Risa Dickens and Amy Torok
Risa Dickens and Amy Torok started the Missing Witches podcast in September 2018. Both have a background in creative community building, and ran two different, interdisciplinary monthly arts performance showcases for years in the same town before beginning the podcast.
Dickens has an undergraduate degree in English Literature and a masters in Communications Studies, where she wrote about the communications history of open source. She helped found Worn Fashion Journal and in that capacity wrote feminist fashion history for a couple of years. Since then she has worked in community building in tech for over 15 years.
Torok has a B.A. in English Literature and a post-graduate diploma in Journalism. She is also an accomplished visual artist and musician, adept at all forms of story-telling.