Staff

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP


Editors


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Deborah Caldwell

Publisher


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Judith Golub

Director of Strategy and Planning


Editors


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Bob Smietana

Editor-in-Chief


Smietana is an award-winning religion reporter and editor who has spent two decades producing breaking news, data journalism, investigative reporting, profiles and featu...

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Roxanne Stone

Managing Editor


O’Donnell has served as editor for a variety of news organizations, including Newsweek, Condé Nast, CNBC, and Washingtonian magazine. He has also reported on politics, religion...
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Paul O’Donnell

Senior Editor


 

Stone was most recently at Barna Group, where she has served as Editor-in-Chief since 2012. She previously served as Editorial Director of Relevant Media Group and formerly...
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Kerry Staurseth

Copy Editor


Kerry lives in Chicago with her family and dogs. After teaching English overseas and stateside, she is now a freelance copy editor for RNS and Conde Nast and is a member of the New York...
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Kit Doyle

Photo/Multimedia Editor


Kit Doyle joined Religion News Service in August 2016. He enjoys figuring out the best ways to visually tell stories. Kit earned a B.J. in Photojournalism and a B.A. in Spanish from Mizzou...

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Mary Gladstone

Copy Editor


Mary Gladstone joined Religion News Service as a copy editor in 2013. She also serves as an assistant editor for ReligionLink, an online resource to help journalists cover religion-relat...


Reporters


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Adelle M. Banks

Production Editor & National Reporter


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Claire Giangravè

Vatican Reporter


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Jack Jenkins

National Reporter


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Aysha Khan

Reporter


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Emily McFarlan Miller

National Reporter


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Alejandra Molina

National Reporter


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Yonat Shimron

National Reporter & Senior Editor


CORRESPONDENTS


Fredrick Nzwili

Nairobi, Kenya


Michele Chabin

Jerusalem


MARKETING & TECHNOLOGY


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Ron Ribiat

Marketing Assistant