Dustin Schoof is an entertainment journalist, columnist, musician and two-time New Jersey Press Association award recipient. Winner of two 2015 Lehigh Valley Thumbs Up Awards and the 2018 Lehigh Valley Music Award for Outstanding Music Critic.
The Temple University graduate and New Jersey native started his career in 2005 as a news clerk for Easton-based newspaper The Express-Times and its website, LehighValleyLive.com. He eventually moved to the features department and became a full-time staff writer and author of "Down and Digital," a biweekly column focusing on pop culture and the Internet.
From 2009 to 2014, Dustin Schoof served as the editor of EXPOSED, a weekly arts and entertainment tab published by The Express-Times. The tenure included interviews with such musicians and entertainers as Kevin Bacon, Dan Aykroyd, Cloris Leachman, Slash, Gary Sinise, Dana Carvey, Jeff Daniels, Joe Perry, John Waters, Tommy Lee, Aaron Neville, John Lithgow, Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, William Shatner, Sheryl Crow, Chris Cornell, Rob Halford, Joe Walsh, Randy Newman, Olivia Newton-John and Darlene Love, among others.