Briana Altergott
Sr. Editor
Briana has the energy level of a child on a sugar rush, which comes in handy for her early mornings writing and producing at Newsy. She got her degree in...
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Jamal Andress
Project Producer
Jamal Andress is just like Newsy… a journalist of an untraditional fashion. For Newsy he writes, edits and anchors. Hailing from Houston, TX, his original...
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Leah Becerra
Digital Content Producer
Leah writes about technology and business news, which is fitting because she's passionate about all things tech. She graduated with a degree from the...
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Katherine Biek
Project Producer
Katherine grew up in Minnesota amongst the glitz and glamour of the child pageant and competitive dance worlds. A former University of Missouri Golden Girl...
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Tony Brown
Director Of Products
Tony Brown is an extreme sports enthusiast. When not underwater skydiving, BMX snowblowing, or tuning his 16 string electric harpsichord, he keeps Newsy's...
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Christian Bryant
Sr. Editor
Christian Phillip Bryant is a multimedia journalist and renaissance man from Greensboro, N.C. He's a Southern gentlemen with a penchant for good music and...
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Nathan Byrne
Director Of Editorial Operations
When he's not running 5Ks dressed as Batman, surfing on cardboard or making videos to recruit monks — Nathan Byrne is probably at Newsy managing the day's...
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David Cawthon
Copy Editor
David is easy to spot in the newsroom — not because he's the tallest staffer but because he's likely the only person with a dictionary. As a fearless copy...
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Samantha Crook
Digital Content Producer
Samantha is a digital content producer at Newsy. She has successfully avoided submitting a thoughtful bio for weeks.
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Eugene Daniels
Digital Content Producer
A self proclaimed news nerd, Eugene started his career in local TV news but was looking for something new and different and jumped ship to Newsy in June of...
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Jake Godin
Digital Content Producer
Hailing from a town in the central Illinois that you've most likely never heard of, Jake Godin's interests range from anything in technology to world events....
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Kate Grumke
Sr. Editor
Kate is part of Newsy's writing and production team. She loves to travel but thinks writing about world news all day is the next best thing. She hails from...
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Elizabeth Hagedorn
Supervising Editor - Publication
A writer and anchor for Newsy, Elizabeth writes primarily about politics and foreign affairs. When not at work, chances are she's playing with her cat...
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Lexie Hammesfahr
Digital Content Producer
Lexie is a writer, producer and anchor at Newsy, with an emphasis on entertainment. Born and raised in Atlanta, Lexie slowly made her way across the country...
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Christina Hartman
Vice President Of News
Just discovered one of her cats is too fat to Lion King. Aside from her feline friends, Christina loves politics, cooking and a good green tea frappuccino....
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Caleb Hoke
Sr. Editor
The best video editor to ever come out of the Cowboy Capital of the World, "Trusty" Caleb left his small Texas town to pursue a Visual Editing and Management...
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Cliff Judy
Director Of Partner Relationships
After nearly a decade in the field, the guy who loves reporting the big story is now committed to analyzing them. Cliff's time as an anchor/reporter in...
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Andrew Lawler
Motion Graphics Producer
Born in the woods of the far off land they call Columbia, Missouri, Andrew is a super-energetic and outgoing video editor, known for talking non-stop while...
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Ben Lawson
Digital Content Producer
Ben is a Missouri native who received a mass media degree from Northwest Missouri State University. When he isn't at Newsy he is playing video games or...
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Kyle Luke
Director Of Emerging Media
Always connected, Kyle spends his days patrolling the depths of the Internets in an eternal quest to discover the trending stories and the best social media...
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Sebastian Martinez
Digital Content Producer
Sebastián is a producer and anchor for Newsy. He loves covering world news, as a proxy for world travel, and his lifelong love of football– er, soccer. As...
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Danny Matteson
Production Lead
A connoisseur of fine dunks with an unusually high tolerance for SyFy originals, Danny is a multimedia journalist with an affinity for stories — be they...
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Kelcie Mattson
Digital Content Producer
Kelcie, aka the tiny redhead in the corner, produces videos and helps assemble the Newsy live stream — which you should watch. The Columbia native and...
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Matt Moreno
Sr. Editor
Matt joined the Newsy team full time in 2013 after earning a degree in mass communication from the University of Missouri. Prior to joining Newsy, Matt...
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Tori Partridge
Project Producer
Tori is a writer and video editor for Newsy. She has a love (obsession) for owls, Thor and naps on naps. When not downing coffee or talking non-stop to...
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Matt Picht
Sr. Editor
Matt graduated from the University of Tulsa with an English degree, and he still can't believe he found a job this awesome with those credentials. When he's...
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Karen Rodriguez
Project Producer
Born on the tropical island of Cuba, Karen Rodriguez now braves the cold of the midwest and produces entertainment/lifestyle videos while you sleep. A...
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Mikah Sargent
Sr. Editor
Aspiring polymath and self-proclaimed Apple fanatic, Mikah can be found exploring the web for strange trivia or ogling over the latest Apple innovation....
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Christine Slusser
Sr. Editor
Christine is a firm believer that orange is the best color in the world, and that she has the cutest daughter in the universe. Anyone who disagrees will...
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Steven Sparkman
Supervising Editor - Publication
After climbing down from a beanstalk, Steven Sparkman became Newsy’s resident science nerd and giant. When not thinking about quantum physics or...
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Jim Spencer
President And Founder
Jim Spencer has helped lead several start-up and established Internet companies. Jim was VP of Content and Answers at Ask Jeeves (Ask.com) where he was...
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Jay Strubberg
Digital Content Producer
Jay is a writer and producer for Newsy who specializes in national/int'l news and sports. He wakes before the rooster’s crow and prefers to sip rather than...
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Evan Thomas
Digital Content Producer
Evan covers technology and the Internet and produces all sorts of video content for Newsy and its partners. The Colorado native splits his time between...
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Zach Toombs
Director Of Strategic Programming
Zach develops new projects and video formats for Newsy and leads its Politics vertical. With documentaries and shows built for the web, he helps find new...
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Jessica Walsh
Senior Copy Editor
Jessica heads up the copy editing department, which consists of ... well, just her. She has edited several books by independent authors and has written for...
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