design work on our logo.
  • Brad Ruwe (Ruwe Designs): Thank you for animating and further refining our logo.
  • Chloe Vecellio: Thank you for your design work with further branding and logo design!

 

And thank YOU for reading our site and helping sustain the immersive community!

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