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Chris Seper (chris @ medcitynews.com) is the CEO of MedCity Media, which publishes MedCityNews.com. Chris drives the culture, oversees business and editorial directions, and manages the governance of the company (he also writes periodically for MedCityNews.com).
Chris is a former journalist turned media entrepreneur who launched MedCity Media in December 2008. He sits on the board of directors of The Civic Commons and the advisory boards of Spoke Software and Your Teen Magazine.
Veronica Combs (vcombs @ medcitynews.com) is the editor in chief of MedCityNews.com. She works with staff reporters and freelancers to find the latest inventions, innovations, and ideas in mobile health, medical devices, personalized medicine, health IT, and everything else people in healthcare need to understand.
Veronica has been working on the web for 12 years, creating content, managing e-mail campaigns, building communities, and searching for the ideal content management system. You can find her on LinkedIn, Twitter, Storify and SlideShare.
Paul McAvinchey (pmcavinchey @ medcitynews.com) is the product innovation manager of MedCity Media. Paul leads the development of the company’s range of products and services including MedCityNews.com, along with custom solutions for clients and advertisers.
Paul previously founded Diddlyi.com, a subscription-based web app for Irish cultural enthusiasts and has worked with AOL, WMS Gaming and Riverdance in various online publishing and UX roles. Find him @yaboya.
Jane Levesque (jlevesque @ medcitynews.com) is the production manager at MedCity Media and works with hospitals and other clients who need content for websites, social media and print products. She assigns, organizes, schedules, edits and tracks multiple projects of various types through to completion.
Before joining MedCity Media in November of 2009, Jane worked as a staff writer for two newspapers and then as an editor and production manager for a small magazine publisher.
Ken Montgomery (kmontgomery @ medcitynews.com) is a business development manager at MedCity Media who helps drive sales in events, online advertising and content marketing services. He previously has experience in business to business sales and the healthcare industry.
Ken received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mount Union College.
Stephanie Baum (sbaum @ medcitynews.com) is the East Coast innovation reporter, covering the life science and healthcare startup ecosystem in the Philadelphia to New York City region and contributing to our national coverage of digital health entrepreneurs. She also provides news and analysis on technology-driven innovation coming from hospitals, health systems and pharmaceutical companies.
Stephanie’s background includes working as a reporter for United Business Media in London and Dow Jones in New York where she helped cover the financial meltdown.
Deanna Pogorelc (dpogorelc @ medcitynews.com) is a Cleveland-based reporter who writes obsessively about life science startups across the country, looking to technology transfer offices, startup incubators and investment funds to see what’s next in healthcare.
She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ball State University and previously covered business and education for a northeast Indiana newspaper.
Amanda Harnocz is a Cleveland-based community manager who joined MedCityNews.com in 2013. She is a wire editor, MedCitizen blogging representative and handles all things social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+) for the company. Amanda’s background includes working for two local print newspapers and Aol’s Patch.com. Find her on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Lisa Higgs is a copy editor, primarily reviewing content for MedCity Media’s content marketing division and helping tailor products for each client’s needs.
Her background in journalism includes work as a reporter, photographer and editor at two small newspapers and copy editing and page design at the Plain Dealer. More recently, she has dipped her toes into the world of online editing, working for a few businesses, including the Content Marketing Institute.
Lindsey Alexander (lalexander @ medcitynews.com) is an Indiana-based reporter who covers the medical device industry. She has a degree in journalism from Indiana University and a master’s from Purdue.