Our Editorial Team

Lacey Johnson

Madam Wonder: Editor-in-Chief & Founder

Lacey Johnson is an award-winning editor, essayist and journalist who earned her degree from Belmont University. She has worked with a wide range of celebrities and entrepreneurs - including Betsey Johnson, Deepak Chopra, Lewis Howes and Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson. Her work can be read in a variety of print magazines and digital media sources including Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Woman’s Day, Mirabella, PopSugar and others. She has also been a featured guest on a variety of Altare Publishing's wellness-related podcasts.With a deep intrigue for human beings, and passion for smacking her readers in the face with the truth, she writes and reports boldly and introspectively about topics such as love and relationships, popular culture, grief, travel, spirituality, wellness, women’s issues and the nuances of successful living.

Christina Mirabella

Beauty & Style Editor

Christina Mirabella is a celebrity hairstylist and makeup artist. She is trained and certified in multiple color lines, techniques, and treatments, and has led glam squads for numerous Fashion Week shows and events, music videos, and national campaigns. She is also the Editor-in-Chief and Owner of the internationally-printed beauty and lifestyle magazine, Mirabella. Her client list includes, but is not limited to, Kelly Osbourne, Khloé Kardashian, Giuliana Rancic, Kristin Cavallari, Betsey Johnson, Patricia Field, Madonna, Whitney Thore, Tabatha Coffey, Michael Ashton, Mia Michaels, Sam Fine, Heather Dubrow, Marcia Hamilton, Kimmie Kyees and Yvette Beebe. She is committed to giving The Wonder Report readers the most up-to-date beauty news, trends, product reviews, and all-around invaluable beauty and style information. Her greatest fulfillment in life is motivating, educating and helping others in every way possible.

Tori Tate Thomas

Senior Staff Writer: Health & Empowerment

Tori is a branding guru, social media strategist, fitness fanatic, and writer with a passion for empowering others. Born and raised at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, she spent most of her upbringing exploring the hundred-acre woods on her farm, creating a deep-rooted love for nature and adventures. Driven by her pursuit of knowledge, she finds great joy in learning. She earned her degree in journalism and electronic media from the University of Tennessee, where she also met her adoring husband.Tori has a big heart for her community; she sits on the board of directors for the local children’s advocacy center and works with United Way of Blount County as the chair of the communications committee. In her spare time, she can be found baking delicious treats, fitting in fitness, escaping to the mountains, and cheering on the Tennessee Vols with her husband. 

Duchess

Staff Writer: Fashion & Pop Culture

Duchess is an actress, television host and writer who earned her bachelor's degree in mass communications and sociology from Tennessee State University. She has written, produced and starred in her own short films, and is passionate about fashion, pop culture and any creative endeavor that exercises her artistic and entrepreneurial muscles.

Madison Yauger

Staff Writer: Millennial Mindset

After earning her bachelor's degree in North Carolina, Madison is leaving the comforts of what she knows, heading to graduate school to begin the transition from student to working adult. As a millennial, she relates to the opinions and mindsets of those in her generation. Understanding that there are a lot of changes occurring in the world right now, she wishes to be a part of the positive ones. In the midst of becoming a true and functioning “adult” she hopes to take readers through the in’s and out’s of what is often not said about transitioning from school into ’the rest of your life.' She enjoys sharing her insights, reported findings and general knowledge about what’s going on in the world and - more specifically - how that looks through the lens of a young millennial.

Naja Rickette

Staff Writer: Bold Entrepreneurship & Spirituality

The Naja is known by the masses as being an award-winning celebrity nail artist, but she is so much more. Having moved to Los Angeles in 2006 with only $300 to her name, within a few years she was flying to Paris for Fashion Week, and the owner of a hot-spot West Hollywood salon with elite clientele that ranged from Lady Gaga to Missy Elliot to T.I. A Guinness World Record Holder, her work on Mary J Blige, Fergie, LL Cool Jay and Katy Perry has been featured in magazines such as Vogue, Marie Claire, Seventeen and Vibe, as well as on countless red carpets and in music videos. Viewers fell in love with her quick wit and feisty approach to life for five seasons of We TV's reality show "LA Hair."A renowned beauty industry guru, she is also a published writer and accomplished speaker whose superior is unapologetic integrity. A spiritual warrior and seeker of truth, she has educated thousands of beauty professionals on everything from technique to marketing. One of her passions, among many, is helping young entrepreneurs navigate the beauty field, take charge of their own success story and generate consistent cashflow. She offers a range of online classes & personal coaching, available at najanailguru.com. She is currently co-authoring a much-anticipated book with The Wonder Report’s Editor-in-Chief Lacey Johnson.

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