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Teresa Mears is a publisher, writer and editor who was raised to be frugal. She was downsized in 2008 after nearly 30 years as an editor at newspapers ranging in size from the Portland (Tenn.) Leader to The Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where she worked most recently. She moved to Florida in 1980 because it was the only place she could get a job during that recession and has lived in South Florida since 1985, in Miami, Hollywood and Fort Pierce. She also has lived on Florida’s Gulf Coast, in St. Petersburg and Inverness. In addition to publishing Miami on the Cheap, she writes about personal finance for other publications and is editor-in-chief of Living on the Cheap, a personal finance and lifestyle website that is the headquarters for all the On the Cheap websites. She previously was a writer for MSN Money and U.S. News & World Report.
Melina I. De Rose is a veteran editor and communications specialist with a special love for all things Miami. The longtime resident spent 22 years at the South Florida Sun Sentinel in roles such as section editor, department head, social media specialist and web producer. De Rose was lead editor for high-profile projects, as well as a script writer for the Sun Sentinel documentary, “The Hidden Hungry,” which premiered at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and earned an Emmy Award nomination. De Rose has much experience in the freebies-and-bargains arena, too, having edited the popular Sun Sentinel feature, “Doreen’s Deals,” for many years. De Rose also is editor of ArtburstMiami.com, a media hub for local music, theater, dance, visual arts and independent arts coverage.
Noelani Soto is a lifestyle and travel writer based in Miami who enjoys the hunt of finding a good deal. In the last three years, Noelani has worked as a travel publicist, giving her access to some of the most luxurious hotel properties in Mexico. In the last year, she began her own travel blog, “The Traveling Chismosa,” in order to showcase her journalistic skill and write about her travels. She is also currently enrolled in a journalism program at New York University. Noelani regularly contributes to other publications such as Culture Crusaders and Swanky Retreats.
Patti Roth, the editor of Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap, scouts out state and national deals, discounts and coupons for our readers, finding the real deals and presenting them in an easy-to-read format. A veteran newspaper and magazine writer and a longtime South Florida resident, she has written for The Miami Herald, South Florida Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Travel and Life, E Environmental Magazine, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy, US Architecture and Earth911.com. Send your cheap tips to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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