Judy Woodruff

PBS NewsHour is a public media news organization with a nightly hour-long television broadcast and a robust digital footprint across the web and social media.

Anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, the NewsHour features the latest news, analysis, field reports from around the world, live studio interviews and discussions. For more than 45 years, millions have turned to PBS NewsHour for the solid, reliable reporting that has made it one of the most trusted news programs on television and online.

Learn more about the program, the people who produce it and the company behind the NewsHour.

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In Memoriam

PBS NewsHour Staff List

  • Yasmeen Alamiri, Senior News Editor, Digital
  • Chris Alexander, Senior Director, Media Assets
  • Christopher Allen, Education Project Manager, Student Reporting Labs
  • Jonah Anderson, News Assistant
  • Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako, Specialist, Media Assets
  • Lorna Baldwin, Producer, General Assignment
  • Joshua Barajas, Senior Editor, Digital
  • Eliot Barnhart, Production Assistant, Segment Unit
  • Ilana Bernstein, Business Development Analyst
  • Kojo Boateng, Creative Director
  • Elizabeth Bolaji, Production Assistant, Segment Unit
  • Michael Boulter, Production Assistant
  • Maea Lenei Buhre, Producer, General Assignment
  • Brennan Butler, Software Engineer
  • Debra Butler, Archivist, Media Assets
  • Frank Carlson, Producer, General Assignment
  • Emily Carpeaux, Senior Producer, Field Segments
  • Roby Chavez, Communities Reporter, New Orleans
  • Leah Clapman, Managing Editor Education, Student Reporting Labs
  • Russ Clarkson, Managing Producer
  • Stuart Cohen, Editor/Camera/Tape Technician
  • Tess Conciatori, Producer, Politics
  • Richard Coolidge, Senior Managing Producer
  • Daniel Cooney, Social Media Producer/Coordinator
  • Ian Couzens, Production Assistant, Politics
  • Kate Cousins, Archives Specialist
  • Alexis Cox, Producer
  • Karina Cuevas, Producer, National Affairs
  • Marie Cusick, Youth Media Producer, Student Reporting Labs
  • Travis Daub, Director, Digital
  • Anne Davenport, Senior Coordinating Producer, Arts
  • Daniel Davis, Motion Designer
  • Vanessa Dennis, Director, Product
  • Sydni Dreher, Senior Production Manager
  • Shoshana Dubnow, Associate Producer, Segment Unit
  • Rawan Elbaba, Digital Producer, Student Reporting Labs
  • Diane Estes, Producer
  • Elis Estrada, Senior Director, Student Reporting Labs
  • Tyriana Evans, Production Assistant, Politics
  • Chris Fees, Executive Assistant
  • Victor Fernandez, Youth Media Producer, Student Reporting Labs
  • Vanessa Ferrari, Production Controller
  • Molly Finnegan, Senior Editor, Digital
  • Aaron Foley, Senior Digital Editor, Communities Initiative
  • Chris Ford, Broadcast Producer
  • Gretchen Frazee, Senior Coordinating Broadcast Producer
  • Tom Fritschi, Director, Production Operations
  • Michael Fritz, Deputy Senior Producer, Field Segments
  • Briget Ganske, Youth Media Producer, Student Reporting Labs
  • Julia Griffin, Senior Coordinator of Digital Video
  • Geoffrey Guray, Producer, Politics
  • Hamada Hanoura, Video Editor
  • Michael Harry, Senior Graphic Designer
  • Bob Hartman, Video Editor/Production Technician
  • Dorothy Hastings, Associate Producer, Segment Producer
  • Gabrielle Hays, Communities Reporter, St. Louis City
  • Erica Hendry, Managing Editor
  • Ryan Holmes, Associate Producer, National Affairs
  • Isabella Isaacs-Thomas, Digital Reporter, Science
  • Lena Jackson, Producer, PBS NewsHour West
  • Murrey Jacobson, Senior Producer & National Affairs Editor
  • Lynsey Jeffery, Production Assistant, Segment Unit
  • Kamili Johnson, Production Manager
  • LaTasha Jones, Manager, Media Assets
