BJ Emerson
CEO | Head Story Hunter

An award winning technology innovator and published author, BJ started Buzzadelic in 2013 to focus on finding and telling awesome local stories. His passion for being an ambassador and empowering others with media and technology can be seen through the innovative solutions and campaigns he manages.


Madeline Hilliard
Marketing Coordinator

When her high school teacher encouraged her to join her school’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter, Madeline became an involved member. Upon participating in chapter events and state wide competitions, Madeline quickly discovered her desire for a career in business. Now a student at East Carolina University, Madeline continues to study and grow in her knowledge of the business world.


Matt Kornegay
Graphic Designer | Web Developer

With over twelve years experience producing visual communication and design concepts, Matt is a very visual and detail-oriented person who loves all aspects of design. From print, photography and fine art to video, web, and motion graphics. He’s proud to work with one of the best teams around and is able to utilize his knowledge of design principles and techniques across many mediums and applications.


Rael Thigpen
Media Production Specialist

Rael Thigpen was born in Greenville, North Carolina. After graduating from J. H. Rose High School, he began studying Cinematic Arts and Theater at Liberty University. He played lead roles in various performances and student films during his studies and interned at the Cannes Film Festival. He has a passion for creating music videos and is constantly expanding is technical and proficiency skills.