Alex Vietinghoff and Shauna Chase are best known as the creators of The Manatee, New Brunswick’s biggest satirical news site with more than 3 million site views in the first year of operation.

Alex is a filmmaker with years of video production experience, and a bachelor of arts with a major in journalism. In 2015 he won “Best low-budget N.B. documentary” at the Silver Wave Film Festival for his work on Continuous Journey: Lebanese in New Brunswick.

Shauna majored in English literature and philosophy, went on to study publishing specifically, and has years of experience as a published writer and copyeditor. In 2015 The Manatee won “Coolest Blog” at the New Brunswick Saltys Social Media Awards.

Both share a fiery passion for craft beer and have a keen interest in stories that are important to New Brunswick.