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Staff Biographies

Gwen Ifill, Co-Anchor & Managing Editor
Judy Woodruff, Co-Anchor & Managing Editor
Hari Sreenivasan, PBS NewsHour Weekend Anchor
Jeffrey Brown, Chief Correspondent for Arts, Culture, and Society
Margaret Warner, Chief Foreign Correspondent
Miles O’Brien, Science Correspondent
John Merrow, Education Correspondent
Paul Solman, Business and Economics Correspondent
Fred de Sam Lazaro, Correspondent
Mark Shields, Political Analyst
David Brooks, Political Analyst
Marcia Coyle, Supreme Court reporter
Sara Just, Executive Producer
Marc Rosenwasser, Executive Producer PBS NewsHour Weekend
Travis Daub, Creative Director

PBS NewsHour Staff List


Nsikan Akpan, Reporter/Producer
Chris Alexander, Media Asset Manager
Dawn Andres, Deputy Art Director
Lorna Baldwin, Deputy Sr. Producer – Segment Production Unit
Joshua Barajas, Reporter/Producer, Local National Online
Adelyn Baxter, Associate Web Producer
James Blue, Sr. Content Producer
Quinn Bowman, Producer Capitol Hill
William Brangham, Correspondent
April Brown, Coordinating Producer
Debra Butler, Deputy Unit Director – Video Archives
Kyla Calvert, Reporter/Producer, Education
Frank Carlson, Producer, Arts
Emily Carpeaux, Senior Coordinating Producer, News Gathering & Production
Jaywon Choe, Production Assistant
Joey Chou, Graphic Designer
Leah Clapman, Managing Editor, NewsHour Extra
Russ Clarkson, Senior Producer–Segment Production Unit
David Coles, Deputy Senior Producer
Richard Coolidge, Senior Content and Partnerships Producer
Alexis Cox, Producer
Thaisi Da Silva, Program Coordinator/Producer
Anne Davenport, Deputy Sr. Producer, Tape – Segment Prod. Unit
Vanessa Dennis, Director of Digital Design and Development
Christine Denny, Education Project Director
Lisa Desjardins, Political Director
Kristen Doerer, Reporter Producer, Online Business & Economics
Matthew Ehrichs, Reporter Producer Student Reporting Labs Online
Larisa Epatko, Reporter/Producer, Foreign Affairs & Defense

Diane Lincoln Estes, Producer
Alex Fenno, IT Technician
Vanessa Ferrari, Staff Accountant
Anastasia Forrestal, Information Technology Director
Sandra Fox, Research Librarian
Tom Fritschi, Director of Production Operations
Michael Fritz, Producer HQ
Meredith Garretson, Production Assistant Tape Library
Jon Gerberg, Producer, General Assignment
Julia Griffin, Reporter/Producer
Jessica Griswold, Executive Assistant
Geoffrey Guray, Production Assistant – Segment Unit
Toni Tyson Hamner, Production Controller
Michael Harry, Sr. Graphic Artist / Chyron Operator
Megan Hickey, News Developer
Jessica Hoffman, Producer, Video Archives
Murrey Jacobson, National Affairs Editor
Jason Kane, Producer
Charles Kasten, Production Controller HQ
Justin Kenny, Foreign Affairs & Defense Editor
Stephanie Kotuby, Senior Editorial Producer
Bob Kovach, Senior Producer, Politics
Sam Lane, Reporter/Producer, Segment Unit
Jenny Marder, Senior Online Editor
Ghada Mashamoun, Executive Assistant HQ
Nick Massella, Director of Audience Engagement and Communications

Sarah McHaney, Reporter/Producer, National Affairs
Michael Melia, Senior Broadcast Producer
Annette Miller, Vice President – HQ
Ariel Min, Evening Video Production Assistant
Melissa Mitchell, Executive Assistant
Mark Moynihan, Production Manager
Margaret Myers, Online News & Forward Planning Editor
Leah Nagy, Administrative/Editorial Assistant
Noreen Nasir, Reporter/Producer, Segment Production
Clay Raine, Marketing & Communication Production Assistant
Michael Rancilio, Sr. Vice President and General Manager
Peggy Robinson, Senior Producer — Special Projects
Stephan Rohde, Senior Developer
Ellen Rolfes, Multimedia Editor
Daniel Sagalyn, Deputy Foreign Affairs and Defense Editor
Laura Santhanam, Data Producer
Justin Scuiletti, Digital Video Producer
Corinne Segal, NewsHour Extra Editor
Colleen Shalby, Social Media Editor
Calvin Solomon, Art Director
Elizabeth Summers, Coordinating Producer, Politics
Morgan Till, Producer
P.J. Tobia, Producer, Foreign Affairs
Zachary Treu, Associate Production Manager, Production Operations
Jordan Vesey, Production Assistant
Rachel Wellford, Reporter/Producer, Politics
Dan Werner, Executive Producer
Daniel Yang, Assignment Editor
William Zeigler, Associate Production Manager


Scott Davis, Senior Broadcast Producer
Saskia de Melker, Associate Producer
Brian Epstein, Producer
Ivette Feliciano, Associate Producer
Stacy Feuereisen, Line Producer
Irene Francis, Broadcast Producer
Jerry Godfrey, Unit Production Manager
Zachary Green, Associate Producer
Connie Kargbo, Associate Producer
Lee Koromvokis, Producer Business & Economics
David Kreger, Editorial Producer
Andrew Mach, Multimedia Editor

Lisa Overton, Art Director
Wayne Palmer, Director
Elisabeth Ponsot, Online News Editor
Mori Rothman, Associate Producer
Jason Steneck, Editorial Producer
Megan Thompson, Producer
Torran Wakefield-Thompson, Production Assistant
Sam Weber, Producer
Tracy Wholf, Associate Producer
Judith Starr Wolff, Editorial Producer
Hannah Yi, Producer


Mary Jo Brooks, Producer
Molly Finnegan,  Online Editor
Katie Kleinman, Senior Developer
Patti Parson, Managing Producer
Merrill Schwerin, Producer
Nikki See, Producer/Minneapolis-St. Paul
Catherine Wise, Producer Global Health

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