Journalist who is known as the former editor-in-chief of The Advocate magazine and as a columnist at MSNBC. He is also known for launching a podcast with Sirius XM's Stitcher called Vibe Check. His Instagram account zachstaff has gained over 8,000 followers. He graduated from DePaul University. He started as a reporter for The Guardian, reporting on police brutality and LGBTQ issues.