Our Writers

Castle Party is made up of a community of like-minded Disney enthusiasts and travel/lifestyle bloggers who enjoy adding some magic to their style and day-to-day lives. Continue reading to get to know our content creators.

Brittany DiCologero – Content Manager

Brittany DiCologero is a graduate of St. Anselm College, in Manchester, NH, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. She is the author of Theme Park Press’ Brittany Earns Her Ears, which follows her journey working in DinoLand U.S.A. on the Disney College Program, and Red, White, and Disney, a guide to understanding American history in Disney theme parks. In addition to Castle Party, Brittany is a freelance writer who has worked with Celebrations Magazine, Attractions Magazine, Theme Park Tourist, WDW MagazineMickey TipsDisney Dining, and Disney Fanatic. She has been featured in Boston Voyager, Reader’s Digest, Fatherly, Cheapism, and more, and she is the Social Media/Marketing Director for Celebrations Magazine. Learn more about Brittany’s freelancing services here.

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Chaz Saldi – Editorial Assistant


Chaz Saldi completed the Disney College Program in the spring 2015 season, where he worked in custodial on Main Street U.S.A. In addition to editing content for Castle Party, he also manages some of our social media channels and is responsible for many of the photos on the site. He has written for DisneyDining.com and he helps organize media events and PR for Castle Party.

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Natty Duchesneau – Contributing Writer

Natty Duchesneau completed the Disney College Program during the spring 2015 recruiting season where she worked as a merchandise cast member at the grand opening of the newly rebranded Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. When she is not in the Disney parks, you can find her at home in Wisconsin cooking, drawing, or doing her makeup. Newlywed and always ready to explore the parks with her husband, you can expect a lot of goofy pictures and why Disney has always been an important theme throughout her life.

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Ashleigh Schneider – Contributing Writer & Vlogger

ashleigh-profile-picture-croppedAshleigh Schneider is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, with a specialization in Musical Theatre. Ashleigh has previously participated in the Disney College Program in Children’s Activities, and she recently completed program in 2017. She hopes to eventually move into a full-time position and work her way toward becoming a cruise director with Disney Cruise Lines.

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Nicole Karnath – Contributing Writer

Nicole Karnath is an education major at the University of Houston Clear Lake. She is very passionate about Disney and makes sure to bring it up in every conversation! Due to her love for Disney, Nicole hopes to participate in the Disney College Program soon. In her free time, she enjoys doing crafts such as making mouse ears and greeting cards.

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Meghan Lemmo – Guest Writer & Vlogger

17157392_1271659709577827_6644911667547700463_o (2)1Meghan Lemmo is a Human Relations major at High Point University in High Point, NC. She loves all things Disney, and is especially interested in the history and future of Disney Parks. She participated in the Disney College Program Fall 2017 season, and she hopes to work in Human Resources for the company some day.

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Caitlin Reddington – Guest Writer

Caitlin Reddington is a graduate of Mercyhurst University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising. She has a huge love for Disney and she participated in the Disney College Program Fall 2017 season as a Merchandise Cast Member. Caitlin runs her own fashion and lifestyle blog called A Tiny Trendsetter.

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Caroline Medley – Guest Writer

Caroline Medley is a graduate of Elon University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She is currently assigned to the moon of Pandora with Alpha Centauri Expeditions to bring Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests to the world of Avatar. Caroline has been with The Walt Disney Company on and off since her College Program in  2013, with roles in three parks and eight resorts. She is also a Managing Editor for a premiere college gymnastics blog, a part-time swim instructor, and a full-time kitty mom.

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Julianne Bavaro – Guest Writer

Julianne Bavaro is a graduate from The University of Scranton, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Counseling and Human Services, and Rider University, where she earned a Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership. Julianne works in Human Resources and would love to someday work for Disney. Right now she experiences Disney by inserting bits of Disney style into her wardrobe and planning her next trip!

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