screen-shot-2016-11-01-at-8-51-04-pmSarah Ruhlman


Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Sarah Ruhlman is a former first grade teacher turned blogepreneur.   She is a blogger, social media influencer and television personality.  She has been featured on numerous local news stations and the national ABC family television show, Job or No Job.

In 2008, she created with the reader in mind.  Sarah continues to reach followers with daily postings on her site and social media channels.  She has worked with hundreds of brands and has been blogging for over 10 years.  Her work has been featured across the internet and in many national publications.

You can follow her on facebook, twitter, pinterest and instagram.

Ellen Petersen

Editorial Assistant and Contributor 

Ellen Colette is a senior at Benedictine College studying Journalism and Mass Communications.  She one day hopes to work for a non-profit missions company or as a travel writer for National Geographic. In her spare time, Ellen enjoys running, free-writing in coffee shops and reading classic novels.

You can follow her on facebook and instagram.


Kayla Reed

Editorial Assistant and Contributor 

Kayla Reed is a Junior at Avila University studying Marketing with a Minor in Advertising and Public Relations. Her hobbies include reading, DIY projects, and running around Kansas City. Kayla hopes to one day find her passion in the beauty world.

Laura Fotovich

Entertainment Contributor

Laura Fotovich is very excited to be a part of the Sarah Scoop team!  She has a passion for writing about anything from fashion to movies and in her free time she enjoys singing as well as playing the piano and guitar.  In her future, Laura hopes to pursue a career in vocal performance and continue writing.

You can follow her on facebook, twitter and instagram.


Veronica Vivona


Veronica Vivona received her B.A. in Creative Writing and Sociology in 2015 from the University of North Texas. Having spent her life in the Dallas, Texas area, she made the leap to move to Durham, North Carolina for a fresh start after graduating. She is a writer specializing in a range of topics including interviews, sponsorship, beauty, food, and entertainment. Veronica is enthusiastic as her writing career continues to flourish and cannot wait to see what the future has in store for her.

You can follow her on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. You can also check out her writing portfolio here.

Shelby Rainford
Shelby Rainford is a senior professional writing major at Blackburn College with a minor in computer science. She strives to lead a sustainable lifestyle and, through her writing, hopes to inspire others to do the same. Shelby enjoys reading, knitting, and exercising in her free time.
You can follow her on Twitter @ShelbyRainford.