Royal Central is headed up by an editorial team who are responsible for sourcing new content from the site’s existing network of contributors and from a variety of guest contributors. The editorial team lead significant news coverage and are responsible for prioritising articles and deciding how to deliver our content to readers.

Charlie Proctor


Charlie is responsible for overseeing all of Royal Central’s news and feature coverage. He also owns the website, becoming Director in 2017.

Brittani Barger

Deputy Editor

Brittani leads on coverage of European royal families and supports Charlie.

Moniek Bloks

Assistant Editor

Moniek leads on sourcing new content and proofreading submissions to the site before publication.

Lydia Starbuck

Associate Editor

Lydia is responsible for sourcing and providing stories for our team of reporters to write up. She also manages the Royal Central newsletter and podcast.

The editorial team is supported by an Editorial Assistant who deals with correspondence from readers and other stakeholders. The current editorial assistant is Jess Ilse who is also a contributor on site.

In addition the editors, there are two other types of contributors on Royal Central: bloggers and reporters. The reporting team is headed by the Chief Reporter, Kristin Contino.

Anyone can apply to be a blogger on Royal Central by contacting one of the editors.

The best way to contact one of the team is through the Royal Central ‘contact us’ page where your query can be dealt with quickly.