Annie Parnell is a writer based in Richmond, Virginia. She specializes in music and pop culture, but her coverage has also included environmental equity and sustainability, disability and access, and local and national news and politics. She has a particular interest in uplifting systemically-ignored perspectives and creative work that interrogates genre boundaries.

Annie is the host of Jazz Weeknights and The Undertow on VPM, Virginia’s home for public media. Her writing on music and culture can be found in Paste Magazine, PopMatters, The Boot, Taste of Country, and elsewhere, and she currently writes copy for LawnStarter and LawnLove. Previously, she was the managing editor and a frequent contributor for Country Queer and an audio producer for news and culture at WTJU. In college, she was co-host of the weekly radio show Cowboy Church on WXTJ and the Editor-in-Chief of The Declaration.