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About InvitedNYC

InvitedNYC is a digital media company that serves as a social blueprint for many celebrated and exclusive events in New York City. Our social calendar is a guide for both cultural influencers as well as everyday New Yorkers. We offer event photography services and editorial coverage.

 

 

Our Team

We’re a team of creators, thinkers, explorers and writers. We approach work and play with both curiosity and experimentation, using what we learn to create meaningful content that connect with people, just like you.

 
  Jason Gao    Editor-in-Chief   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.  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?   

Jason Gao

Editor-in-Chief

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.  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?   

  Divina Ramgopal    Managing Editor   Divina 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.    

Divina Ramgopal

Managing Editor

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

 

  Amanda Serulneck    Writer   Amanda 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. Her favorite things are Game of Thrones and her cats. Amanda is also the owner of  Female Rising , a website where women are encouraged to use their voice and tell their stories of trauma in order to receive support and spread awareness.

Amanda Serulneck

Writer

Amanda 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. Her favorite things are Game of Thrones and her cats. Amanda is also the owner of Female Rising, a website where women are encouraged to use their voice and tell their stories of trauma in order to receive support and spread awareness.

   Caroline Mckissick     Writer   Caroline 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.

Caroline Mckissick

Writer

Caroline 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.

   Christine Mina     Writer   Christine 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. 

Christine Mina

Writer

Christine 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. 

   Alex Korompis     Film Critic   Alex 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. 

Alex Korompis

Film Critic

Alex 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. 

   Jiwon Kim     Writer   Jiwon 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). 

Jiwon Kim

Writer

Jiwon 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). 

   Nev Snook      Writer   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. 

Nev Snook

Writer

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. 

   Ryn Walling      Writer   Ryn 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. 

Ryn Walling

Writer

Ryn 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. 

   Kelley Lynne Moncrief     Writer   Kelley 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. 

Kelley Lynne Moncrief

Writer

Kelley 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. 

   S    ophia Ostapenko    Writer   Sophia is currently pursuing a degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Besides contributing to InvitedNYC, she also runs a fashion and lifestyle blog called, Fashion-Caption. She loves fashion, coffee, and making quality content on a budget. 

Sophia Ostapenko

Writer 

Sophia is currently pursuing a degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Besides contributing to InvitedNYC, she also runs a fashion and lifestyle blog called, Fashion-Caption. She loves fashion, coffee, and making quality content on a budget.