Launched in March 2020, Main Line Tonight’s mission is to create community, conversation and connection. Now a multiplatform digital magazine, Main Line Tonight shines light on interesting people and places, their art, music, beliefs and experiences with a special emphasis on untold, undiscovered stories. Main Line Tonight is built on our unshakeable core values of editorial integrity, inclusion, equity, respect, transparency – and great writing.
Melissa Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief
A journalist for more than 25 years, Melissa Jacobs was senior editor of Main Line Today and a contributing editor at Delaware Today. She was an editor at the Jewish Exponent and associate producer for a WHYY-TV show. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Jacobs is the author of two novels. In March 2020, Jacobs launched Main Line Tonight to create community and feature businesses suffering from closures related to COVID-19.
Jamie Joffe, Culture Editor
Raised by a disco queen in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Jamie Joffe enjoyed a steady diet of “Soul Train” and “Scooby Doo.” A recovering publicist , Joffe runs anythingcanbedone, a creative consulting agency in Conshohocken, and Binge Or Cringe, a Facebook group with more than 12,000 members who discuss TV shows, movies, and all things streaming. She is the host and producer of Binge Or Cringe: The Podcast which is available on all digital streaming platforms.
Katherine Nails, Digital Producer
Katherine Nails is a producer, writer, and designer. Her work has appeared in various Philadelphia-area publications including The Philadelphia Inquirer and Main Line Today magazine.
She is a recipient of the C.A. Tilghman Journalistic Award and the Woman of Promise Award for excellence in her field.
Greg Salisbury, Food Editor
An award-winning journalist, Greg Salisbury spent 17 years as an editor at the Jewish Exponent and its sister publication, Inside Magazine. Salisbury was editor and publisher of the Philadelphia Public Record newspaper and at the multimedia company City & State PA. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and fluent in Spanish and English, Salisbury served on the board of directors of University City Arts League and Kol Tzedek.
Diane Oliva, Style Editor
Entrepreneur, fashionista, jewelry designer; Diane Oliva has done it all. Before her award-winning Ellie Main Line womenswear boutique suffered a COVID-related closing, Oliva was featured in Main Line Today, Philadelphia Magazine and Philadelphia Style. Oliva served on boards and committees for The Junior League of Philadelphia, Wayne Art Center, The Saturday Club, The Armenian Sister Academy, Wings for Success, and other nonprofits. Photo credit: Little Nest Portraits
Rev. Chimère G. Holmes, Mental Health Editor
Chimère G. Holmes is a licensed professional counselor. She holds masters degrees from Villanova University and the University of Pennsylvania and is pursuing her PhD in marriage and family therapy. Holmes was named a Millennial Leader for the Millennial Leaders Project at Union Theological Seminary of Columbia University. She has appeared on NBC-10 and in the Philadelphia Tribune and Main Line Today. Photo credit: Tessa Marie Images
Jenny Ham-Roberts, Photography Editor
Jenny Ham-Roberts is an interdisciplinary artist and educator whose work explores the personal and diasporic. She holds a BFA from Simon Fraser University and an MFA from Hunter College. While working at The New Museum of Contemporary Art in NYC, she co-edited Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education. She is constantly interested in the intersections of race, identity and racialized subjects and uses her work to voice issues that impacts her community.
Jennifer Robinson, Business Editor
A motivational speaker and business consultant, Jennifer Lynn Robinson, Esquire is CEO of Purposeful Networking. She specializes in strategic networking, communications, workplace relations, creating change and building resilience. A contributor for Entrepreneur, Jennifer delivered a TEDx talk and has appeared on CBS, NBC, PHL17, FOX and in Forbes, The Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Magazine and Main Line Today.
Davis Giangiulio, Contributing Editor
A graduate of Lower Merion High School and student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Davis Giangiulio‘s reportage on COVID-19, equity and inclusion in public education and political campaigns has appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Main Line Today, Wake Up To Politics, Delaware Valley Journal, Inside Sources, the Pennsylvania Capital-Star, and the International Policy Digest.
Rehana Wolfe, Contributing Editor
A global pharmaceutical business executive and management consultant, Rehana Wolfe is director and partner in CGI’s U.S. operations’ life sciences sector. A native of Guyana, Wolfe holds a master’s degree from Villanova University. She is president of the board of directors of Wings For Success. She enjoys mentoring and disrupting the sociology of mainstream thinking to eliminate barriers hindering societal unity and growth. Photo credit: Tessa Marie Images
Calvin McCall, Contributing Editor
A graduate of The Haverford School and student at the University of Rhode Island, Calvin McCall is majoring in engineering while playing NCAA Division I baseball. McCall served as a member of URI’s Student-Athlete Diversity Committee, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, and he is a member of the National Society of Black Engineers. An advocate for mentoring and social justice, McCall is active in his home church and keeps faith close to his heart.
Maura Boughter-Dornfeld, Contributing Editor
By day, Maura Boughter-Dornfeld is a public health executive at one of Philadelphia’s most respected universities. By night (and also sometimes by day), she is one-half of The Philly Snack Queens, two dynamic dames who take a fully authentic approach to spreading the word about great eateries in the Philadelphia region. Through writing and photography, they share their love of new hot spots, hidden gems and neighborhood favorites.
Samantha Reina, Contributing Editor
Samantha is the other half of The Philly Snack Queens. After meeting in 2019 and realizing their shared love of food (and spinning), Sam and Maura collaborated on the PSQ Instagram account. Together, they bring a fresh perspective to local spots that might not always get the hype they deserve, are new and upcoming, or they just plain love and want you to love, too.