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Our Team

Meet the people behind Forensic News:

Scott Stedman
Scott is an investigative journalist active in covering national security, corruption, financial crime, and other matters. Scott's work has driven Congressional investigations, been cited in high-profile Amicus Curiae briefs, and cited by numerous experts and academics. He is currently studying to become a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

Stedman’s book chronicling the Russia investigation, Real News, was published by Skyhorse Publishing in April 2019.

Eric Levai
Eric is a comedian and writer in Los Angeles. After November 8th, 2016, he decided the best way to fight back is speaking truth to power. Eric's journalism focuses on disinformation and malign foreign influence.

Adrienne Cobb
Adrienne is an archaeologist in the morning and a political researcher/writer in the afternoon. She moderates political-themed discussion boards on Reddit like /r/Keep_Track and writes a newsletter recapping the latest politico-legal news.

Alex Hulvalchick
Alex is a graduate from The Ohio State University. She graduated with a degree in journalism and a minor in history. Alex also spent time working for All Sides with Ann Fisher at WOSU Studios in Columbus, Ohio. She loves Halloween and French bulldogs and has played rugby since high school.

Anna Popp
Anna is a fourth-year journalism student at Seattle University where she will be graduating in the spring and pursuing graduate school in New York City. Anna is the News Editor for the Seattle U newspaper, the Spectator and works as the lead language tutor at the university's tutoring department. Along with journalism, Anna is passionate about traveling, speaking languages and reading.

Aaron Parnas
Aaron Parnas is an attorney and former managing editor of The George Washington International Law Review. Aaron received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School in 2020, and his B.A. from Florida Atlantic University in 2017.

Xavier Gonzalez
Xavier Gonzalez is an experienced web developer and technical consultant based in Austin, TX. Besides writing code and maintaining the Forensic News website, Xavier is also responsible for editing podcasts and creating various custom content and assets. In addition to web and technology, Xavier is also an talented musician, artist, and voice over actor.