TAKING YOU BEHIND
THE CAMPAIGN SLOGAN.
Leanne Jones, Candidate-Elect for Chattanooga City Council, District 5.
MEET OUR CONTRIBUTORS
Hillary Koellner has over six years of experience as a journalist and is currently partnering with the political blog Candidates.vote. She is also a former television journalist for Telemundo Utah and KUTV News. Her political experience started with a congressional campaign in Utah, leading her to work on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, and becoming the COO for a political consulting and advocacy firm. She graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A. in Communications and minor in Nutrition. Koellner enjoys speaking at events with Millennials and Gen-Z attendees to help empower them in various ways, and actively works with community groups toward teen suicide prevention.
Clark H. Caras
Clark H. Caras makes his home in Spanish Fork, Utah where he is still part of the now century-old Caras Ranch with its sheep and registered Angus cattle. He attended Utah State University and holds a B.A. in journalism with a minor in political science from Brigham Young University. In 1985 Caras, with the University of Wisconsin, Madison, studied journalism with a group of American students at both Leningrad and Moscow universities in the (then) USSR. Caras has written for the Provo Daily Herald, Salt Lake City Deseret News and Governor Jon Huntsman’s gubernatorial administration. Caras has lived for a time in both Athens and London.
Jesyka Dereta is a former television journalist and activist turned Client Relations manager, dedicated to empowering women to run and hold leadership roles. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism and Communication. Jesyka lives in Miami with her Siamese cat and loves a good high heel.