Staff Team

Brian Langford

Hometown: Utica, MI
College: Michigan
Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption…just don’t lock me in.
A fun night off might include: Some really good food with my wife and a movie.

Robin Langford

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
College: Indiana University
Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids
A fun night off might include: Baking something yummy bread, muffins, or a cake; watching a fun movie; playing games with my kids; going out to eat with friends.

Nathan Reynolds

Hometown: Loves Park, IL
College: Illinois State University
Favorite Way to Treat Yourself: Shoes, especially basketball.
A fun night off might include: Basketball without getting hurt, then head to T-Bell and they brought back the Cheesy Gordita Crunch Box. Come home and play with the kids, do what’s on Courtney’s list, eat some ice cream, and crash.

Courtney Reynolds

Hometown: Mahomet, IL
College: Illinois State University
Favorite Drink: Dark roast coffee with lots of creamer.
A fun night off might include: A family walk around the neighborhood, early bedtime for my kids, yoga with Nate and watching a cooking show.

Becca MacLennan

Hometown: Troy, MI
College: Michigan State University
Favorite Season: Fall for all of the obvious reasons
A fun night off might include: Wearing sweats, eating something fun, and watching a movie/tv shows with friends.

Brett Bodine

Hometown: Troy, MI
College: University of Michigan
Favorite Snack: Pita & Hummus
A fun night off might include: Playing a game, watching or playing sports (pretty much anything), or reading a book.

Lauren Bodine

Hometown: Grosse Ile, MI (it’s an island in the Detroit River!)
College: Michigan State University
Favorite Ice Cream: Culver’s chocolate custard
A fun night off might include: Chatting with my hubby, painting watercolor, or reading a fun book or magazine.

Bryan Morrison

Hometown: Merrill, MI
College: Michigan State University
Favorite Activity: Anything involving plants or gardening: planting, weeding, and watching them grow. Forget learning Latin names though!
A fun night off might include: Dropping in uninvited on friends, a long walk or bike ride, stargazing, euchre, small instrument jam sessions, and reading children’s books aloud.

Kelli Morrison

Hometown: Grand Ledge, MI
College: MSU!
Favorite TV Channel: Food Network, hands down.
A fun night off might include: Time outside (playing catch, a walk, etc.), cooking or baking, reading a favorite book or watching a movie. I’m also an unashamed fan of MadLibs, so hit me with your best adverb or plural noun. 😉

Rob Eberly

Hometown: Flushing, MI
College: Michigan State University
Favorite Snack: Sour Patch Watermelon, Peanut M&M’s, or a Snickers Bar.
A fun night off might include: Playing some type of sport (Basketball, Golf, Disc Golf…) or Board Game, going out for dinner followed by ice cream for desert. Then end the night with a movie! 

Deirdre Eberly

Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
College: Michigan State University
Favorite Season: I love spring time! Weather starts getting nicer, and the anticipation of summer is just the best.
A fun night off might include: A good dinner, followed by a nice walk outside. Then I could go for some dessert and an entertaining movie.

Rob Menko

Hometown: White Lake, MI
College: Michigan State University
Favorite Video Game: League of Legends
A fun night off might include: Hanging out with friends, playing ultimate frisbee, watching a movie, or taking a hike.

Lauren Benning

Hometown: Waterford, MI
College: Michigan State University
Favorite Candle Scent: Snuggly Sweater. If you translate cozy knitwear into a candle, apparently you get lavender, rose, vanilla, and musk.
A fun night off might include: Enjoying music, paint, games, stars, and a good story.

Becca Abatie

Hometown: Cape Coral, Florida
College: Michigan State University
Favorite Series of Books/Movies: The Lord of the Rings
A fun night off might include: Playing Pokémon Go with the husband, a good book, and maybe a nap!

John Kaufmann

Hometown: Hemlock, MI
College: MSU
Favorite Conversation Spot: Taco Bell
A fun night off might include: Making a big ol’ mess of pasta, baking something, and hanging out with friends and conversating. 

Kerry Fahy

Hometown: Holland, MI
College: Ferris State University
Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids
A fun night off might include: Spending time with my husband Ethan, sons, or friends, going out for dinner, and watching a movie, or playing a game.

Jessica Darling

Hometown: Beavercreek, OH
College: The Ohio State University
Favorite Season: Fall
A fun night off might include: A night out or in with great friends and great food!

Laura Smith

Hometown: North Bloomfield, Ohio
College: The University of Toledo
Favorite Author: Jane Austen
A fun night off might include: Eating great food with hubby or friends or karaoke.