About The Direct

The Direct is a leading independent entertainment news outlet covering the MCU, Marvel, superheroes, Star Wars, DC movies, gaming and more. The Direct reaches a large audience of over 4 million monthly unique visitors on thedirect.com, over 800,000 followers on Twitter, and over 7 million people reached monthly on Facebook.

Started in 2017 by Editor in Chief Brian Grodzki as @MCU_Direct on Twitter, The Direct is now comprised of a team of passionate young journalists and content creators from across the globe, including the United States, Canada, Philippines, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and Australia.

The Direct creates informative articles with beautiful visuals that thoroughly covers all things pop culture. Our coverage includes exclusive scoops, breaking news, celebrity interviews, reviews, and comprehensive analysis from our team of entertainment experts.

Brian Grodzki

Brian Grodzki

Editor-in-chief, CEO, Co-founder

John McBryan

John McBryan

CTO, Co-Founder

Aeron Mer Eclarinal

Aeron Mer Eclarinal

Content Lead, Content Creator, Writer

Andrew Gilman

Andrew Gilman

Editor & Writer

David Thompson

David Thompson

Writer, Editor, & Podcast Producer

John Ross Bradford

John Ross Bradford

Editor & Writer

Klein Felt

Klein Felt

Editor & Writer

Liam Crowley

Liam Crowley

Writer, Editor & Podcast Producer

Matt Roembke

Matt Roembke

Writer & Podcast Producer

Pamela Gores

Pamela Gores

Managing Copy Editor, Writer

Richard Nebens

Richard Nebens

Senior Writer, Editor, Content Creator

Russ Milheim

Russ Milheim

Industry Relations Coordinator | Writer

Sam Hargrave

Sam Hargrave

Associate Editor (Content)

Tom Drew

Tom Drew

Executive Editor, Writer, Content Creator