Meet the Team

Hello! We’re Edutopia, a team of reporters, editors, producers, designers, and more shining a spotlight on what works in education. Together, we’re dedicated to transforming learning at the Pre-K- through 12th-grade level so all students can thrive in their studies, careers, and adult lives. Get to know each of us better below.

Members of Edutopia's staff at Skywalker Ranch, Nicasio, California in November 2023.


EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Cindy Johanson
Stephen Merrill

Stephen Merrill

General Manager and Chief Content Officer

EDITORIAL

Tom Berger

Tom Berger

Managing Editor, Contributors

Andrew Boryga

Andrew Boryga

Senior Editor

Sarah Gonser

Sarah Gonser

Managing Editor, Features

Paige Tutt

Paige Tutt

Associate Editor

Daniel Leonard

Daniel Leonard

Assistant Editor

PRODUCT

Emily Taylor

Emily Taylor

Senior Product Manager

VIDEO

Amy Erin Borovoy

Amy Erin Borovoy

Director of Video

Doug Keely

Doug Keely

Motion Graphics Artist

Nana Gilbertson

Nana Gilbertson

Content Operations Lead

Marketing & analytics

Kenie Richards

Kenie Richards

Chief Marketing Officer

Sukee Bennett

Sukee Bennett

Audience Development Manager

Samer Rabadi

Samer Rabadi

Online Community Engagement Manager

Hannah Bogenreuther

Hannah Bogenreuther

Brand Marketing Specialist

Madison Shumway

Madison Shumway

Social Media Specialist

Finance, it & administration

Lilly Fu

Lilly Fu

Senior Director, Finance and Administration

Julie Brown

Julie Brown

Senior Accountant

Ryan Gerson

Ryan Gerson

Executive Assistant

Silvia Tisell

Silvia Tisell

Senior Accountant & Contracts Administrator

Billy Hawes

Billy Hawes

Desktop Support Specialist

Other Contributors

We also want to acknowledge the independent consultants and freelancers who assist us with editing, video production, design, and community support on social media.

Katie Shellenberg Bell, Community Facilitator
Laura Bradley, Community Facilitator
Christina Torres Cawdery, Community Facilitator
Kelly Clancy, Contributing Editor
Brittany Collins, Contributing Editor
Kathryn Fallon, Contributing Editor
Marva Hinton, Contributing Editor
Danielle Hylton-Kopshinsky, Contributing Editor
Jennifer Miller, Photo Editor
Stephen Noonoo, Contributing Editor
Elissa Rabellino, Copy Editor
Heather Riley, Contributing Video Producer
Sarah Taranto, Designer
John Thomas, Community Facilitator
Laura Thomas, Community Facilitator and Contributing Editor
Alex Shevrin Venet, Community Facilitator
Monte Woodward, Community Facilitator

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