About Us

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.

Davis Giangiulio, Managing 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.

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

Maura Boughter-Dornfeld, Food 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 Soprano, Food 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.

Abigail Wolfe, Entertainment Editor

A graduate of Rosemont College, where she earned a dual degree in English and communications – and was inducted into Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honors Society, and the Gertrude Kistler Honors Society – Wolfe is an avid writer, runner and connoisseur of fun. From her home in Manayunk, Wolfe will be covering music, art, theater, film and more.

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.

Ana Welsh
Ana Welsh, Business Editor

A Certified Professional Coach, motivational speaker and corporate trainer, Ana Welsh has more than 10 years of experience building culture and scaling growth at a large, private equity backed, multi-location business. An expert in creating positive, diverse corporate cultures, Ana coaches C-suite executives and employees on enhancing performance and teamwork. A graduate of Florida Atlantic University and NYU’s School of Professional Studies, Ana has been featured in the Huffington Post and MarketWatch. A native of Brazil, Ana lives in Wayne with her husband and their children.

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.