Beth Coleman, Publisher
Beth Coleman oversees the Vocus Media Research Group and is responsible for the wide variety of content sets in the Vocus product. Prior to her employment with the company, she was director of knowledge management, for the US offices of Burson-Marsteller. She was also employed by the US Securities & Exchange Commission as assistant director of content management and electronic reference services. She holds a master’s degree in information studies from the University of Maryland.
Katrina Mendolera took the helm of inVocus in 2009, and has been keeping our readers abreast of media events and trends ever since. Before joining the Vocus research team as a senior media researcher for newspaper content in 2007, Katrina worked in daily and weekly newspapers covering education, general assignment news and religion. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English-Literature from Nazareth College of Rochester and a master’s degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. In her free time, she occasionally freelances and serves as an editor for Booktrope Publishing. Additionally, she is the author of Fractured Dream (The Dreamer Saga). Feel free to contact Katrina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lara Southgate is the database editor for Vocus and the assistant editor for inVocus. Along with editing and fact-checking content, she also writes the daily Journalist Spotlights and hopes to start writing articles soon. She has been published in U.S. News & World Report, RunningMaryland.com and the Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle. Lara has her master’s degree in English and American literature from the University of Delaware and a bachelor’s degree in English from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Kim Cooper, Writer
Kim Cooper regularly contributes to the Pitch an Event and History Today features for inVocus, and occasionally writes original articles. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Temple University in Philadelphia, where she focused on magazine journalism. She joined Vocus in 2009 and currently serves as a senior media researcher for the newspaper team.