Meet the team.

Chelsie Masciola

Manager of Made in PGH

When Chelsie is not forcing herself into fitness activities, you can find her around the city searching for new food, drinks and adventure as well as the second best slice in Pittsburgh - the first is her dog named Slice.

Shannon Daly

Shannon Daly is the founder and content creator of the social media platform, PittsburghPlates. Her personal and professional life revolve around everything food. Whether she is entertaining, or trying a new local eatery, Shannon loves to use her passion for food and photography to bring together a food focused community, who equally share her passion for all things delicious.

Mo Macel

Mo is a pun-loving Pittsburgher who likes to take photos and write. She blogs at and

Kelly Hayes

Kelly is a born and raised Pittsburgh native who has probably met someone you know. She's spent years working in service, fashion, marketing, advertising, and technology all across the city's many neighborhoods. Paired with over 10 years of DJing that dance party you went to that one time, Kelly has absorbed all the best info on what's happening in 'tahn.

Lauren Roberts

Lauren loves all things Pittsburgh and all things food! When she's not checking out a new restaurant, you can find her in the kitchen trying a new recipe, working on her photography, or out on a bike ride exploring the city.

Tess Wilson

Tess Wilson is a public librarian who loves talking loudly about data literacy and online privacy. Beyond her library work, she is an arts educator and an advocate for mentorship. She's a collector of many things, from small rocks to big books.

Aaron Valentic

Aaron is a recent transplant back to Pittsburgh, PA after living in New York for five years. From all things relating to art, culture, fashion along with the Pittsburgh social scene, he surely knows the heartbeat of his hometown.

Josh McCann

Josh McCann is a contributing writer for Made in PGH, where he writes about events and music. He's a Point Park University alumnus, musician, and founder of the music blog Where The Bands Are. His writing on rock and roll has appeared in the Globe and the Northside Chronicle.

Emily Munk

A Pittsburgh transplant, Emily moved to the city in 2016. She loves traveling, training for races, finding new places to eat (all for you, MadeinPGH readers), doing anything in the cultural district, and volunteering with Pittsburgh Young Professionals. In addition to being a MadeinPGH contributor, she is the senior content marketer for a Fortune 500 supply chain solutions company.

Aaron Grey

Music Scene Contributor

Aaron co-owns local post-punk record label Play Alone Records, plays bass in local band Wisteria, and DJ's Pittsburgh post-punk dance night Second Skin. Needless to say, Aaron is all about DIY music and loves to contribute content on Pittsburgh's thriving music scene.

Paige Creo

Paige Creo is a marketing consultant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has 9 years of experience specializing in marketing, strategy, and brand management. Paige earned her MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and she has also spent time working in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to writing, she enjoys reading, traveling, playing and watching sports, and spending time outdoors.

Kat Lim

Kat married into the Pittsburgh life. Originally a midwest girl, Kat has lived up and down the east coast before she settled here. She loves exploring Pittsburgh's food and brew life - especially the ones that allow dogs. When she isn't spending time with her husband or fur-children, you can find her at a yoga studio or event, dog park, or local coffee shops.