Chris Togneri

Chris Togneri is native of Oakland, Calif. who started his journalism career (and love of beer) in Slovakia, and has lived in Pittsburgh for more than a decade. While covering western Pa.'s exploding craft beer scene, he won first place in humor writing from the National Guild of Beer Writers for a 2015 story in which he attempted to fix the mayor of Pittsburgh's beer taste. His freelance work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Cleveland Plain-Dealer, SF Weekly, East Bay Express, The Daily Mail, The Incline, and other outlets.