Please welcome Rodney McAuley to team Spokane Faith & Values.
McAuley serves as the director of church and community engagement for Spokane Youth for Christ, which he said aims to empower urban youth to change their neighborhoods for Christ.
He has a passion for reconciliation, which he plans to write about for this website.
Learn more about McAuley on his author's page.
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.