Meet the Team

Mary Mapes


Mary is currently the director of research for Integrity First for America. Mary previously worked as a producer for CBS News where she became famous for breaking the Abu Ghraib torture scandal

Nicolas Robbe


After a long stint at IBM, Nicolas recently founded an augmented reality company called Hoverlay

Tom Rosenstiel


Tom is currently the executive director of the American Press Institute. Previously, Tom worked as a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek and MSNBC. He is also the author of eight books

Jack Brewster

Founder, CEO and Managing Editor

Jack has written for TIME, Newsweek, the New York Daily News and VICE News

Drew Chapman

COO and Social Media Editor

Drew Chapman is a graduate of Connecticut College where he majored in English and minored in Classics. There, he wrote for Connecticut College's student newspaper, The College Voice

Julie Schreiber

Content Manager

Julie is a graduate of Oberlin College where she was an editor for both the Oberlin Review, the campus weekly, and The Grape, the campus alternative publication

Ferd Protzman


Brandon Cardwell


Leslie Lindenauer


Currently the chief of staff to the president of Oberlin College, Ferd previously worked as a reporter at the New York Times and Washington Post

David Niu

Brandon is currently an agency development partner at

Leslie is a history professor at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut

David Rector

Social Media Intern


David is an undergrad at NYU majoring in Economics. He is currently a deputy social media editor for Washington Square News, NYU’s Independent Student Newspaper.

Consultant and former CFO of HealthPrize Technologies

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