Editorial Team

By focusing on a mix of original reporting, aggregated news, and in-depth analysis, FierceMarkets strives to be the first place industry executives turn for the information they need. Our full editorial guidelines can be found here.

FierceMarkets Telecom Group Editors

Sue Marek

Sue has been editor-in-chief of FierceMarkets' Wireless Group since joining the company in January 2007. In her current position, she oversees the editorial content of several FierceMarkets' newsletters, including FierceWireless, FierceMobileContent, FierceDeveloper, FierceWireless:Europe and FierceBroadbandWireless, and provides editorial guidance for the publications' websites, webinars and live events. Sue has more than 18 years of experience reporting on the telecom industry. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was the executive editor of Wireless Week. From 1999 to 2001, she worked as an analyst for Paul Kagan Associates, specializing in wireless and broadband technologies. She also was the managing editor of Convergence magazine, a monthly magazine for cable television, phone and wireless network operators. Sue is based in Denver and can be reached at sue@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceWireless on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.


Mike Dano

Mike Dano is the executive editor for the Telecom Group for FierceMarkets, which includes FierceWireless, FierceTelecom, FierceMobileContent, FierceBroadbandWireless and other publications. In his role, Mike oversees all editorial content for the publications, and acts as a point of contact for such content. Mike has covered the wireless industry as a journalist for the better part of a decade, and remembers writing a story about the transition from black and white to color screens on cell phones. Mike is based in Denver and can be reached at mdano@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceWireless on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.


Phil Goldstein

Phil Goldstein is the editor of FierceWireless, and is the day-to-day editor of the publication. He also edits FierceWireless:Europe. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, he was the managing editor of The Daily Free Press, the independent student newspaper at Boston University, as well as an intern for The Times of London. He gets excited about the latest smartphone launches like other gadget geeks, but is also an avid lover of the New York Yankees, poetry, photography, traveling and escaping humidity. He is based at the FierceMarkets main office in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at pgoldstein@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceWireless on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.


Sean Buckley

Sean Buckley is the senior editor of FierceTelecom. He joined the FierceTelecom staff in July 2009 and is responsible for covering news and trends in the wireline section of the telecom industry. Before joining the FierceTelecom staff, Sean most recently served as the Editor-in-Chief for Telecom Engine from 2006 to 2009 overseeing both the former print publication Telecommunications Magazine Americas and its transition to a web-based publication. Sean returned to Telecommunications in July 2006 after a brief one-year stint covering the public sector IT and mobile network infrastructure trends as a senior analyst at Current Analysis. In addition to writing about wireline industry trends, Sean enjoys playing with his two sons, reading history books, watching the Celtics, and listening to Grateful Dead concerts on Sirius Satellite Radio. Sean works out of his home office Dracut, Mass., and can be reached at sbuckley@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceTelecom on Twitter and find him on LinkedIn.


Sam Bookman

Samantha Bookman is the managing editor of FierceMarkets' Wireline Group, encompassing FierceTelecom, FierceVoIP, FierceIPTV, FierceOnlineVideo, and FierceCable. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was the Web Editor for Horizon House's two trade publications, Telecommunications and Microwave Journal. When not working to make wireline sexy again, she can be found digging through the comics stacks at Outer Limits, hiking, or practicing martial arts. Based in Boston, Mass., Samantha can be reached at sbookman@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceSamantha on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.


Tammy Parker

Tammy Parker is the editor of FierceWirelessTech. She previously was a principal analyst and editor with Informa Telecoms & Media and earlier held top editorial positions at RCR Wireless News and Wireless Week. In the mid-1990s, she published her own respected newsletter, Inside Wireless. Tammy has misplaced or unintentionally destroyed more cell phones than most people have owned in their entire life. A third-generation Coloradan, Tammy is based in the Boulder area. You can find her on LinkedIn, and she can be reached at tparker@fiercemarkets.com.


Anne Morris

Anne Morris is the editor of FierceWireless:Europe. She has been working for telecoms print and online publications for over 15 years and has specialised in wireless industry news for much of that period. Most recently she has been contributing articles and research reports on fixed and wireless communications and technology as a freelance writer and editor for publications including Total Telecom, ZDNet UK, European Communications and others. Her interests include running, long walks and yoga, but these healthy activities are somewhat offset by an appreciation of good red wine. She is also a voracious reader, knows German well and is now trying to improve her French. She can be reached at amorris@fiercemarkets.com.


