Meet the Team
A senior at Colgate University, Jake was previously an intern for Newsreel before being promoted to chief marketing officer. He is currently the Social Media Manager at the Libyan American Alliance. Previously, he has interned for the State Department in Tunis, Tunisia.
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
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
Founder, CEO and Managing Editor
Jack has written for Forbes, TIME, Newsweek, the New York Daily News and VICE News
Elena has written for the Daily Hampshire Gazette, and interned for a state senator. She is currently a student at Mount Holyoke College and will work for the State Department as an intern in 2021.
Julie currently works for a political consulting firm as an FEC compliance associate. She has worked as a paralegal and documentary intern for PBS. She graduated from Oberlin College where she worked as editor for both the Oberlin Review, the campus weekly, and The Grape, the campus alternative publication.
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
Brandon is currently an agency development partner at Indeed.com
Leslie is a history professor at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut
After a long stint at IBM, Nicolas recently founded an augmented reality company called Hoverlay
Consultant and former CFO of HealthPrize Technologies