Joseph Lord is a Louisville native who was raised in Jeffersontown. He attended Western Kentucky University before covering public safety and later city government for The Anniston (Ala.) Star. He's also covered education for The Tribune and Evening News in southern Indiana and music and pop culture for Velocity, The Courier-Journal's weekly entertainment magazine.
Most recently, Joseph has been a digital news reporter for The Courier-Journal. Joseph, 32, and his wife, Brandy Warren, have two daughters and live in the St. Joseph neighborhood.
Ashlee Clark Thompson is a freelance writer and food blogger who covers casual dining in Louisville at AshleeEats.com. She is a Louisville native and Western Kentucky University graduate. Ashlee has previously worked as a reporter at the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader. Her work has also appeared in LEO Weekly, Food and Dining Magazine and Louisville.com.
When she's not eating or writing about food, Ashlee enjoys watching "Golden Girls," listening to NPR and spending time with her husband and dog.