Randy Plavajka is the co-founder and managing editor of Rooted. Originally from the Southern California desert, he moved to New York to work in multimedia product development. Plavajka received his master’s degree in Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Previously, he freelanced as a multimedia producer after earning his bachelor’s degree in Journalism and New Media from California Baptist University. He's currently a reporter at Fund Intelligence.