Josh Wein

Josh Wein is the editor of FierceOnlineVideo. Before Fierce, Josh covered media technology and policy news for Communications Daily and local news for the San Francisco Examiner. Josh tweets @JoshWein and can be reached at jwein@fiercemarkets.com. He lives in San Francisco but enjoys the occasional visit to Washington, D.C.


Shane Schick

Shane Schick is a writer, editor and speaker who helps people create value with information technology. Besides editing FierceDeveloper, he is a technology columnist with Yahoo Finance, and the editor of CommerceLab and Allstream’s expertIP online community . Shane was previously IT World Canada’s Vice-President, Content & Community (Editor-in-Chief), leading a digital-first strategy that included a transition from print publications to online portals and magazines. Shane regularly speaks to CIOs and other technology professionals about how they can contribute to organizational success and comments on technology news and stories for a variety of TV programs.


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FierceMarkets Life Sciences Group Editors

John Carroll

John D. Carroll is a biotech analyst with 32 years of prize-winning experience in journalism. Appointed editor of FierceBiotech in 2003, he has covered genomics, biotechnology, healthcare and other business topics for Managed Care, American Banker, Small Times, and Local Business.com, He has also contributed stories from Central America and Ireland to the Dallas Morning News and Time and wrote for the Houston Press and other leading publications. He spent six years as editor and publisher of the Dallas Business Journal, was publisher of Texas Business and early in his career was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of reporters and editors at the Kansas City Star & Times. He enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with his family.


Tracy Staton

Tracy Staton has been a contributing editor of FiercePharma since its launch in 2007. Before that she served as editor of the Dallas Business Journal, editor of Texas Business magazine, and a senior editor at American Way, the inflight magazine of American Airlines.


Mark Hollmer

Mark Hollmer is a veteran life sciences journalist. Before joining FierceMarkets, he was a staff writer for “The Gray Sheet,” an Elsevier Business Intelligence publication, where he wrote about medical device and diagnostics startups, and regulatory milestones for large companies in both sectors, among other topics. Previously, he spent several years as a life sciences and health care reporter at the Boston Business Journal, where he followed the biotechnology, medical devices, hospital and health insurance industries. While there, he spoke regularly about top life sciences stories during appearances on New England Cable News, and commented on the growth of the Bay State’s life sciences industry as part of a special that aired on the WGBH Boston public television station. Separately, he served a stint at Brown University, promoting innovations generated by the school’s life sciences researchers and medical school. Mark lives with his partner in Washington, D.C. where he enjoys the region’s multiple museums, great restaurants and excellent cultural scene.


Eric Palmer

Eric Palmer is a business and technology journalist with more than three decades of prize-winning experience as a reporter and editor with daily, weekly, monthly and on-line publications. He was heatlhcare reporter for The Kansas City Star before becoming deputy business editor for the daily newspaper. He spent eight years as editor of The Kansas City Business Journal, which had a strong emphasis on the healthcare industry. On the personal side, he is an avid fly fisherman, cooks and collects wine, and likes to travel with his family.


Emily Wasserman

Emily Wasserman is an associate Life Sciences editor at FierceMarkets. Prior to joining Fierce, Emily completed her Master’s at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She specialized in magazine journalism, and also worked as a Health and Science reporter for the school’s wire news service. She covered topics ranging from America’s obesity epidemic to genetically modified fish, and her work appeared in local and national publications. In her spare time, Emily freelances for Fodor’s Travel and maintains personal food blog. You can contact her at ewasserman@fiercemarkets.com and follow her on Twitter at @EmilyWFierce.


Carly Helfand

Carly Helfand is an associate editor with Fierce’s life sciences group, writing for FiercePharma and FiercePharmaMarketing. Carly got her start covering pharma while earning her master’s at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she concentrated in business reporting. She has completed journalism projects on four continents, and her work has appeared in various outlets such as The Boston Globe, The Washington Post’s “Wonkblog” and Cape Town’s Weekend Argus. Carly prefers watching pro hockey to nearly everything. She also plays the Irish fiddle. You can contact her at chelfand@fiercemarkets.com and follow her on Twitter at @CarlyHFierce.


Michael Gibney

Michael is an associate editor with Fierce's life sciences publications, writing primarily for FierceDrugDelivery. A graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, Michael has worked as an editor for Patch.com in Connecticut and a writer for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle in Montana. Michael lives in Washington, D.C, and enjoys hiking, running and exploring the city's bookstores and movie theaters.


Damian Garde

Damian is an editor with Fierce's life sciences publications, writing for FierceBiotech, FierceMedicalDevices and FierceCRO. Prior to joining Fierce, he worked for Patch.com in Maryland, and The Albuquerque Journal and Weekly Alibi in Albuquerque, NM. