Meet the Staff


Ben Pauker Executive Editor, Online

Sharon Weinberger Executive Editor, News

Rebecca Frankel Executive Editor, Print

Adam Griffiths Creative Director

Cameron Abadi Senior Editor, Online

Keith Johnson Managing Editor, News (acting)

David Wertime Senior Editor, Tea Leaf Nation

David Kenner Middle East Editor

James Palmer Asia Editor

Ty McCormick Africa Editor

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer Europe Editor

Amie Ferris-Rotman Moscow Correspondent

Michael Crescione Copy Chief

Reid Standish Associate Editor, Digital

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian Assistant Editor, Tea Leaf Nation

Benjamin Soloway Assistant Editor

Shannon Schweitzer Deputy Copy Editor

Dan De Luce Senior Staff Writer

Colum Lynch Senior Staff Writer

David Francis Senior Reporter

Elias Groll Staff Writer

Paul McLeary Staff Writer

Robbie Gramer Staff Writer

Emily Tamkin Staff Writer

Jenna McLaughlin Staff Writer

Jessica Holzer Contributing Editor, News

C.K. Hickey Interactives and Features Designer

Kavitha Surana Editorial Fellow

Ruby Mellen Editorial Fellow

Brian Stout Copy Editor

Noah Buyon Digital Intern

Michael Bergin Digital Intern

Mindy Kay Bricker (on sabbatical)

Isaac Stone Fish (on sabbatical)


Saxon Stiller Senior Web Developer

Priya Nannapaneni Web Developer

David Varndell Web Developer


Christopher Cotnoir Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer

Allen Chin Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Grace Rooney Vice President, Events

Duc Luu Vice President, Advertising Sales (202) 728-7325

Keith Arends Vice President, Education Sales

Stephanie Cherkezian Vice President, Events

Maria Ory Communications Director (202) 728-7318

Matthew Curry Director, Marketing & Ad Operations (202) 728-7351

Hanna Berman Associate Director, Marketing & Client Relations

Sanjay Suri Senior Advisor, Finance