Talent Recap
The #1 place for fans of major talent shows!

WHAT IS TALENT RECAP?

Talent Recap is the only independent website that is exclusively dedicated to the fans of the most popular talent shows around the world. As passionate fans of these shows ourselves, we provide news and analysis on America’s Got Talent, Britain’s Got Talent, The Voice, The Masked Singer, The Four, The X Factor, American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Bring the Funny, the judges, and its contestants.

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ABOUT TALENT RECAP

Talent Recap is created and run by fans, for fans.

Launched in 2017, the website seeks to develop a platform for fans of similar interests across the globe, to read, watch, discuss, engage and share their passion with fellow fans while having fun in the process!

Talent Recap’s main hub is our website at talentrecap.com. However, we have developed a great following on other social media platforms. We have approximately 3.5 million followers on Facebook and more than 4 million subscribers on YouTube.

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Meet the Team

Content Writer
Taylor

Taylor
Fox

Taylor Fox is a Content Writer and Acting Managing Editor at Talent Recap. When she’s not covering entertainment news, she can be found baking, reading, or exploring her new home, NYC. Taylor is an avid traveler and her cultural work has been published in a variety of magazines and websites.

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Video Director
Kayla

Kayla
Ciaramella

Design, Research and Strategy Director
Jessica

Jessica
Chin

Jessica Chin is the Director of Design, Research and Strategy at Talent Recap.  She is a born and bred New Yorker, but loves to take adventures outside the city.  Jessica is an avid baker – you can find her sweets on Instagram @just.eat.some.sweets – and multimedia artist.  When she’s not creating, she is binging the latest tv/reality show and a bit too obsessed with 90 Day Fiancé.

Creative Director
Billy

Billy
Blanks Jr

Billy Blanks Jr. is the Creative Director and On Camera Host at Talent Recap. He has been directing and producing productions since a young age and was most notably on Shark Tank, where he got a deal for his business Dance It Out® (DIO®), the fastest fitness based program in America. His creation Dance It Out is also now a Fitness & Lifestyle Talk Show on The Lifetime Network! His most proud accomplishment is his son Elijah Wayne Blanks.

Social Media Strategist
Chloe

Chloe
Wilt

Social Media Associate and Graphic Designer
Joshua

Joshua
Steele

Writer & Host
Samantha

Samantha
Agate

Samantha Agate is a contributor and host for Talent Recap on YouTube with a previous byline at The Blast. She graduated from Hunter College in 2019 with a degree in Media Studies and a Concentration in Journalism. When she isn’t binge-watching reality television shows or binge-eating fried food, she loves hanging out with her friends and family and petting puppies.

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Writer
Jill

Jill
O'Rourke

Jill O’Rourke is a contributor at Talent Recap, writing news stories and recaps for shows like ‘AGT,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol.’ She graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in English and Film Studies, and has been writing about pop culture since 2012, with previous bylines at Crushable and A Plus. Jill spends her free time binge-watching sitcoms and daydreaming about life as a hobbit

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Writer
Pablo

Pablo
Urdiales Antelo

Pablo Urdiales Antelo is a writer at Talent Recap, covering ‘Got Talent’, ‘The X Factor’, and other worldwide talent shows. Occasionally writing entertainment content, he’s quick to form opinions on celebrity controversies and political revelations. He lives in London, United Kingdom, nearly always comforted with a coffee by his side.

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Writer
Ashley

Ashley
Uzer

Ashley Uzer, MBA, is a Los Angeles – based writer who focuses on sex and relationships.  Her writing has been published in Vice, DC Magazine, Mind Body Green, Bustle, Hello Giggles and elsewhere.  In her free time, Ashley can be found searching for the best vegan chocolate chip cookie in LA or “hiking” (taking photos in activewear).  She previously worked as an editor at Galore Magazine.  Follow her Instagram and Twitter, or check out her personal blog.

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Writer
Riyanka

Riyanka
Saikia

Writer at Talent Recap that doesn’t need caffeine to keep her going. ‘Flipped’ by Wendelin Van Drannen is her favorite book and she lives by its motto that there is two sides to every story.

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Host & Writer
Kyle

Kyle
Montplaisir

Kyle Montplaisir is a contributor and host at Talent Recap. He is the lead detective for the site on ‘The Masked Singer’ and an encyclopedia of knowledge on ‘The Voice’ and ‘American Idol’. A graduate of Pepperdine University, Kyle is originally from Arizona, but now lives in Los Angeles. When he isn’t watching talent shows and game shows, Kyle loves eating dessert, singing karaoke, and spending time with his wife, Hannah, and dog, Stella

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Host & Writer
Mel

Mel
Boursiquot

Host & Writer
Lauren

Lauren
Ashley Beck

Lauren Ashley Beck is a writer and host for Talent Recap. Our resident “Survivor,” Lauren landed in LA by way of Michigan. She is a communications graduate with a passion for storytelling, hosting, and people. When she’s not working, you can catch Lauren watching true crime shows and eating an entire bag of hot Cheetos.

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Contributor
Mel

Mel
Mondejar

Host
Summer

Summer
Monae

Host
Rachel

Rachel
Green

Host
Melissa

Melissa
Billie Clark

Host
Nadgeena

Nadgeena
Jerome

Host
Terzel

Terzel
Jerome

Associate Video Editor
Alex

Alex
Giannousis

Videographer
Gary

Gary
J

Web Developer
Chun Hong

Chun Hong
Lin

Dev
Omer

Omer
Khan

Dev
Waqar

Waqar
Ali Aziz

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