Who We Are

NMR is an online magazine dedicated to cutting edge coverage and analyses of new media content, culture and news.

The magazine’s mission is to serve as the leading publication for the newest waves of digital content creators and viewers.

NMR focuses a unique spotlight on the most important and intriguing figures in new media, as well as highlighting those on the rise and the audiences that propel them.

Founded in Dec. of 2011, NMR is the leader in covering digital entertainment and culture. See some of the featured interviews we’ve done here, and learn how you can advertise or sponsor NMR here.



Rory Haines – CEO

Rory is an HFPA award-winning writer/director represented by Oasis Media and UTA, and until March 2014 was the acting Director of Operations at Tobuscus with Toby Turner. He is currently the CEO of NewMediaRockstars.



Logan Chance Rapp – Editor-in-Chief

Logan Chance Rapp is a writer and producer in North Hollywood. After leaving Central California for Los Angeles, he’s worked in all mediums, notably for SourceFed’s 2012 Presidential Election coverage as head writer and political consultant. He’s also the publisher of the indie-lit short story collection Warmed and Bound: A Velvet Anthology, available now.




Jenni Powell – Head of Production

Jenni Powell is the Emmy Award-winning producer of The Lizzie Bennet DiariesWelcome to Sanditon, lonelygirl15, Emma Approved and The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy. For two years she was Director of Content and Social Media for VidCon and was a producer at Felicia Day’s YouTube Premium Channel Geek & Sundry where she produced the Geekie Award-Winning Talkin’ Comics Weekly. Currently, she is Head of Production for NewMediaRockstars. She doesn’t have a lot of free time.


Jeff Klima – Senior Editor

Jeff Klima is the published author of the memoir “The Dead Janitors Club” and the Random House novel “L.A. Rotten” (2015). In addition to being Senior Editor of NMR, he has been a regular columnist for the Huffington Post, humor columnist for The S.C. Signal and a contributor to “Girls & Corpses” and “Podiatry Today” (right?). He has covered the YouTube scene for years and is excited to see what happens next. Hopefully it includes pie.  




Evan DeSimone – Staff Writer

Evan DeSimone is a copywriter, digital media blogger, and all-purpose internet person. He hails from New Jersey and believes with all of his heart that the world probably owes him something to make up for that. Though rumor has it that he does possess a physical form he is most easily found on Twitter rambling about online video. 

Rachel Kiley – Staff Writer

Rachel Kiley graduated from NYU and wrote for the Lizzie Bennet Diaries.

Christine Linnell – Editorial Assistant

Christine is originally from Nebraska, but spent seven years in New Zealand doing communications, technical writing and journalism before moving to Los Angeles to work in web series production. Most recently she was the transmedia editor and media co-ordinator for the PBS Digital Studios series “Frankenstein M.D.” As editorial assistant at New Media Rockstars, she mostly nags people about spelling and geeks out on social media.