The Extol Team


  extolteamphotos-8Angie Fenton |

Editor in Chief

Angie Fenton is a writer, editor, TV reporter, emcee, motivational speaker, wife and brand-new mom. A lover of dogs, words, people, pickles, Kenny Rogers and the nearest dance floor, Angie has a heart for helping those in need. She is @angiefenton on Twitter and @angieeff on Instagram.

                                                  extolteamphotos-4Jason Applegate |

Managing Partner and Director Advertising & Sales

Jason Applegate enjoys cooking, playing golf, and the free time he still has but knows he will soon lose now that he is a father. Coming home to his four dogs and spending time with his wife are his favorite things to do.

extolteamphotos-1Adam Kleinert | Art Director

Born and raised in Clark County, Adam only left the utopia of Southern Indiana to receive a formal education in fine arts at Ball State. He is the owner of Hatch Design Co. and is proudly raising his family in the region he loves. When not designing, Adam can usually be found woodworking, cooking or cheering on the Henryville Hornets.

                                                  tonybennettextolTony Bennett | Photographer

Tony takes very few personal photographs. He loves every opportunity to hang out/spend time/travel with his lovely wife Mandy. He’s still his worst critic. He loves road cycling, hiking and playing volleyball. Rarely a day goes by that he’s not working on photos or something for his photography business. He’s also a connoisseur of anything chocolate and junk food in general. You can view some of his work at or

                                              extolteamphotos-7Miranda McDonald | Fashion Columnist

When not writing about fashion, Miranda is working full time as a marketing manager for licensed partners at CafePress. If she is not exploring the local culinary scene with her husband and friends, she is back home in Bardstown spending time with family. As a founding member of the Connecting Things Louisville event series, she enjoys connecting with local creatives, and building a community in which local artists support one another and take pride in the city they call home.

extolteamphotos-10JD Dotson | Photographic Columnist

In addition to exploring for Extol, JD is co-owner of Regalo in Louisville and Southern Indiana. JD loves to hunt down the unique and eclectic things and experiences life has to offer and bring them to the store, his art, and the magazine. He can be found exploring the city and its’ parks by running through them any chance he gets on a beautiful day, and loves to road trip across the country any chance he gets. JD has explored the country numerous times by car and on foot, but always loves coming home to his husband, and the small zoo of cats, dogs and chickens he has been lucky enough to be his family.

extolstacythomas-101Stacy Thomas | Writer

Known in Louisville as Girl Friday at Joseph’s Salon & Spa – Stacy has never met a stranger. She has a knack for gauging personalities and mixing them together like a strong drink. Stacy is not afraid to try something new as she is always evolving. She sees the ART in the everyday and draws attention to its beauty. A storyteller and a wordsmith, she could write enough books to fill a case. She is honest to a fault and an observer of detail. Stacy is always up for adventure and the kind of girl that will put a straw in the shaker when the bar is out of glasses.


Nick Carter | Food Columnist

Hair guru by day, self-proclaimed foodie by night, crazy cat lady always, Nick dives right in to everything the Derby City and its surrounding areas have to offer. It was this love that prompted him to start Derby City Eats – – and what better way to a man’s heart but through his stomach. A resident of Crescent Hill in Louisville and fur parent to three precious little babies, Nick wants to highlight the food culture of this area one meal at a time as he exposes our community as one of the best culinary mecca’s in the world.


Danny Alexander | Photographer

Tim Girton Photographer 

David Harrison | Photographer

Farrah Alexander | Columnist

Ray LucasColumnist

Jenna Foster Writer

Steve Kaufman | Writer

Nicholas Siegel | Writer


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