Tanita has a background in reporting and newspaper journalism and, as Real Crime’s resident writer, she’s had a hand in multiple parts of the magazine. Tanita interviewed the former Manitowoc County prosecutor, Ken Kratz, of Making A Murderer fame, for our Steven Avery cover, on page 14.
An award- winning correspondent for ITV News based in Bristol, Robert has reported on well- known crimes such as the murders of Joanna Yeates, Sian O’Callaghan, Melanie Road and Melanie Hall. Robert traces the steps of the two Russians suspected of the Salisbury novichok poisonings, on page 30.
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Abby is a UK- based academic with research interests in psychopathy, toxic masculinity and violence. She splits her time between freelance copywriting, research and account management services, and lecturing on narrative fiction, critical theory and evil. Abby writes about the cross- dressing killer on page 22.
Jo is an academic lawyer and lecturer specialising in criminal law, forensics, crime and deviance. She has created courses and given talks on subjects like Jack the Ripper. Her book, Murderous East Anglia, is available on Amazon. Jo has penned one of the strangest cold cases we’ve ever featured, the Yuba County 5, on page 46.
This US- based awardwinning author has been a freelance journalist, writer, organised crime researcher and designer for more than a decade. Chris has explored the life of one of the USA’s most famous and powerful old- school mobsters, Meyer Lansky, in Mob Money Man, on page 62.
Paul is the author of New York Times bestseller Midnight In Peking. His latest book, City Of Devils, is another true crime tale that takes the reader into wartime Shanghai and is available now. He’s written about the three teenage Khachaturyan sisters, who murdered their ‘ mafia’ father, on page 70.