In 2007, Resource Magazine was founded as a quarterly magazine. With early beginnings in the professional photo industry, its readership expanded to tech-junkies, videographers, and various types of creative professionals. But it didn’t stop there. In an age where creativity is universal, Resource is cultivating this evolving world of content creation by inspiring millions to create something meaningful. Built on the world of social media influencers, photographers, videographers, vloggers—everyone immersed in the creative lifestyle—Resource‘s editorials give readers an exclusive look at the world’s most innovative content creators and celebrity talent, encompassed by the highest standard of original imagery and visual content.
Resource produces a quarterly print magazine with covers that have been graced by Casey Neistat, Candice Neistat, Bill Nye, Jerome Jarre, Melissa Fumero and Stephanie Beatriz of FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Aya Cash of FXX’s You’re the Worst, Marvel Directors Joe and Anthony Russo, TrueTV’s The Impractical Jokers, and more. Resource is also known in the industry for its annual blowout parties and events in New York City, as well as its sister publication, Resource Travel.
Meet the Team
Alexandra Niki – CEO/President
Alexandra Niki launched Resource Magazine in 2007, and since 2000, she’s also owned and operated Niki Productions, a full-service production company that specializes in prop styling. This has evolved into what is now The Prop Stylist, a bi-coastal prop styling agency representing over 20 stylists and growing. With a keen eye for aesthetic design, provocative imagery and creative talent, Alexandra continues to boldly push beyond conventional production for digital, print and on-set. She studied art and music in college, and as a proud mother of two, madness and creativity seem to permeate everything Alexandra does, just as she likes it.
Billy Murray – Editor-in-Chief, Resource Magazine
Billy’s work focuses on the convergence of creative culture, technology and how it’s shaping the future of the digital frontier. He studied journalism and art history at Purchase College, where he worked as an editor for the campus’ music and arts publication. Today, he’s based in Brooklyn, living and creating on (arguably) the most low-key-lit block in Williamsburg. Billy is also the Director of Bookings at The Prop Stylist and Tour Photographer for jamtronica band, Space Bacon. Check out more of his work on his website and Instagram.
Michael Bonocore – Editor-in-Chief, Resource Travel
Michael’s photography journey began by working with international non-profit organizations to help bring awareness to the causes that he was passionate about. Through the workshops he leads for The Giving Lens, he has taught children the art of photography in countries such as Nicaragua, Peru, Jordan, Thailand and India. Ultimately, his passion for travel and photography led to his career as the founding Editor-in-Chief of Resource Travel. You can see more of Michael’s work on his website, Instagram, and Facebook.
Tam Nguyen – Systems Engineer, Director of Dining
Tam is a systems engineer by day, photographer by night (and weekend). He’s interested in all types of photography, specializing in beauty and fashion and intrigued by stop-motion and time-lapse. Originally from Sacramento, California, he moved to NYC in the fall of 2012 with hopes to set up a new home—and it’s been working out well. He loves it in New York, a beautiful city with beautiful people, unlimited things to do, and unlimited places to eat. Tam lives to eat; he doesn’t eat to live. He’s always curious when it comes to food, so if you know a good spot in Manhattan, please share.
Natalie Brasington – Chief Photographer
Natalie Brasington is a New York based commercial entertainment and editorial portrait photographer, shooting for clients such as Comedy Central, The Food Network, Grey Advertising, Edelman PR and New Wave Entertainment among many more. You can find her work published in magazines like Rolling Stone, Entrepreneur, LA Weekly, on Netflix as cover art for Comedy albums, as billboards, book jackets, and print ads. When not shooting you can find her strolling her Harlem neighborhood with her husband and fellow photographer, David Johnson, their dog Emma, and beautiful baby daughter Abel. See more of Natalie’s work on her website.
David Johnson – Chief Photographer
David Johnson is an advertising portrait photographer and director often tapped to work with high-profile subjects and celebrities. His style of working with talent has had him tapped for advertising campaigns for clients including 3M Command Products, The American Egg Board, Dale Carnegie, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Fideliscare, Fox Broadcasting and Discovery Communications. David and his wife, photographer Natalie Brasington, both represented by Anyway Reps, are based in New York City with their baby daughter Abel. See more of David’s work on his website.
Greg Neumaier – Chief Product Photographer
Greg Neumaier is a New York City product photographer specializing in technical lighting for advertising, editorial, catalog and client direct services. Based in Brooklyn, he is also the founder of Dumbo Daylight Studios and spends his free time rock climbing and ice climbing. See more of Greg’s work on his website.