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Dawn Burkes is an assistant editor on the Fast Break Desk, the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news team. She is the former editorial and publishing coordinator for Fangoria and a former editor, entertainment reporter, “From the Hip” podcast host and the TV writer/critic for the Dallas Morning News. Her career includes writing and editing at American Muslim Today, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA Today, the Miami Herald and the Tallahassee Democrat. She loves superheroes and horror movies, sometimes at the same time.
Sonaiya Kelley is an entertainment reporter at the Los Angeles Times. The Bronx, N.Y., native has previously contributed to Essence, Allure and Keyframe Magazine. An alumna of Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism and the Bronx High School of Science, you can find her on Twitter @sonaiyak and on Instagram @sonaiya_k.
Jen Yamato is a film reporter for the Los Angeles Times.