Brian Reynolds

President & Publisher

Brian is President of Tribune Media Group, LLC and Publisher of The Loudoun Tribune. He has been a business and sales professional for more than 31 years, most recently as president of DesignB Studios, Inc., an online marketing, consulting and web design company, and previously as Vice President of Sales for Building Engineers Supply Company. Brian also worked as general manager, general sales manager, finance manager and salesperson for several Washington D.C. area automobile dealers. Brian lives in Leesburg with his wife, daughter in high school, beagles and cats. He has a son in the USAF and another in the USMC.

Veronike Collazo

Lead Reporter

Veronike has started her career in journalism with strong credentials. After graduating from Loudoun’s Heritage High School with honors, she earned a B.J. degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, along with a B.A. in Political Science and certificate in multicultural studies.

While at Mizzou, Veronike was a contributing writer for Fangirl the Magazine, as well as a copy editor and public life reporter for The Columbia Missourian. She also interned for the Global Peace Foundation and spent a summer reporting for El Sol de San Telmo, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Veronike (pronounced veh-ruh-neek) lives in Herndon and covers public safety, education, business, diversity and breaking news for The Tribune.

Ryan Butler

Contributing Reporter

Ryan grew up in Loudoun County and has experience in both journalism and business.  Before joining the Tribune, he worked as a news and sports writer for, and a contributing writer for the Tampa Bay Times and Yellow Scene Magazine. Ryan has also written for the Chiefland Citizen, INsite Magazine, Levy County Journal and Focus Magazine, and was director of content for Gamedayr Media Network. He also has marketing experience working for JWO Enterprises and Clever Athletics.

Ryan earned a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida’s School of Journalism and Communications, where he minored in Sports Management. Ryan enjoys covering government, education, community, sports and breaking news.

Paul Zdepski

Paul is an award-winning illustrator, designer and instructor, and a contributor to the opinion pages of The Tribune.

John Hilton

John Hilton

Contributing Columnist

A native northern Virginian, John is a veteran top-producing sales industry leader, with expertise in insurance, real estate and financial services. The recipient of numerous achievement awards, he has experience with and knowledge of many of the region’s most significant industries. John received his higher education from George Mason University and Wesley Theological Seminary, and is a regular contributor to The Tribune.


Dr. Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D

Contributing Columnist

Mike is founder and director of Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric Services, a mental health practice serving Loudoun County and surrounding areas. He is the author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun, a new book for parents and children available on Amazon, and a regular contributor to The Tribune (“Ask Dr. Mike”).