About Theme Park Insider

Theme Park Insider is an award-winning news source for theme park fans with diverse interests. Yes, we like theme parks (and not just Disney's), but we like other stuff, too - including travel, history, the arts and other attractions.

As our name implies, we like to tell stories from the inside of the themed entertainment industry - the stories of creators, visionaries, business leaders and employees who help make the magic happen at destinations around the world.

We've been named the top theme park site on the Internet by Forbes and Travel + Leisure magazines, been twice honored by the Webby Awards and were awarded the Online Journalism Award for Service Journalism by the Online News Association and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

As editor of Theme Park Insider, I have been quoted frequently in international news media, with appearances on CNN, the BBC, CBS, and NPR. I also write a weekly column on theme parks for the Orange County Register in California. Theme Park Insider's writers have been credentialed for news coverage by many major theme park companies, including Disney, Universal, Merlin, Six Flags, SeaWorld, Cedar Fair, and Miral.

Why theme parks? My parents started bringing me to Disneyland before I could walk, and I quickly fell in love. In college, I got a job working at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, where I drove the Tom Sawyer Island rafts and loaded people onto Pirates of the Caribbean. After school, I went into journalism and worked at several newspapers (Omaha World-Herald, Rocky Mountain News, Los Angeles Times), developing Theme Park Insider in my spare time before making it my full-time job.

If you would like to get in touch with me directly, my email address is themeparkinsider@gmail.com. Thank you for visiting!

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