About Us

Thirsty for News is privately owned and operated. The website was launched back in 2019 by Steve Carrier and has been overseeing the website operations.

Our mission at Thirsty for News is to provide our readers with the most accurate news about Entertainment, Sports and Culture with our around-the-clock coverage. The Thirsty for News writing staff goes out of their way to deliver original content at it’s highest quality.

The Thirsty for News Team:

Steve Carrier

Steve is the Founder of Thirsty for News and Ringside News. He has been writing about various topics dating back to 1997. Steve first got into website development at the time and has been focused on bringing his readers the best around-the-clock news coverage at it's highest quality.

Steve is responsible for the Thirsty for News' branding, marketing, advertising, staffing and the overall funcunality of the website. 

Outside of work, Steve's hobbies include going to sporting events & comedy shows, watching movies, working on cars, listening to music, working out and visiting the beaches in Florida.

H Jenkins

H Jenkins has an impressive background in writing, journalism and digging up exclusive insider information for Thirsty for News. His years of experience in the field opened the door for new opportunities, and with a background in finance, he transitioned into sports and entertainment news. He is known for his thorough research, writing and editing skills, and his ability to stay on top of pop culture trends. He is a dedicated member of the Thirsty for News team and is responsible for ensuring that readers have access to the latest and most accurate information.

In his free time, Jenkins is an avid music fan, with a particular fondness for bands from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. He has attended multiple Ozzfest and Warped Tour events, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that surprised him with its quality. He is also a reliable point of contact, often called upon to provide assistance and guidance when other team members are unavailable.

Felix Upton
News Contributor

Felix Upton is an accomplished and experienced writer, who has been working professionally since 1989. He began his writing career penning advertisements for local newspapers around New York City. In 2017, after selling his grandfather's pinball repair shop, he was hired by Thirsty for News to cover the latest news, rumors, spoilers, and results in the world of entertainment, sports, and societal issues.

As a news writer for Thirsty for News, Felix has a reputation for providing around-the-clock coverage of the industry and for his dedication to his work. He is known for his thorough research, writing and editing skills, and his ability to stay on top of trends. When he's not working, he likes to engage in thrilling activities like bungee jumping off bridges and learning extinct languages. With his extensive experience and passion for the entertainment industry, Felix Upton is a valuable asset to the Thirsty for News team.

Subhojeet Mukherjee
News Correspondant

Subhojeet Mukherjee has been an avid follower of the entertainment industry for over 22 years. He has a deep interest in celebrity news, entertainment events, sports and societal issues. He has a keen eye for detail and is known for providing in-depth coverage of the latest happenings in the entertainment world. He also has a passion for TV shows, movies, anime, novels, and music.

As a news writer at Thirsty for News, Subhojeet provides daily coverage on a wide range of topics, including celebrity gossip, entertainment events, sports, and societal issues. He is dedicated to providing readers with the most up-to-date and accurate information, and his extensive knowledge and experience in the industry make him a valuable asset to the Thirsty for News team.

Nitish Vashishtha
News Contributor

Nitish Vashishtha is a talented freelance writer and contributor from India. With experience writing for reputable companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda, Nitish has developed a reputation for producing high-quality content on a range of topics including pop-culture, current affairs, and pro-wrestling since 2017.

In addition to writing, Nitish is also dedicated to pursuing a career in multimedia and journalism. He is an avid reader, a skilled video editor and an artist. Nitish's diverse interests and skills make him a valuable addition to any team and he continues to work on expanding his knowledge and experience in the field.

Aaron Varble
News Contributor

Aaron Varble is a accomplished journalist with a master's degree from Marshall University. He has a diverse background in the field, with experience as a stand-up comedian and writing for various platforms, including online gambling games.

Despite his professional achievements, Aaron struggles with anxiety and Tourette's Syndrome which can make it difficult for him to socialize and communicate with others. Despite these challenges, Aaron is determined to continue pursuing his passion for writing and creating engaging and informative content.

Shivangini Rawat

Shivangini is a driven and ambitious law student at Calcutta University in India, currently in her 3rd year with the goal of becoming a criminal lawyer. She has a passion for writing and joined the team at Thirsty for News on November 19, 2021, where she writes about a range of topics to keep herself informed about current events and issues outside of her own country.

In addition to her studies and work, Shivangini is also a talented musician, with a particular interest in playing the guitar and Kalimba. She aspires to become proficient in guitar in the years to come.

When she's not busy with her coursework or writing, Shivangini enjoys watching anime, series, movies, and documentaries. She also loves baking, cooking, and reading novels. Shivangini's diverse interests and commitment to her studies and work make her a valuable addition to the Thirsty for News team.

Gunjan Nath
Gunjan is a multi-talented individual with a wide range of interests and skills. He is passionate about art, witty and dark humor, movies, anime, music, football, creative writing, photography and videography. He is a jack of all trades and a master of many, constantly seeking to improve and expand his knowledge and skills. Gunjan is driven by a desire to master various forms of art, music, and sports and is always investing in new ideas and creative projects. He is a fast learner and highly adaptable, which allows him to excel in a variety of fields. Professionally, Gunjan is an experienced IT professional with a background in full stack engineering, front-end development, UX/UI design, digital art, and data analysis. He is excited to use his skills and experience to contribute to Thirsty for News.
Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a dedicated and experienced news writer at Thirsty for News. With over 20 years of experience as a fan of celebrities, he brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to his writing. His earliest memories of following celebrities involve following the career of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, which cemented his love for the entertainment industry.

In addition to his writing responsibilities, Manik is also an avid fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga, and anime. He is an occasional journalist and enjoys spending his free time watching movies, reading about politics, science, medicine, and other topics. Manik is also a fitness enthusiast who enjoys jogging in the park and working out at the gym.

Manik is also a huge fan of music and loves bands like Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars. His current favorite celebrity is Dwayne Johnson and his all-time favorite is Tom Hanks.

Shifa Jahan

Shifa Jahan is a talented freelance writer from Bahrain, currently pursuing a Masters degree in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University, India. She brings a wealth of experience in copywriting, academic writing, and content marketing to her role as a writer at Thirsty For News.

Shifa is passionate about pop culture and entertainment news, and is dedicated to providing insightful and informative content to readers. In her free time, she enjoys theatre, indie music, exploring foreign languages and cultures, and immersing herself in the world of entertainment.

Sunil Joseph
News Correspondent

Sunil is a devoted and enthusiastic celebrity enthusiast with over five years of experience in writing about the entertainment industry. He continues to be amazed and thrilled that he gets to earn a living by writing about something he is truly passionate about. Whether it's covering the latest gossip, analyzing trends, or interviewing celebrities, Sunil brings his extensive knowledge and love of the industry to every piece of content he creates. He is truly living his dream as a celebrity writer.

Andre Porter
News Contributor

Andre is a dedicated and experienced news writer at Ringside News and its sister site Thirsty For News. With over 20 years of experience as a fan of professional wrestling, he brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to his writing. He has attended many Raw and Smackdown television tapings, as well as various WWE PPVs including Wrestlemania.

Andre is a graduate of The University of Arts, where he earned a BFA in Multimedia in 2009. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involve Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, The Undertaker, and Triple H.

When he is not writing for the two sites, Andre is an avid fan of film, traveling, comics, and all Philadelphia sports. He is also a big fan of John Cena and follows him on Twitter.