Renee is a true believer in the paranormal and has had numerous ghostly encounters throughout Newport. When not leading Ghost Walks, Renee is pursuing a graduate degree in Historic costume preservation. Renee has also led tours as a guide in Colonial Williamsburg.
Cindy Killavey is a professional storyteller and actress. She was the first guide hired by the company and often refers to herself on tours as "the oldest living ghost host". Cindy is a published author ("The Stories We Tell") and co-host of a public access television show (Kid Stuff).
John Brennan has been on stage for over a decade at theatres throughout the region. Some of his favorite roles have been in plays such as The Nerd, You Should Be So Lucky, Young Frankenstein, Lovers Leap, Skin of Our Teeth, The Alcestiad, Lovers and Other Strangers, And Then There Were None, The Music Man, to name but a few.
He has also appeared in countless cabarets and performed at festivals and corporate events. He has appeared on radio, film and television, including in the upcoming Showtime series Brotherhood and in the Travel Channel's Secrets of Haunted New England. John has been a tour guide aboard the Spirit of Newport in addition to Ghost Tours and the Carved in Stone tours.
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Jim has been acting for more than thirty years on stages from Washington DC and New York to Newport where he and wife Cindy are company members of the Newport Playhouse. He and Cindy, also appear as extras in movies, the two most recent being "Tweny-Seven Dresses" and "Tanner Hall.".
Tom has been telling stories professionally for more than ten years. His life and varied career have provided him with tales that range from hurricanes to chicken coops, from square-rigged sailing ships to aircraft carriers, childhood to grey hair. A marine historian and descendant of merchant sailors, Tom also spins his lore as an historical interpreter at Mystic Seaport Museum and as tour guide in the Seaport's long-running winter time production "Lantern Light Tour".
Prior to leading ghost tours, Autumn Sabol has collected tales of the supernatural from her travels through nine countries and two continents. A folklore researcher and medium, she has lived on Aquidneck Island for several years and has had many paranormal experiences. She currently works at Raytheon Technical Services Company and is also a published novelist working on her third book.