  • Sara Just, Senior Vice President & Executive Producer
  • Jason Kane, Producer
  • Saher Khan, Reporter/Producer, Politics
  • Kevin Kirby, Assignment Editor
  • Lygeri Koromvokis, Producer, Business & Economics
  • Stephanie Kotuby, Senior Editorial Producer
  • Casey Kuhn, Associate Producer, PBS NewsHour West
  • Sam Lane, Producer, General Assignment
  • Rachel Liesendahl, Production Assistant, Digital
  • Matt Loffman, Deputy Senior Producer, Politics
  • Anna Long, Analytics Manager
  • Phil Maravilla, Senior Producer, PBS NewsHour West
  • Marcus Markle, Communications Manager, Student Reporting Labs
  • Nick Massella, Senior Director of Brand Strategy & Communications, Spokesperson
  • Abigail Maurno, Anchor Assistant
  • Wyatt Mayes, Social Media Editor & Producer
  • Megan McGrew, News Assistant, Designer
  • Timothy McPhillips, Associate Producer, Digital Video
  • Azhar Merchant, News Assistant
  • Annette Miller, Vice President – HQ
  • Jaylah Moore-Ross, Production Assistant, Student Reporting Labs
  • Claire Mufson, Associate Producer, National Affairs
  • Leah Nagy, Producer, General Assignment
  • Courtney Norris, Deputy Senior Producer, National Affairs
  • Anurag Papolu, Graphic Designer, Student Reporting Labs
  • Jonathan Papoutsis, Production Assistant, Marketing
  • Amber Partida, Associate Producer, Segment Unit
  • Patti Parson, Managing Producer
  • Mohammad Pasha, Youth Media Producer, Student Reporting Labs
  • Vicky Pasquantonio, Education Producer
  • Dan Paquin, Software Engineer
  • Rebecca Pratt, Production Coordinator
  • Dennis Predovic, Narrator
  • Layla Quran, Producer, Foreign Affairs
  • Michael Rancilio, Senior Vice President and General Manager
  • Talesha Reynolds, Senior Producer, Content and Special Projects
  • Ella Richardson, Publicist
  • Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado, Communities Reporter, Fresno
  • Ali Rogin, Producer, Foreign Affairs
  • Stephan Rohde, Senior Software Engineer
  • Daniel Sagalyn, Deputy Foreign Affairs and Defense Editor
  • Laura Santhanam, Health Reporter and Coordinating Producer for Polling
  • Merrill Schwerin, Deputy Managing Producer
  • Kenichi Serino, Deputy News Editor, Digital
  • Vaishnavee Sharma, Editor, Digital
  • Patrick Smith, Associate Producer, Archives
  • Wesam Sorour, Senior Graphic Designer
  • Matt Speiser, Vice President, Operations
  • Justin Stabley, Digital Editor, PBS NewsHour West
  • Meredith Struewing, News Assistant
  • Emily Sumlin, News Assistant
  • Beth Summers, Senior Producer, Politics
  • Alison Thoet, Associate Producer, CANVAS
  • Morgan Till, Senior Foreign Affairs Producer
  • Emily Anne Tkaczibson, Grant Writer, Student Reporting Labs
  • Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, Communities Reporter, Dearborn/Detroit
  • Tommy Walters, Associate Line Producer
  • James Williams, Executive Director of Digital Strategy
  • Becky Wandel, Associate Youth Media Producer, Student Reporting Labs
  • Harry Zahn, Associate Producer, Segment Unit
  • Deema Zein, Associate Producer, Digital Video

PBS NewsHour Weekend/WNET Staff List

  • Carlos Arboleda, editorial producer
  • Kathryn Baker, booking producer
  • Christopher Booker, Producer
  • Molly Enking, web producer
  • Ivette Feliciano, segment producer
  • Laura Fong, producer
  • Juliet Fuisz, booking producer
  • Sally Garner, senior news editor
  • Jerry Godfrey, production manager
  • Zachary Green, segment producer
  • Connie Kargbo, field producer
  • David Kreger, editorial producer
  • Theresa Lewis, broadcast producer
  • Pavni Mittal, web producer
  • Lisa Overton, art director
  • Dana Roberson, executive producer
  • Mori Rothman, field producer
  • Stanford Tecun, production assistant
  • Sam Weber, producer


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