Joseph Stanichar

Cincinnati, OH
Scripps College At Athens, Ohio University
Movies, TV, Animation
  • Joseph has extensive experience reviewing movies, TV, and video games for a variety of publications, including Paste Magazine.
  • He's previously written for outlets including Game Informer Magazine and Twinfinite, where he has written news stories, conducted interviews, composed essays and more.
  • He is the winner of the 2020 national Mark of Excellence Award for video game reporting, which honors the best work in journalism among college students.


Ever since winning a GameCube with Spider-Man 2 in a second-grade raffle, Joseph Stanichar has loved gaming, superheroes, and all things pop culture. A freelance writer based in Ohio, he's written for publications all around the country, including Game Informer, Paste Magazine and Twinfinite. Joseph has experience in all kinds of reporting, including writing reviews, news, features, interviews, essays, and pretty much anything else you can find on a news site. He loves finding new and interesting shows and films -- from those that challenge the status quo to those that just provide everyone with a good time -- and uses this passion in his work at Looper.


Joseph is working toward his Bachelor's in Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where he plans to graduate in 2022.
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