Meet the Staff

David Rothkopf CEO and Editor, The FP Group


Ben Pauker Executive Editor

Mindy Kay Bricker Executive Editor, Print

Yochi Dreazen Managing Editor, News

Rebecca Frankel Deputy Editor, Online

Seyward Darby Deputy Editor, Print

Amanda Silverman Story Editor, Print

Lara Jakes Deputy Managing Editor, News

Christian Caryl Editor of Democracy Lab

Rachel Lu Senior Editor, Tea Leaf Nation

David Wertime Senior Editor, Tea Leaf Nation

Daniel Altman Senior Editor, Economics

David Kenner Middle East Editor

Isaac Stone Fish Asia Editor

Max Strasser Associate Editor

Ty McCormick Associate Editor (on leave)

Jake Scobey-Thal Assistant Managing Editor, Print

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer Assistant Managing Editor, Online

Elias Groll Assistant Editor

Ilya Lozovsky Assistant Editor, Democracy Lab

Thomas Stackpole Assistant Editor

Siddhartha Mahanta Assistant Editor

Preeti Aroon Copy Chief

Shannon Schweitzer Deputy Copy Editor

Colum Lynch Senior Staff Writer

Sean D. Naylor Senior Staff Writer

Bill Allison, Senior Staff Writer

Keith Johnson Senior Reporter

John Hudson Senior Reporter

Paul McLeary Senior Reporter

Dan De Luce, National Security Correspondent

David Francis Staff Writer

Paul McLeary, Staff Writer

Reid Standish Assistant Digital Producer

Benjamin Soloway Editorial Assistant

Justine Drennan Fellow

Siobhán O’Grady Fellow

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian Fellow, Tea Leaf Nation

Shujie (Sidney) Leng Editorial Intern, Tea Leaf Nation


Josef Reyes Creative Director

Ed Johnson Art Director


Tim Showers Web Director

Josh Mobley Web Developer

Priya Nannapaneni Web Developer

Saxon Stiller Web Developer


Christopher Cotnoir Senior Vice President, Circulation, Digital Strategy and Operations

Amer Yaqub Senior Vice President, Publisher (202) 728-7310

Allen Chin Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Emily Simon Vice President, International (202) 728-7309

Carol Joynt Vice President, Communications (202) 728-7341

Grace Rooney Vice President, Events

Stephanie Cherkezian Director, Events

Ian Keller Associate Publisher (646) 757-4743

Maria Ory Press Director (202) 728-7318

Duc Luu Director, International (202) 728-7325

Aaron Schumacher, Director, International (202) 728-7304

Keith Arends Director Content Sales

Brian Ackerman, Director, Advertising (202) 728-7343

Matthew Curry Assistant Director, Market Research and Ad Trafficking (202) 728-7351

Sanjay Suri Senior Advisor, Finance