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With more than 20 years writing experience in the themed entertainment industry, Rick West is no stranger to telling a great story. After founding Theme Park Adventure in 1994, Rick went on to become a staunch supporter of California’s haunted attraction community, forming deep relationships with pro and home haunters alike, blazing many trails in the form of media coverage for Knott’s Scary Farm, as well as many other independent Halloween productions around the state. In 2014, Rick was named one of the nation’s top 10 theme park industry bloggers by USA Today.

Rick is a Creative Director/Show Writer in the themed entertainment industry, lending his skills and robust working knowledge of theme parks and attractions. Rick West is currently a Show Writer at Rethink Leisure & Entertainment in Burbank, California and has also worked for other themed entertainment companies including Thinkwell, BRC Imagination Arts, The Producers Group, Wyatt Design Group, Apogee Attractions, and The Hettema Group.