Shaw is a fourth generation Eastside native. His family were early homesteaders who worked the log and shingle mills in Issaquah, Redmond and the Upper Snoqualmie Valley from 1910 onward. A print media advertising consultant for a number of local community newspapers since 1986, Shaw’s main focus has been on the local retail, major, national and real estate advertising categories. He has been special projects manager for Horvitz Newspapers (the former King County Journal) since 2002 and for Sound Publishing since 2006. Locally, Bill volunteers for the Issaquah Sister Cities Commission and is a member of Myrtle Lodge 108 in Issaquah and Lodge Alba 315 in Seattle.
Craig is the Managing Editor of The Scene and has been editor of the Bellevue Reporter since its expansion in January 2007. He has worked at dailies and weeklies in the Northwest for more than 30 years. He lives in Bellevue.
Daniel is a staff writer for the Bellevue Reporter and assistant editor of the newspaper’s monthly specialty publication, The Scene. He is a University of Washington graduate. He has freelanced for the Business Examiner and Russian-language youth newspaper Akzia, and his staff work for the Bonney Lake Courier-Herald from 2009-2013 earned him more than six awards from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. He loves stand-up comedy, the theater and independent film.
His passions include videography and video editing, event and wildlife photography — particularly in the photo surrealism style — web design, “blog curating” and spectator ice hockey.
Heija is an award-winning humor writer whose work has appeared frequently in The Seattle Times and Reporter Newspapers. She has appeared on local and national television including “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” She’s also a passionate community activist, volunteer and fundraiser, and of course a member of the local PTA, also known as Pretty Tough Audience. Heija loves talking to strangers and lives near Seattle with her ”Attorney” and three very resilient kids. Follow her on Twitter, friend her on Facebook or relax, sit back, and silently judge her life in the flickering glow of your computer screen at her blog The Worst Mother in the World.