Journalists

Below is the list of contributors for New York Daily Times. If you have a question about a particular story, please contact the editor from that department. Otherwise, please visit our contact page.

Brian Peterson

Brian Peterson

Reporter

Brian Peterson was born and raised in Syracuse. He has written for NPR, The Business Insider and Passport Magazine. In regards to academics, Brandon earned his BBA from St. John's University. Brandon covers entertainment and culture stories here at New York Daily Gazette..

Brian Schell

Brian Schell

Lead Editor

Brian Schell is the lead editor for New York Daily Gazette. Brian has written for many publications including the New York Post Vanity Fair and TODAY. Brian is based in New York city and covers issues affecting local communities. In addition to following the day-to-day life of the Big Apple, Brian also has a passion running and can often be found jogging in Central Park

Natasha Jacobs

Natasha Jacobs

Reporter

Natasha Jacobs is a graduate of Parsons School of Design. She’s based in Manhattan but travels much of the year. Natasha has written for NPR, Motherboard, MSN Money, and the Huffington Post. Natasha is a entertainment reporter, focusing on performance arts and culture.

Peter Neil

Peter Neil

Reporter

Peter Neil was born and raised in New Jersey. He has contributed to Out magazine, Details and Blackbook and served as a commentator for NPR, MSNBC, Current TV and HuffPost Live. As a journalist for New York Daily Gazette, Peter mostly covers national news. Aside from earning a living as a freelance journalist, Peter also works as a personal trainer.

Rita Candon

Rita Candon

Reporter

Rita Candon is a reporter for New York Daily Gazette. After graduating from NYU with a master degree in history, Rita got an internship at WABC-TV New York and worked on profiling local businesses. Rita was also was a columnist for the NPR. Rita mostly covers business and community events.

Wendy Aiken

Wendy Aiken

Reporter

Wendy Aiken is a seasoned journalist with over 14 years experience. While studying journalism at Fordham University, Wendy wrote her thesis on media influence on local politics. As a contributor to New York Daily Gazette, Wendy mostly covers politics.