About The Go-To winston-salem

The Go-To (Winston-Salem and Greensboro) is a digital media company that instantly connects individuals to news, businesses, and local attractions through engaging content across multiple platforms – social media, newsletters, and websites. Our goal – help people know about their city. 

The Go-To Winston-Salem began in 2021 shortly after the owner, Christy, moved to and fell in love with Winston-Salem. She saw a need for a resource to inform the community, A year later, The Go-To expanded to Greensboro  – another growing city within the Piedmont Triad for the same purpose. 

Our team creates engaging, informative, relevant, and up-to-date content. We reach the population of Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and surrounding areas through a conversational tone that meets them where they are – online. Today, The Go-To reaches over 500,000 individuals and receives over 1.3 million monthly impressions. 

We are invested in the people and businesses that call Winston-Salem & Greensboro their home and promote our partners by seamlessly integrating “ads” within our content.

If you are interested in working with us please contact us through our “Partner With Us” page. Click here to submit an event to be considered for inclusion in our social media and newsletters.


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Meet Our Team:


Christy Bellis

Christy is originally from Northern Virginia but fell in love with North Carolina as a student at UNC-Chapel Hill. She enjoys taking walks with her dog, cheering on the Tar Heels with her husband, and game nights with friends.

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Jacob Gauthier 

Jacob is a newcomer to Winston-Salem who is eager to learn about everything the city has to offer! He enjoys spending time with his new friends, taking in the beauty of nature, and writing about fantastical worlds.

Morgan Allred 

Morgan is a native of Greensboro. When not exploring the local parks such as Bicentennial Gardens, her ideal day in the city is spent having a progressive meal enjoying all the local restaurants such as Crafted, Borough Market + Bar, and Green Valley Grill.

Mikaela Boyles 

Mikaela is a 5th-year Yelp Elite who loves exploring the food scene in the Triad, where she was born and raised. You can catch her drinking iced coffee, eating tacos, or dining at her favorite spots, The Old Fourth Street Filling Station in Winston-Salem and M’Coul’s in Greensboro!

Brooke Powell

Brooke is a native of Reidsville, on the outskirts of Greensboro. She is a third year Yelp Elite where supporting small businesses is her passion, particularly on the Greensboro food scene. She enjoys dessert and wine the most with iced coffee and Asian cuisine close behind! When not out exploring new and familiar restaurants, breweries, wineries etc., you can find her with a book in her hand, attending a sporting event, or spending time with her three year old daughter, Payten, and husband, Adam.

Matt & Ashley Caffey 

Matt and Ashley are a husband and wife duo that consider themselves traveling foodies. They love to try new places and explore everything their hometown of Winston-Salem has to offer. Some of their favorite restaurants in town are Cugino Forno, Raku Ramen, Fratellis, and Kasturi!

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