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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.

Our Awesome Team

Mriganka Chawla

Managing Editor

Mriganka Chawla is the Managing Editor and occasional host at Talent Recap. She is a skincare junkie with the enthusiasm of a 5-year old that likes to dive deep into the rabbit hole of Reddit. Mriganka is an SEO expert, Penn State Alumna and that feminist girl you don’t want to ever date. To relax, she likes to watch murder mysteries and paternity court.

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.

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.

Pablo Urdiales Antelo


Pablo Urdiales Antelo is a writer at Talent Recap mainly covering ‘X Factor’ as well as many other popular talent shows across the globe. He’s nutrition obsessed and can’t get enough of alternative rock music! Pablo is currently studying Politics, History and Film in London, United Kingdom.

Julia Delbel


Julia is a writer at Talent Recap and hails from the Greater Toronto Area. She is currently pursuing a degree in Media Studies. When not sharing her latest reality TV hot takes she’s likely enjoying a game night with friends, collecting enamel pins, or spending time with her cat, Zoey.

AJ Wilson


AJ is a sophomore college student, majoring in Sociology. Big film and video game fan. Writer for shows such as Survivor, America’s Got Talent, The X Factor UK, and Dancing with the Stars!

Lauren Mnayarji


Lauren Mnayarji

Melissa Boursiquot


Melissa Boursiquot


Video Editor


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 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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