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

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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.