A native of St. Louis, Amber has a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism. She moved to the Triangle in 2000 and has spent most of that time getting to know the people, places and happenings in Western Wake County. After more than a decade at The Cary News, in 2013 she began writing for Cary Magazine.
Her journalism career also includes stints at the (Raleigh) News & Observer, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and newspapers in Virginia, Texas and Missouri. She has won numerous honors from the North Carolina Press Association and the Virginia Press Association.
When not shooting for Cary Magazine and parent company S&A Cherokee, Jonathan enjoys photographing wildlife, reading fiction and riding bicycle long distance.
Born and raised in northeastern North Carolina, Lauren graduated from East Carolina University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, Media Studies. Lauren also holds a diploma in Advertising and Graphic Design.
Outside of designing the latest issue of Cary Magazine, Lauren enjoys hanging out with her two dogs, Bella and Hero. She lives in Knightdale.
Alexandra will graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill in May 2018 with a degree in reporting journalism, with which she hopes to continue her career in journalistic writing and photojournalism.
In her free time Alexandra enjoys traveling, working out, cooking and listening to music.
A naturalized citizen since 2012, Mor has a Master of Economic Development and Social Entrepreneurship degree from North Carolina State University-College of Textiles, as well as a Bachelor of Textiles and Apparel Management degree.
In addition to her work with Cary Magazine, Mor is passionate about responsibly produced fashion and textiles, providing underserved communities with access to yoga and meditation, and is an advocate for having more women in STEM fields.
Born in Scotland U.K., she became a U.S. citizen in 1996 and is proud to call North Carolina home. During her spare time she enjoys camping, live music events, cooking and reading Cary Magazine.
He lives in Apex.
When he’s not scouting out the next buzz-worthy local eatery, David enjoys golf, tennis and modern rock music.He especially loves spending quality time with his wife, Jenny, with whom he recently celebrated 20 years of marriage.
David and his wife have two children, Noah and Joy, and live in Fuquay-Varina.
A South Jersey native, Nancy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication from Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C., and holds a North Carolina Press Association Award for business writing.