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Creator Spotlight: Ryan Frawley
From England to Germany to Italy and beyond, travel writer and entomologist Ryan Frawley has made his rounds across the globe. He's transcribed his experiences in his most recently published book, Towers Temples Palaces. Luckily, Ryan’s journey has brought him to Vocal. We got the chance to speak with Ryan about his passions, his travels, and his current projects. Read on to learn more about this star creator.
Creator Spotlight: Camilla Rantsen
Camilla Rantsen—model, actress, writer, “hygge guru.” She’s used to life in the spotlight, having made her mark on the screen in titles like Law & Order and Bandwagon. She’s an established author, with other projects in the making. She’s graced the Vocal community time and time again, and we finally got the chance to speak with her. Read on to learn more about this star creator.
Creator Spotlight: Rebekah B Lowri
A writer, a photographer, a rock climber, a world traveler—Rebekah does it all. From stories recounting her travel experiences, to those offering valuable advice on photography, this creator continues to astonish us with her work. We got the chance to speak to Rebekah about her passions, her online travel publication, Nether, as well as projects still under her belt. Read on to see what she has to say!
Creator Spotlight: Talya Jacobson
Talya Jacobson is a favorite on Vocal—Her series, “Friday’s Five at Five,” shine a spotlight on up-and-coming artists in Sydney’s indie scene, spreading word on musicians and creators who rock under the radar. Now, we’re shining a spotlight on Talya herself. We got a chance to speak with this outstanding journalist, artist, and music-enthusiast to hear more about who she is, and why she does what she does. Read on to see what we learned!
Creator Spotlight: Jord Tury
Jord Tury is more than just a creator. He’s an experienced gamer, an established photographer, a published author with a new novel in the works—and a proud husband, and father of two. Jord continues to blow us away, with every piece of work he shares. We got the chance to speak to Jord about who he is, what he does, and what inspires him to keep creating. Read on to hear what he had to say!
Creator Spotlight: Natalie Lennard
Natalie’s only been on Vocal since July—and, already she’s made her mark as a standout creator. A mother and award-winning photographer based in the UK, Natalie’s stories focus on the subject of birth. Her written and visual art invites readers to investigate topics around pregnancy, ones that are easily shied away from. Natalie’s work is raw, powerful, and impactful—and we got to speak with Natalie to get to know her a little bit better. Here’s what she had to say.
Creator Spotlight: Jerome Shaw
Jerome has been a creator on Vocal since the beginning of this year, and from story one, he’s been on a mission to inspire others with his words. As a podcaster and a writer, he’s opened up about everything from being more productive to pushing through tough times, really letting his audience in on his life. With this, he hopes to motivate others to share their thoughts and feelings and lose that fear of being vocal and vulnerable. We’re always looking forward to another one of his stories, especially when we need that extra boost of positivity. We spoke with Jerome to get to know him better and here’s what he had to say.
Creator Spotlight: Whitney Alese
Whitney is a new creator on Vocal who, despite having joined not too long ago, has already blown us away story after story. Never afraid to voice her opinion, her stories resonate with all of us, and make us think twice about certain things. Whether she’s talking about fashion or policy, she’s found a way to use her words to empower others and get the conversation started. We know her future’s bright, and we can’t wait to see where her stories go next. We sat down with Whitney to learn a little bit more about her—read along!
Creator Spotlight: Savannah McKinley
Savannah is hard to miss. She’s been sharing her vibrant personality and creativity on Vocal for over a year now. With every story, we’ve been able to get a glimpse into what inspires and motivates her. From her life as a yoga instructor, to helpful advice on traveling and relationships—she’s always sharing new ways to look at life through a positive lens. As a creative person, her work constantly inspires others, so we sat down with Savannah to learn a little bit more about her—what sparks her creativity? What is she most passionate about? Read along for some of the things you should definitely know about her!
Creator Spotlight: Dar’Jae Shyree
Born and raised in Chicago, Dar’Jae always had a passion for writing, humanitarianism, and making the world a better place. Together with her interests in fashion and the modeling industry, she was always looking for a way to highlight women like her who shared her same interests. That’s why she started Adoring Black Women—a blog dedicated to celebrating women of color, and above all informing and educating people on important topics including race and ethnicity. Her Instagram quickly blew up (no surprise there!) as it provided a relatable and safe space for other women like her, while adding some humor making it a must-follow account. She started creating on Vocal a few months ago, and her stories were inspiring and insightful without fail, so we sat down with Dar’Jae to get to know her a bit better. Here’s what she had to say.
Creator Spotlight: Jonathan Sim
Jonathan Sim has been a frequent contributor to our Geeks community—sharing insightful reviews and thoughts on some of our favorite movies, and more. His stories have captivated the interest of the Vocal community, especially when it comes to learning a thing or two about the MCU (if you still haven’t read his Spaghetti Order on how to watch these movies, you’re definitely missing out). We’re big fans of Jonathan’s stories, and practically read his reviews before deciding on whether or not a movie is worth watching. We wanted to get in touch and learn a bit more about this film lover—here’s what Jonathan had to say.
Creator Spotlight: Harrison Galgut
Meet Harrison Galgut, a photographer and videographer who’s passionate about telling powerful stories through his lens. He’s the founder ofEdit6 Photography, a company built to capture the lives of people in the most artistic way. Specializing in portraits, weddings and other milestone events, his mission is to find ways in which he can keep alive the memories of other people’s happiest times. We love seeing how photography and storytelling go hand in hand, and decided to reach out to Harrison to learn a bit more about how he accomplishes this. Here's what he had to say.