American Idol Net is a fan site for FOX’s hit reality series “American Idol.” We are not related to the show, its production, or any sort of involvement with “American Idol.” We’re just big fans of the show and love to discuss what’s happening and then share that news with you.

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Editorial Staff

Matt Boyer, Publisher, Lead Writer
matt [at] americanidolnet [.] com.
About Matt: Matt is the lead wrangler when it comes to bringing together the best writers and websites for the Gravy Train Productions entertainment news network. Aside from spending most his time scavenging the interwebs, Matt enjoys relaxing with his wife and two dogs in the suburbs of D.C.

Kelley Boyer, Copy Editor
Email: kelley [at] americanidolnet [.] com.
About Kelley: Kelley lends her technical writing degree skills to American Idol Net to help keep her husband in check. While she enjoys American Idol as much as the next fan, what she really wants is another German Shepherd but Randy Jackson’s constant use of “dawg” isn’t helping her argument.

Ashley Maples, Staff Writer
Email: ashley [at] americanidolnet [.] com.
About Ashley: New to the team, Ashley brings her musical background perspective to the weekly reviews of what’s happening both on and in front of the Idol stage.

Branden Barker, Staff Writer
Email: branden [at] americanidolnet [.] com.
About Branden: Branden, a pop culture junky, has covered entertainment for newspapers and magazines for the past 10 years. He thinks of “American Idol” like one might think of a skeezy uncle. He loves it but never trusts it.

L. A. Vess, Staff Writer (Google+)
Email: gossipandgabmedia [at] gmail [.] com.
About L. A.: L. A. Vess is a professional editor, writer, SEO specialist and web content manager with over 20 years experience in both print and online media.

Writer’s Guidelines

Writers interested in contributing to can contact the site at matt [at] americanidolnet [.] com. Please do not submit general requests for freelancing as they will be ignored. However, if you have a specific story idea or column to pitch, please do send it along and we’ll let you know if we are interested.