Cubbies Crib continues to seek out the most passionate, talented writers available in order to provide you – the reader – with the highest quality content related to our beloved Chicago Cubs.
Here are the members of our team: (as of 2/1/14)
Jacob R. Misener - Co-Editor – After a brief hiatus to western Nebraska, he returned to Illinois to run a daily newspaper in central Illinois. A lifelong Cubs fan and writer. He has been writing for Cubbies Crib since 2011, and acting as editor since August 2013. He is also a member of the IBWAA. Twitter: (@JacobRMisener)
Brandon M. Cain - Co-Editor - Brandon joined the FanSided Sports Network in May 2013 as a staff writer for Da Windy City. He covers the Chicago Blackhawks, Fire, and White Sox for DWC and the Cubs for Cubbies Crib. Twitter: (@BrandonMCain)
Chris Schackmann - Staff Writer – Chris is a lifelong, third generation and totally certifiable Cubs fan. He’s also an Illinois football and Chelsea soccer fan. He lives in San Diego, so you may occasionally catch him at Padres games. Chris is also a regular on the Cubbies Crib podcast, Climbing the Ivy. Twitter: (@lastcartridge)
Steven Bardwell - Staff Writer - Steven is a journalism student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an inspiring broadcaster. He enjoys traveling across the country visiting ballparks and stadiums, while listening to great music along the way. He’s a lifelong Chicago sports fan, but enjoys watching any and every game. My only wish, Chicago Cubs World Series Champions. Twitter: (@StevenBardwell)
Joe Han - Staff Writer - Joe has been writing for Cubbies Crib since the Fall of 2010, but as he likes to say, he has been a Cubs fan since he was born. Like all Cubs fans, he has seen everything under the sun baseball-wise except the Cubs in the World Series. He enjoys sharing all things Cubs with readers and continue to look forward to doing so, including watching our team win the World Series in the next few years. Twitter: (@JoeKamHan)
Nick Blazek - Staff Writer - Nicholas joined Cubbies Crib in October of 2013. He grew up directly across the lake from Chicago and carries a deep passion for Cubs baseball. Although he grew up in the Midwest, he currently resides in Charlotte, NC. Twitter: (@blaze9497)
David Miniel - Staff Writer – Lifelong Cubs fan. Started off with NFL Spin Zone until he was brought on as a News Desk Writer for FanSided. Covers the WWE, NFL, MLB for FanSided. Brought onboard the Cubbies Crib team on his grandfather’s birthday. That man was the biggest Chicago Cubs fan he’s ever known, the one reason why he loves this team as much as he does. Twitter: (@bigvato88)
Sean Apfelbaum - Staff Writer - Lifelong Cubs fan and season ticket holder. Earned a BA in biology from Indiana University before beginning work in a research lab at the University of Chicago. He is currently a law student at the Northwestern University School of Law. Sean started a fantasy baseball blog in 2012 and has been writing for Cubbies Crib since January 2014. Twitter: (@SeanApfelbaum)
Chad Whitney - Staff Writer
Garrett Filson - Staff Writer - Garrett hopes to be a big time Chicago Cubs reporter and writer, breaking the biggest Cubs stories and bringing joy (or anger) to Championship hungry Cub fans. Originally from Arlington Heights, Illinois. Currently resides in Orlando, Florida. Absolute die hard Cubs fan that lives and dies with the team (mostly die these past few years).
Adam Loghides - Staff Writer - Adam is a lifelong Cubs fan, born between games of a doubleheader in 1971. Cubbies won the first game – He was born – they lost the nightcap…and they haven’t stopped losing since. Adam is a proud father of two children, to whom he has passed down the pain of being a Cubs fan. Twitter: (@AdamLoghides)
Jacob Janower - Staff Writer - Jacob is a lifelong Cubs fan who is looking to pursue a career in journalism. He is a huge fan of Javier Baez and Kris Bryant.