Josh is a Content Creator for Social Spice Media specializing in copywriting, infographic design,
and technical writing. As a content creator, Josh utilizes his experience in headline creation and
layout/design to produce written and visual content.
His written works have been featured in the Santa Maria Times, Santa Ynez Valley
News, Lompoc Record, Paso Robles Press, and VINO magazine. He has also done freelance work
for Aquaculture North America and the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance. His roles have
included staff writer, news editor, copy editor, and editor-in-chief.
Josh earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 2004 and was a
contributor/columnist for the Mustang Daily and radio host at 91.3 KCPR. Previous to Cal Poly,
he attended the Academy of Art University, School of Fine Art in painting. As a copywriter, Josh
has worked alongside Central Coast public and private sectors in website landing page
development, press releases, and newsletters.
In his free time, Josh enjoys exploring the unique Central Coast territory and capturing
community events behind the lens of his Nikon.
Samantha is a Copywriter & Content Creator for Social Spice Media. Her role includes writing content for social media, business blogs, and creating custom graphics. She has a diverse background ranging from retail management to filming and editing for newscasts. She studied broadcast journalism and interned at Power 106 on The Cruz Show, for marketing and producing. Samantha has a passion for social media marketing and growing brand images.
She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from CSU, Northridge. Before joining Social Spice she worked for marketing agencies giving her the ability to manage multiple clients at once.
In her free time she is a puppy mother and enjoys doing DIY projects around her house.
Stacy Pearce recently joined Social Spice as the Director of Creative Marketing with more than two decades of experience in Marketing, Graphic Design, Front-End Web Development and Creative Project Management. Stacy began her professional journey working for Disney Cruise Lines as a member of the inaugural crew for their first cruise ship in 1998, the Disney Magic. While working onboard, she was selected to receive specialized training from Disney in both Public Relations and Guest Service Excellence.
After leaving Disney and working in print design for several years, Stacy decided to make the jump to web design and began working for the well-known training company, lynda.com, as an assistant teacher for their onsite Adobe Photoshop training classes. She also spent many years in the marketing world working for companies like JD Power and Associates, Amgen and Gospel Light Publishing. She then started her own graphic design and consulting business providing logo design, web project management and branding strategy to a wide variety of local groups and businesses.
Stacy joined Social Spice in January of 2020 to help expand their services as a creative designer and a brand strategy specialist.