Fresh after graduating from CSUSB in the spring of this year with a B.A. in Communication Studies, MaryRone Shell was picked with Amanda Elmer to head up the Community Connection team to assign, edit and produce stories. She plans to use her recent experience as a news editor for the Coyote Chronicle to this new position. MaryRone is a proud resident of San Bernardino and is an active member of the community. She is looking forward to expanding the vision for Inland Empire Media Group (IEMG) brand and promoting the city of San Bernardino and all it has to offer to its residents.

Community News Producer and Editor—-Lives in Bloomington, CA. Has recently graduated from CSUSB with a major in Mass Communication as well as a minor in Studio Art. She loves photography, her dog and her two rats.

Laura Paredes is a host, producer, and editor for IEMG. Her video blog “Laura On The Streets” gives an inside perspective on the Inland Empire. You can also catch her on episodes of “Inland Empire Alive” and the upcoming show “Get Connected.”

David Chaidez is a videographer and editor at IEMG. He is also currently pursuing a B.A. in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Mass Media at Cal State San Bernardino. Chaidez was born and raised in the Inland Empire and he is excited to showcase all the wonderful new things going on in this great city.