VIA Contributors

Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.

John Goepel


Former senior editor John Goepel joined the magazine's staff in 1982 and eventually became an expert on its long publishing history. He contributed numerous automotive-related articles during his 25-year tenure as well as stories on Napa's di Rosa Preserve of contemporary Bay Area art, Santa Barbara, Seattle, San Luis Obispo, and flying in a vintage plane in Sonoma.