About Coral Springs Talk

Coral Springs Talk has been providing original News, Views, and Political Coverage since 2012.  First Place Winner of the Florida Press Club’s Online Independent Blog in 2014, 2015, Second Place 2016.

Our Writers

Sharon Aron Baron

Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and has been writing for Coral Springs Talk since 2012, Tamarac since 2011 and Parkland Talk since 2017.  Contact Sharon Aron Baron


Jason Perlow

Jason is a long-time foodie who spent 20 years in the New York City and New Jersey metro areas reviewing restaurants for The New York Times and his personal food blog, Off The Broiler, which he started in 2006 and ran for ten years. He is also the founder of eGullet, a popular food discussion site and not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2001, which was featured on Tony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” cable television program. As a technologist by profession, he writes the Tech Broiler blog for CBS’s ZDNet web site.  Contact Jason.

Jen Russon

Jen Russon is a freelance writer and English Language Arts teacher. She has published two novels to Amazon Kindle and lives in Coral Springs with her family. Contact Jen.


Joey Weisler

Joey Weisler is a native to the city of Parkland and a home-bred student of each of the Parkland schools (MSD class of 2013).  He has earned his BA in Communication Studies from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in 2017 and his MA in English: Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) in 2018.  He hopes to make huge strides as an up-and-coming secondary English/Language Arts instructor.

Joey is also a nationally distributed screenwriter.  Catch his Pilot, “The Abnormals”, on the South Florida PBS-WPBT Spring 2018 series “Filmmaker”.  “The Abnormals” is a drama filmed in Parkland with South Florida talent (2015). Contact Joey.

Chris Brunner

A contributing writer since 2015 beginning in high school, Chris is a resident of Coral Springs and is currently attending college.   Contact Chris



Howard Melamed


Howard Melamed is a 22 year resident of Coral Springs. He is a civil engineer and CEO of CellAntenna Corporation which has been located in Coral Springs since 1992. He is also editor of Coralsprings.com. Contact Howard


Roy Trachtenberg


Roy Trachtenberg is a retired school administrator. He was born in Miami Beach, Florida but spent 35 years in the New York City school system. He is also a retired assistant professor of Education and one of the first to integrate technology into the classroom which he taught to other teachers. He is a former Dean of Education for a community college trade school where he developed curriculum for 9/11 workers displaced because of the terrorist attack.  He is married to Sharon Rosenthal and lives in Coral Springs. He has a daughter and 3 grandchildren. Contact Roy

Contact us:

Talk Media 
3111 N University Drive #429
Coral Springs FL 33065

(954) 551-9912