Jason Gao Editor-In-Chief

Jason Gao


People say you only live once, but Jason would disagree; he would say that you only live as long as your story is relevant. Jason grew up in Brooklyn with a desire to get to know people. His style is best described as eclectic. Jason is a collector of stories. No matter who you are or what you do, if you have an interesting story, you will go far in life. Jason is also a social media, content marketing and communications strategist, he hopes to help events, charities, and other organizations to achieve wide-spread acclaim, and greater exposure. 

So, what's your story? 

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Divina Ramgopal is a writer studying English, Creative Writing, and Communications at Fordham University. Her writings can be found in Bricolage Journal, CURA Magazine, and scribbled on post-its, torn scraps of paper, and the back of her biology notes. 

Kelley Lynne Moncrief is an author and freelance writer currently studying Drama & English in London. She is a glitter enthusiast who can usually be found near the caffeinated beverages and believes strongly in pseudonyms. 

Ryn Walling Journalist

Ryn Walling


Ryn Walling joined InvitedNYC in 2016 as a journalist and assistant editor. She is currently studying at NYU with a focus in Creative Writing. She has been published in numerous literary journals at home and abroad, and is also working on writing her first novel. She enjoys gourmet food, high-end fashion, and writing about the stories she sees in everyday life. 

Alex Korompis Film Reviewer

Alex Korompis

Film Reviewer

Alex Korompis is a college student currently studying Marketing at Baruch College. Stemming from his passion for watching movies, he one day hopes to break into the field of film marketing. He can often be seen with or without the company of others catching a flick at the theater because he truly believes it is one of the best experiences in the world. 

Amanda Serulneck Journalist

Amanda Serulneck joined InvitedNYC in 2017 as a journalist. She is currently studying broadcast journalism in New Jersey and is working to one day become a news reporter. Amanda's favorite things are The Walking Dead, coffee with three parts french vanilla creamer, and her cats. 

Christine Mina studies Communication and Computer Science. Between event coverage and coding, her life is filled with writing. She can frequently be found doing yoga or Pilates at NYC's boutique fitness studios. 


Caroline McKissick is a student at NYU studying Media, Culture, and Communication. She loves music, traveling, fashion, art, and, of course, exploring the hidden restaurant gems of New York City.

Nev Snook Writer

Nev Snook


Nev is currently studying Fashion Merchandising at the University of Delaware.  She became a writer for InvitedNYC on a transfer year at the Fashion Institute of Technology to pursue a journalism experience like no other in the big city. 

Jiwon Kim Writer

Jiwon Kim


Jiwon Kim studied Business Administration and French Language in Seoul, South Korea. As a futurist, she is currently finding herself, while meeting new people and sharing her stories in NYC. Jiwon loves people who inspire others. Her favorites are Ed Sheeran, Raf Simons, Jared Leto and Young Chul Kim (Korean photographer).