MEET THE TEAM

KultScene came to exist by the collective effort of four friends who shared a love for all things K-pop and a distaste for tacky aesthetics.

And now, get to know the brains and voices behind KultScene:

ALEXIS HODOYAN

ALEXIS HODOYAN

Editor-in-Chief

Location: California

Specialties: Women empowerment, Quirky lists, event coverage

Faves list: Super Junior, GOT7, BIGBANG, Highlight, and f(x)

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TAMAR HERMAN

TAMAR HERMAN

Managing Editor

Location: New York

Specialties: Entertainment Industry Analysis, History of K-pop

Faves list: Super Junior, INFINITE, and Epik High

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ALEJANDRO ABARCA

ALEJANDRO ABARCA

Creative Director

Location: Mexico City

Specialties: Fashion styling, Music reviews

Faves list: BIGBANG, SHINee, WINNER, 2NE1, Beenzino, and Highlight

TARA MANION

TARA MANION

Head Writer

Location: New York

Specialties: Rambling, Wit, Sarcasm, Opinion-based writing

Faves List: 5Zic, SHINee, Highlight, Clazziquai Project, and Korean Hip Hop

JOE PALMER

JOE PALMER

Writer

Location: New York/Dublin

Specialties: Features, Analysis, Cinema, Trashy concepts

Faves List: Nine Muses, After School, VIXX, Brown Eyed Girls, and f(x)

TAM HUYNH

TAM HUYNH

Writer

Location: Boston

Specialties: K-drama, Concerts aficionado, Music video

Faves List: AOMG & YG families, Ailee, B.A.P, Fly To The Sky, GOT7, Kevin (ZE:A), Shinhwa, and TIM

ANNA CHEANG

ANNA CHEANG

Writer

Location: Singapore

Specialties: K-pop reviews, K-dramas, Opinion writing

Faves list: Infinite, 2PM, 2NE1, and DAY6

SHELLEY FOO

SHELLEY FOO

Writer

Location: New York

Specialties: Media and Cultural Analysis, All Things Hallyu, Fangirling, Whimsical Lists

Faves list: BTS, EXO, Super Junior, DBSK, Infinite, MBLAQ, Highlight, and Monsta X

KATHERINE VILLALON

KATHERINE VILLALON

Photographer/Writer

Location: New York

Specialties: Photography, Concert Reviews

Faves List: Super Junior, Infinite, T-ARA, Jung Joon Young, and DAY6

KUSHAL DEV

KUSHAL DEV

Writer

Location: New Jersey/Connecticut

Specialties: Entertainment Industry Analysis, Girl Groups, Charts and Popularity Analysis

Faves list: 2NE1, Girls’ Generation, MAMAMOO, TWICE, and f(x)

JOAN VOS MACDONALD

JOAN VOS MACDONALD

Writer

Location: Kingston, New York
Specialties: K-drama, K-movies, Korean culture
Faves List: BIGBANG, 2NE1, BTS, GOT7, Jay Park, Aziatix, and Leessang

ANA CLARA RIBEIRO

ANA CLARA RIBEIRO

Writer

Location: Brazil

Specialties: Music & cultural analysis, songwriting & music production process, girl groups, and female rap

Faves list: Female rappers, T-ara, Secret, Gavy NJ, Red Velvet, Twice, Yoon Mirae, Drunken Tiger, and MFBTY

Past Contributors

Thuc Nguyen

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Olivia Veizas

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Lynh Nguyen

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Sana Parvayz

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James Buhain

Social Media Manager