We are proud of our team of staff and freelance contributors who are dedicated to providing independent, high-quality journalism for Door County. Read more about our team below, and click on a team member’s name to learn more about their work.

Also, learn more about our Board of Directors.

Who we are

Andrew Phillips

Executive Director / Editor

Andrew Phillips is a longtime journalist and Door County native whose work has appeared in multiple Door County publications, as well as the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Milwaukee Business Journal and The (Cedar Rapids, IA) Gazette. He is an alumnus of Gibraltar High School and graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in philosophy and journalism from Marquette University.


Peter Devlin


Peter Devlin has been involved in disseminating local news – radio, TV and print – since 1965 in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and (since 1972) in Wisconsin. He is a Vietnam combat veteran and a widower. He has three children and three adult grandchildren.

Jessie Gomez


Jessie Gomez is a senior at Marquette University, graduating with an Honors degree in Psychology and Biological Sciences. She is currently in the process of applying to dental school. Jessie has many years of experience both in scientific and journalistic writing. As a future healthcare practitioner, Jessie carries a passion for learning about and informing others on the implications of health, socioeconomic, and geographic inequities.

Betsy Lecy


Betsy Lecy is a senior attending Gibraltar High School and a longtime resident of Door County. Throughout her high school career. Betsy wrote for the Gibraltar school newspaper as both the News Editor and the Editor-In-Chief. Her work has also been featured in the Peninsula Pulse. After graduation, Betsy hopes to pursue journalism and pre-law.

Lily Sweeney


Lily Sweeney is a high school senior living in Door County. She attended Gibraltar High School until 2020 before transferring to Wisconsin Virtual Academy. Throughout high school, Lily wrote for the Gibraltar school newspaper, The Viking Voice. As a junior, she was elected Editor-in-Chief. She has also briefly worked with Write On, Door County and the Peninsula Pulse. She intends to pursue writing and journalism post-graduation.

Logan Thomas


Logan Thomas is a lifelong Door County resident currently living in Baileys Harbor. He is an alumnus of Gibraltar High School and attended St. Norbert College where he graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in communications and media studies.

Samuel Kersebet

Data Journalist

Samuel Kersebet is an alumnus of Gibraltar High School and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in communications and a Master’s degree in computer science. Sam is a software engineer by trade and moonlights as a digital artist and videographer.

Collin Massad


Collin Massad is a Door County photographer specializing in fashion/product photography. A Gibraltar High School alumnus and MATC Marketing graduate, he is featured in publications including Sky Mall, The Capital Times, and various Door County media sources. His most cherished aspect of photography is working with fellow community artists and creatives.