Brittany DiCologero – Content Manager
Brittany DiCologero is a graduate of St. Anselm College, in Manchester, NH, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. She is the author of Theme Park Press’ Brittany Earns Her Ears, which follows her journey working in DinoLand U.S.A. on the Disney College Program. In addition to Castle Party, Brittany is a freelance writer who regularly works with Theme Park Tourist, Mickey Tips, Disney Dining, and Disney Fanatic.
Chaz Saldi – Editorial Assistant
Chaz Saldi completed the Disney College Program in the spring 2015 season, where he worked in custodial on Main Street U.S.A. In addition to editing content for Castle Party, he also manages social media and is responsible for many of the photos on the site. He has also written for DisneyDining.com and he currently uses his experience from the Disney College Program in his marketing role at AMC Theatres.
Meghan Lemmo – Contributing Writer & Vlogger
Meghan Lemmo is a Human Relations major at High Point University in High Point, NC. She loves all things Disney, and is especially interested in the history and future of Disney Parks. She is participating in the Disney College Program Fall 2017 season, and she hopes to work in Human Resources for the company some day.
Ashleigh Schneider – Contributing Writer & Vlogger
Ashleigh Schneider is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, with a specialization in Musical Theatre. Ashleigh has previously participated in the Disney College Program in Children’s Activities, and she recently completed another program in 2017. She hopes to eventually move into a full-time position and work her way toward becoming a cruise director with Disney Cruise Lines.
Caitlin Reddington – Contributing Writer
Caitlin Reddington is a graduate of Mercyhurst University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising. She has a huge love for Disney and is participating in the Disney College Program fall 2017 season as a Merchandise Cast Member. Caitlin hopes to work as a writer after her program.
Alyssa Clausen – Contributing Writer
Alyssa Clausen is majoring in Theatre and English at Creighton University, in Omaha, Nebraska. She adores all things Disney, and has completed two College Programs, both in merchandise at World of Disney. Her Disney dream job is producing and directing the stage shows in the parks (she has a lot of in between Disney dreams before getting there, though!), and she will be applying for Professional Internships for the Fall 2018 season!
Caroline Medley – Contributing Writer
Caroline Medley is a graduate of Elon University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She is currently assigned to the moon of Pandora with Alpha Centauri Expeditions to bring Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests to the world of Avatar. Caroline has been with The Walt Disney Company on and off since her College Program in 2013, with roles in three parks and eight resorts. She is also a Managing Editor for a premiere college gymnastics blog, a part-time swim instructor, and a full-time kitty mom.
Julianne Bavaro – Contributing Writer
Julianne Bavaro is a graduate from The University of Scranton, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Counseling and Human Services, and Rider University, where she earned a Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership. Julianne works in Human Resources and would love to someday work for Disney. Right now she experiences Disney by inserting bits of Disney style into her wardrobe and planning her next trip!
Nicole Karnath – Contributing Writer
Nicole Karnath is an education major at the University of Houston Clear Lake. She is very passionate about Disney and makes sure to bring it up in every conversation! Due to her love for Disney, Nicole hopes to participate in the Disney College Program soon. In her free time, she enjoys doing crafts such as making mouse ears and greeting cards.
Emily Melnick – Contributing Writer
Emily Melnick is a graduate of Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science in Cinema and Photography, and a minor in History. She will be participating as a costuming operations cast member for the Spring 2018 season of the Disney College Program. Emily has been going to Disney World with her family for as long as she can remember, and she loves learning more about the behind the scenes of the parks and rides.