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Staff Directory

You can reach our staff at (585) 546-8303 or by sending e-mail to the individual you wish to contact.

Susan R. Holliday


Editor and Vice President
Paul Ericson
Responsible for management of editorial staff, weekly and daily editions; writes editorials and edits Opinion page.

Managing Editor
Mike Dickinson
Edits weekly and daily news stories; reports on Eastman Kodak Co.

Associate Editor
Smriti Jacob
Edits Special Reports and columnists; also covers biotech/medical technology; international business; academic science/research.

Copy Editors
Lisa Granite
Copy edits and proofs editorial content; writes weekly Non-profit Report.
Karen Beadling
Copy edits and proofs editorial content.

Special Projects Editor
Sally Parker
Edits weekly Explore section in the print edition, "Explore Greater Rochester," Real magazine and a variety of annual supplements.

Online Editor
Molly Cappotelli
Edits and reports for Daily Report; Time Out e-mail; maintains Web site.

Will Astor
Covers law/legal profession; courts; health care; medical-care companies.

Andrea Deckert
Covers Xerox and office equipment firms; manufacturing; tool and die firms; plastics; optics; real estate and construction; government, politics and economic development outside of Monroe County.

Nate Dougherty
Covers banking and finance; Monroe County government and politics; Paychex; human resources/management; corporate training; and primary and secondary education.

Kerry Feltner
Covers telecommunications; technology; Internet/software/hardware; retail/e-tailing; advertising/marketing/PR; media; distributors; sports; and Fast Start.

Lori Gable
Covers higher education; arts and entertainment; energy; environment.

Reporter/Editorial Assistant
Velvet Spicer
Transportation; automotive, airplane and trucking industries; mass transit; printing; the economy; also responsible for People section and For the Record.

Kimberly McKinzie

Research Director
Andrew Green
Responsible for Top 25 lists, Marketplace and Portfolio.


Director of Advertising
Jo Ann Geiger

Senior Account Manager
Linda Covington

Account Managers
Frank Stamski

Jean Moorhouse

Classified account manager
John C. Costello

Special publications/contract advertising
Michelle Sanfilippo

Sales Administrator
Jessica Sims


Director of Audience Development
Chad Taggart

Audience development coordinator
Amanda Michael


Art/Production Director
Edward C. Fowler

Graphic Designers
Linda Race Buckbee
Melanie A. Watson


Interim controller
Lisa Bice

Executive Assistant
Ruth German

Administrative Assistant
Karen Keefer

Events and Special Projects Director 
Melissa Wilson


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