Richard Nebens

Senior Writer, Editor, Content Creator

Richard Nebens holds a position as The Direct's Senior Writer, also serving as an assistant editor and content creator for the site. 

Richard first joined The Direct in March 2020 and plays a big role in the site's day-to-day operations by writing, editing, ideating, and posting multiple articles daily, helping readers stay up to date with the latest from every fandom. He started his writing career in July 2019 with MCU Exchange and also served as a writer/podcast host with The Illuminerdi from 2020 to 2022.

Prior to joining The Direct, Richard worked a variety of jobs, including as a bellman, valet, photographer, and escape room manager, later going on to own a brewery/sports bar in South Lake Tahoe, California. Richard earned a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Business/Management from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts as part of the class of 2013.

Richard can be found on Twitter at @RichardNebens sharing his latest article from The Direct, cheering on his sports teams, giving his best attempts at comedy, or hyping up the latest epic movie or TV show's arrival.

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