Meet Jim Downard, our Atheist writer

Please welcome Jim Downard to our team of contributors.

Downard replaces Thomas J. Brown as our Atheist writer and currently serves as a member of the Spokane Secular Society.

He has a passion for history, science and education.

Read more about Downard on his author's page.

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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  1. Woo hoo! You’re in good hands with Jim. I look forward to what he has to say.

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