Youko is the online moniker for Peter Spezia – the creator of the Show Me Your News Network! He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with a degree in Screen Arts and Cultures (film and TV studies). He currently is pursuing a Master’s degree from Oakland University in Communication (Media Studies) and does video production work for Chrysler. Youko and SwordHunter are brothers, with the former being the eldest.
The Pokémon franchise is very dear to his heart, as Pokémon Blue was the first video game he has ever owned. Still, his favorite generations in order are II, IV, III, V, and I. Youko has been absorbing information regarding the competitive scene, imparting his knowledge on the SMYN community. If he were a trainer, he would be an electric trainer or an Eevolution trainer. Youko’s favorite Pokémon is Raichu.
Youko works on many shows for the network, as it is his creation. In addition to WTFP, he hosts Show Me Your News!, Wut R U Playn?, Down the Sidelines, and also contributes to SMYN Top Ten.
You may follow Peter Spezia on Twitter – @smynyouko
SwordHunter is the online moniker for Marc Spezia. He is a graduate of the Oakland University, with degrees in Engineering Physics and Mechanical Engineering. He currently does alternative energy powertrain work on vehicles for ALTe Powertrain Technologies. Youko and SwordHunter are brothers, with the former being the eldest.
You may follow Marc Spezia on Twitter – @SwordHunter12