Our Team
CEO

Richard Miniter

CEO & Chief Content Officer
Author of three top-10 New York Times bestsellers. Former investigative reporter at The Sunday Times of London and former Wall Street Journal editorial writer. Former CEO at American Media Institute, where he tripled revenue year-over-year for four years.
Chief Financial Officer

Senior finance leader in the technology sector. Previously a top-ranked senior equity research analyst at investment banks including Citigroup, ThinkEquity Partners and Canaccord Genuity.

Paul Mansky

Chief Financial Officer
Senior finance leader in the technology sector. Previously a top-ranked senior equity research analyst at investment banks including Citigroup, ThinkEquity Partners and Canaccord Genuity.
Chief Revenue Officer

Senior digital media leader with more than 30 years of experience in management, marketing, startups, turnarounds and working to grow world-class brands. He has led explosive revenue growth as Chief Revenue Officer of Everyday Health, Trusted Media Brands and The Daily Mail, and SVP of Consumer Markets at WebMD.

Rich Sutton

Chief Revenue Officer
Senior digital media leader with more than 30 years of experience in management, marketing, startups, turnarounds and working to grow world-class brands. He has led explosive revenue growth as Chief Revenue Officer of Everyday Health, Trusted Media Brands and The Daily Mail, and SVP of Consumer Markets at WebMD.
Head of Product
Former Vice President, Strategy and Development at Fox Interactive Media/Intermix. Former Chief Revenue Officer at Grindr.

James Hritz

Head of Product
Former Vice President, Strategy and Development at Fox Interactive Media/Intermix. Former Chief Revenue Officer at Grindr.
Head of Technology
Senior technology and operations leader with more than 30 years of experience in technology, cyber, risk, regulatory, crisis management and counter-crime. Enabled high-performing businesses globally from startups to the Fortune 500 as a CSO, CRO, CIO and CTO. Advisor to and investor in early-stage innovators.

John Popolizio

Head of Technology
Senior technology and operations leader with more than 30 years of experience in technology, cyber, risk, regulatory, crisis management and counter-crime. Enabled high-performing businesses globally from startups to the Fortune 500 as a CSO, CRO, CIO and CTO. Advisor to and investor in early-stage innovators.
VP of Social Media
Former Director of Marketing and Communications at Politico. Award-winning digital and brand strategy expert with senior leadership experience at the National Association of Manufacturers, Northrop Grumman, the Business Industry Political Action Committee and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. Founder, Melrose Weekly News.

Liz Shrum

VP of Social Media
Former Director of Marketing and Communications at Politico. Award-winning digital and brand strategy expert with senior leadership experience at the National Association of Manufacturers, Northrop Grumman, the Business Industry Political Action Committee and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. Founder, Melrose Weekly News.
VP of Distribution and Sales

André M. Johnson, I.

VP of Distribution and Sales & Urban News Editor
Former Washington Post reporter with 17-year track record building media distribution networks. Former communications director for Marion Barry. Grew a newspaper network from 20 outlets to more than 200, resulting in the nation’s largest network of black newspapers and magazines.
Deputy Executive Editor
Journalist who grew her career from writing and editing small community newspapers to senior editorial roles with NJ.com, the Washington Examiner and U.S. News

Allison Gualtieri

Deputy Executive Editor
Journalist who grew her career from writing and editing small community newspapers to senior editorial roles with NJ.com, the Washington Examiner and U.S. News & World Report, where she oversaw the magazine’s renowned coverage of higher education.
Director, Business Development – Latin America
Former chief sales officer at the Mexican news agency Notimex, in charge of new product development and new markets, exceeding sales goals. More than 15 years of experience in media, sales and marketing.

Jimena Rivera Calderon

Director, Business Development – Latin America
Former chief sales officer at the Mexican news agency Notimex, in charge of new product development and new markets, exceeding sales goals. More than 15 years of experience in media, sales and marketing.
Visuals Editor

Former freelance journalist who has covered the 2020 Democratic primary, the 2019 mass shooting in Aurora, Ill., the Jussie Smollett case, the 2019 NBA Finals, Califoand rnia's 2018 wildfires, the Ferguson and Baltimore riots, an EF5 Tornado in Moore, Okla., the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting and nine hurricanes.

Marcus DiPaola

Visuals Editor
Former freelance journalist who has covered the 2020 Democratic primary, the 2019 mass shooting in Aurora, Ill., the Jussie Smollett case, the 2019 NBA Finals, Califoand rnia’s 2018 wildfires, the Ferguson and Baltimore riots, an EF5 Tornado in Moore, Okla., the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting and nine hurricanes.
South Asia Editor

Former South Asian affairs correspondent for The Diplomat. Winner of the Pulitzer Crisis Reporting Grant and the Indo-German Media Ambassador fellowship. Former Morgan Stanley software engineer and Windows application programmer at Dassault Systems. Bachelor's Degree in engineering from the University of Pune (India), and Master's Degree in Politics and Global Affairs from Columbia University.

Siddharthya Roy

South Asia Editor
Former South Asian affairs correspondent for The Diplomat. Winner of the Pulitzer Crisis Reporting Grant and the Indo-German Media Ambassador fellowship. Former Morgan Stanley software engineer and Windows application programmer at Dassault Systems. Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from the University of Pune (India), and Master’s Degree in Politics and Global Affairs from Columbia University.
Deputy News Editor — Spanish

National award-winning journalist with 40 years of experience in major U.S. Spanish-language media operations including Univision, Telemundo, CBS TeleNoticias, Canal de Noticias NBC, La Opinion, Nuestro Tiempo (Los Angeles Times), the EFE news agency and Noticias del Mundo.

Rafael Prieto

Deputy News Editor — Spanish
National award-winning journalist with 40 years of experience in major U.S. Spanish-language media operations including Univision, Telemundo, CBS TeleNoticias, Canal de Noticias NBC, La Opinion, Nuestro Tiempo (Los Angeles Times), the EFE news agency and Noticias del Mundo.
Energy Editor

More than 25 years in academic, nonprofit, government and private sector experience, including significant roles at the U.S. Department of Energy and the Nuclear Threat Initiative. Adjunct professor, published ghostwriter and habitual friends-and-family editor.

Bryan Wilkes

Energy Editor
More than 25 years in academic, nonprofit, government and private sector experience, including significant roles at the U.S. Department of Energy and the Nuclear Threat Initiative. Adjunct professor, published ghostwriter and habitual friends-and-family editor.