About Us

Photo Credit: Will Heffernan

Our Approach

Our mission at ECHO is to keep you in the know about new music and all things entertainment and emerging artists across all sectors in the industry.  From coast to coast, we will bring you music reviews, exclusive talent interviews, film and tv reviews and more!

Our Story

Our co-founders have always had a passion for music and entertainment. Many nights, they can be found at concerts or catching the latest hot show or movie. As an aspiring entertainment journalist (Will) and photographer (Amelia), it has been their dream to share those discoveries with others through words and photos. They are realizing that dream through ECHO, a new music & entertainment publication.

Meet the Team 

Will Heffernan
Co-Founder & Editor/Writer
Will is a 2018 graduate of Suffolk University where he majored in Journalism. He was the editor of the Arts and Entertainment section for The Suffolk Voice, Suffolk’s online publication where he interviewed artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa and more. Will writes for publications such as CelebMix, and has written for Mood Magazine, Celeb Secrets and Blended Magazine.
Kendall Graham
Staff Writer
Kendall is a writer and Communications Manager from Nantucket, MA. She received her B.A. in English and Communications from Curry College in Milton, MA, and is pursuing a Master of Science in Professional Writing at New York University. Kendall is also a Contributing Writer for Atwood
Magazine and maintains her own blog, ACK Prose. She loves rock, electronic, and alternative genres, and loves sharing it with anyone who’ll listen to her geek about it. Previously a standout Feature Screenplay Development Intern at L.A.-based production company Abbot Entertainment, she hopes to one day write successful screenplays.
Thomas Manning
Staff Writer
Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFCA and SEFCA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program Meet Me at the Movies. He also serves as Senior Interviewer for Elements of Madness. He has worked as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. Additionally, he manages his own film review and interview site, The Run-Down on Movies. Manning is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University with a double-major in Communications and English. His passion for cinema and storytelling is rivaled only by his love for the music of Taylor Swift. When he isn’t watching or talking about movies, you can usually find Manning drinking a ridiculous amount of coffee, going on spontaneous road trips, and running dozens of miles as he searches for the meaning of life.
Angie Comer
Staff Writer
Angie is a writer/director with seven short films, eight feature scripts and TV Pilots to her credit. Born in DC and raised in Southern, Cali by a single mom, Angie always believed that writing was going to play a starring role in her life. Angie is graduate of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women and the Studio Arts program. As an avid runner with 13 half marathons under her belt, Angie is a dedicated Steelers fan who plays kickball, volleyball, and pickleball. Currently, Angie is diligently writing a new feature script and is in the early stages of developing her 9th and last short film; a workplace dark comedy, entitled FAQs.

Amelia Cordischi
Co-Founder & Editor/Photographer/Writer
Amelia is a 2015 graduate of Simmons College in Boston. During her studies at Simmons, Amelia managed Simmons College Radio (The Shark) and co-hosted her own radio show, The Find. Since then, she has enjoyed discovering new great music and sharing it with audiences in the Boston area and beyond.
Alessandra Guarneri
Staff Writer
Derin Yilmaz
Staff Writer
Derin received her BA in Writing for Film and Television from Emerson College. She previously worked as an Editorial Intern at Young Hollywood and had her articles on film& TV, pop culture, fashion, and music published on YH: The Scene. Recently, she worked at Voltage Pictures as a Development Intern and assisted Hollywood producers in the development & production of various film projects. She is currently based in NYC and loves writing Film & Television reviews for both new and nostalgic content.
Iz Indelicato
Staff Writer
Iz Indelicato is a Boston-based multimedia journalist and content strategist. Whether award-winning in-depth investigative reporting or their stint hosting on Boston’s Independent Radio, 92.5 the River, empathy and deep curiosity are their driving forces. Iz says that the versatility of the communications field is what makes their work so exciting and continues to develop their craft by learning through community.
Sam Piscitelli
Staff Writer
Sam Piscitelli received his B.A. in English with a Concentration in Creative Writing from Curry College. He’s a music journalist based in Denver, CO. He’s written for Mugatunes, Founded and wrote for The Personal Cuts Music Blog, Bolderbeat, and now is a staff writer at ECHO. He’s interviewed two-time Grammy-Nominated Jamie Floyd and singer/songwriter Jeb Havens. He loves finding new music in his spare time as well as writing his own music.