Meet the Authors

Judy Moore

Judy is a home and lifestyle safety expert, author, and blogger. Judy also writes about home safety and design at HomeSafetyScene.com. Follow Judy on Twitter.

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Nicole Tallman

Nicole is the mom to two precocious girls and is PTA President. She is passionate about the environment and leaving the Earth better than she found it.

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Alexia Chianis

Wanderlust junky and mom of two, Alexia is a former police officer and U.S. Army Captain who draws on her experiences to write about a myriad of safety topics.

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Carolyn Heneghan

Carolyn is a nutrition and environmental crusader who loves using and exploring technology almost as much as she enjoys writing about it.

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Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca is the lead safety reporter and in-house expert for SafeWise.com. Her safety expertise is sought after by publications, broadcast journalists, non-profit organizations, podcasts, and more. ou can find her work and contributions in places like TechCrunch, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, HGTV, MSN, and an ever-growing library of radio and TV clips.

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Holly King

Holly is a regular safety and security contributor for Safewise. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, cooking and re-organizing her home.

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Michele Dawson

Michele is a former newspaper reporter who specializes in real estate and home improvement. When she’s not writing, she’s trying to keep up with her four active tweens/teens.

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Nick Mann

Nick has freelanced for over four years and enjoys writing about how technology impacts home security. When not writing, he enjoys playing disc golf, sports, hiking, and traveling.

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Paige Sjoblom

Paige is a resident safety and security expert for SafeWise covering a variety of topics to keep your family safe. In her free time, you'll find her relaxing with yoga, enjoying a cup of coffee, or exploring outside.

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Mike Strayer

Mike Strayer is a writer and SafeWise security expert living in Salt Lake City. He enjoys taking walks with his daughter and live music in his spare time.

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Jack Frey

Jack is a tech fanatic who loves to write about home security, internet service providers, entertainment, and business trends. He believes that successful people practice the fundamentals of their given discipline in everyday life.

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Emily Garland

Emily Garland is a safety and home automation writer for SafeWise.com. As a marketing and social media expert, Emily highly values communication and believes that helpful communication is one of the best ways to prepare for and stay safe in emergency situations.

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Kaz Weida

Kaz is a journalist who covers home security, parenting, and community and child safety. Her work and product testing in the security and safety field spans the past four years. You can find Kaz in HuffPost, SheKnows, Lifehack, and much more. Her degree in education and her background as a teacher and a parent make her uniquely suited to offer practical advice on creating safe environments for your family.

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Brynna Baldauf

Brynna B works in the home services industry with the aim of connecting home owners with someone to make their house their ideal home. She enjoys reading sci-fi novels, craft beer, and art museums.

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Dave Schafer

Dave is a professional writer with a passion for technology and how it can be used to keep us safe and improve our lives. His work has been featured on a variety of sites around the web.

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Bethany Ramos

Bethany Ramos is the Creative Writer for Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. Her work has also been featured on SheKnows.com, Time.com, Yahoo.com, Mamamia.com.au, Babble.com, and HuffingtonPost.com.

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Laura E. Hilton

Laura is a writer, teacher, and mother based out of Utah. She is passionate about making and maintaining strong, safe, healthy communities. To learn more, visit her website at lauraehilton.com.

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Kasey Tross

Kasey is a trained Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member and a freelance writer with expertise in emergency preparedness and security. As the mother of four kids, including two teens, Kasey knows the safety concerns parents face as they raise tech-savvy kids in a connected world, and she loves to research the latest security options for her own family and for SafeWise readers.

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SafeWise Team

The SafeWise Team is here to help you keep your home and family safe. Whether you’re looking to pick a security system or identify and remove common risks in your home, we’re here to help you find the best products and well-researched answers. At SafeWise we combine our years of experience in home safety and security with user reviews and feedback to help take the guesswork out of living safe.

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Andrea Harvey

Andrea Harvey is a Utah-based freelance writer interested in tech, media, health and safety. She has a B.A. in journalism from the University of Oregon and a background in local newspapers. You can reach her on Twitter @andrearharvey or via email at andrea.harvey.slc@gmail.com.

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Katie McEntire

Since 2013, Katie has written marketing copy, long-form posts, reviews, and blogs. She began her career as a writer and reviewer with the mission to recommend only the best products for her readers. She’s designed tests, evaluated products, and written reviews on a range of subjects such as appliances, power tools, and software. Today, she applies these research and writing skills on the SafeWise team to explore the world of home, auto, and internet security.

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Kendra Madsen

Kendra is a freelance writer who loves healthy living, the outdoors, and obsessing over plants. She enjoys writing articles that take complicated ideas and transforms them into digestible information that helps her readers live their best life. When she isn’t writing, Kendra can be found exploring the mountains with her puppy or curled up at home with a good book.

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Chandler Clayton

Chandler Clayton is an expert in the field of security. Honing his skills from the University of Wisconsin, he writes to inform the public on the latest trends and innovations in the security market. He draws his experience from his constant life efforts to learn and adapt in the modern era.

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