The Colony

The Daily Ant, as the world’s first media project committed to promoting ant-friendly news, would not be possible without the dedication and labor of our correspondants and regular staff. We owe a myrmecological debt of gratitude to contributors of the past, present, and future!


Benjamin BlanchardEditor-in-Chief


Kathryn Pogin: Style Saturdays Fashionantsa, and Executive Producer of Philosophy Phridays

Boshua J’lanchard: Op-Ed Contributor (inaugural article here)


Derek Langston: Theatre Thursdays Film Critic


Abhishek Bhattacharyya: Cultural Correspondant (here)

Joshua Blanchard: Executive Producer of Philosophy Fridays, and Fraternal Correspondant (here, here, here, here)

Anna CoxPedagogical Correspondant (here)

Nathan DalyCoding Correspondant (here)

Matthew HernandezComic Correspondant (here, here, here)

Trish KahleLabor Correspondant (here)

Lauren Leydon-Hardy: Executive Producer of Philosophy Phridays (here)

Jordan MacKenzieThinker Correspondant (here)

Joel Mercado-Díaz: Lichen Correspondant (here)

Matt NelsenSymbiotic Correspondant (here)

Natalia Piland: Field Correspondant (Perú), and Public Relations Consultant (here)

Ciara ReyesCoffee Correspondant (here)

Ana RitaField Correspondant (China) (here)

Katerina Theodossiou: Tube Correspondant (here, here, here)

Dr. Max Winston: Beat Correspondant (here)

… and our many readers who occasionally bring exciting formicid stories to our attention!