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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

David G. Bradley

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David Bradley
Chairman, Owner

Before entering media, David founded and owned two (now public) research companies – The Advisory Board Company and The Corporate Executive Board Company. With 50,000 applicants each year, the enterprises are the largest employers of young professional talent in the Washington, D.C., area. During his early 20s, David was a Fulbright Scholar in the Philippines. He graduated from Swarthmore College, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a J.D. from Georgetown University, and, more recently, an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Swarthmore. His board memberships include the Council on Foreign Relations, the New America Foundation, KIPP DC, Bridges of Understanding, and the Manila-based Child Protection Network.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Jay Lauf

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Jay Lauf
SVP/Group Publisher and Publisher/Co-President of Quartz

Jay serves as SVP/Group Publisher of Atlantic Media and Publisher of Quartz. After helping revitalize The Atlantic, he was promoted to overseeing corporate sales initiatives, strategic partnerships, and advertising revenue for all brands. Jay came to the company from Wired, where he served progressively since 2001 as Advertising Director, Associate Publisher, and Publisher. During his tenure with Wired, Jay was instrumental in the title’s reinvigoration following 2001′s dot-com collapse. A graduate of Connecticut College, Jay also studied English Literature and Law at Durham University in the United Kingdom.

Monday, December 3, 2012

John Fox Sullivan

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John Fox Sullivan
Publisher at Large

John first joined National Journal Group as Publisher in 1975, following a five-year career at Newsweek. Over the next several decades, John served as Publisher, President, and CEO. During this period, National Journal expanded, acquiring The Hotline, The Almanac of American Politics, and Government Executive, and created CongressDaily (now National Journal Daily). Following the acquisition of The Atlantic by David Bradley, John also served for many years as President and Group Publisher of The Atlantic as well as of Atlantic Media. Since 2010, John has also served as the Mayor of Washington, VA. He attended Yale University and Columbia Business School and has been on the Board of the National Archives, Arena Stage, and the Magazine Publishers of America.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Ron Brownstein

Ron Brownstein
Senior Editorial Director

Ron is in charge of long-term editorial strategy for Atlantic Media and coordinates political coverage and activities across the publications. Prior to joining the company, Brownstein was the National Affairs Columnist for the Los Angeles Times, where he served as the National Political Correspondent and author of the weekly Washington Outlook column. A two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of presidential campaigns, he also serves as a senior political analyst for CNN and appeared as a political analyst for ABC during the 2012 election. His sixth and most recent book,The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America, was published by Penguin in November 2007.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Jean Ellen Cowgill

Atlantic Media

Jean Ellen Cowgill
President

Jean Ellen Cowgill leads Atlantic Media’s in-house creative agency, Atlantic Media Strategies. Previously, she ran Atlantic Media’s corporate strategy and business development projects, crafting the business models for new ventures and helping Atlantic Media’s brands build long-term plans for growth. Prior to joining the company, Jean Ellen was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Jean Ellen graduated as valedictorian of Dartmouth College.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Katherine Cusani-Visconti

SVPTalent and Culture, Atlantic Media Company

Katherine Cusani-Visconti
SVP, Culture and Talent

Katherine oversees the recruiting and development of talented individuals across the organization, and is responsible for the company’s approach to employee relations and company benefits. Before joining Atlantic Media in 2004, she was living in Chicago working for an educational nonprofit. Katherine graduated from Bates College with a B.A. in history and political science.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Michael Finnegan

Director of Business Development-Digital, Atlantic Media Company

Michael Finnegan
CFO & SVP, Corporate Development

Michael manages corporate development and financial growth strategy for Atlantic Media.  In this role he oversees the finance, analytics, corporate development, real estate, and corporate technology functions.  He joined Atlantic Media as Director of Digital Business Development and Analytics in early 2011 to build a corporate center of excellence focused on using digital analytics, partnerships, and emerging technologies as levers for financial and audience growth. Prior to his career in media, Michael was a management consultant with focuses on corporate strategy as well as financial and accounting investigations. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in economics and has an MBA from the university’s Darden School of Business.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Tim Hartman

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Tim Hartman
CEO, National Journal Group

Tim Hartman joined Government Executive in 2007 to manage new product development, and has risen to serve as Publisher of Digital Media, Director of Research, Group Publisher, and, most recently, President. Tim has overseen the transformation of Government Executive Media Group to a digital-first enterprise. Today, over 50 percent of Government Executive Media Group revenue stems from digital products, and the portfolio has grown to include multiple properties and a research division. In 2014, Tim was promoted to CEO of Atlantic Media’s Washington Divisions to take on the leadership of National Journal Group and to continue to lead Government Executive.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Emily Lenzner

Emily Lenzner
VP, Global Communications

Emily oversees communications for all divisions of the company, including The Atlantic, National Journal Group, Quartz, Government Executive Media Group, Defense One, and Atlantic Media Strategies. Prior to joining Atlantic Media in 2013, Emily was a managing director for public affairs and political consulting firm SKDKnickerbocker, where she strategized and managed a variety of national media campaigns for various corporations and non-profit organizations. She spent six years as the executive director of communications for ABC News in Washington, managing PR for programs This Week with George Stephanopoulos and Nightline and the network’s political coverage.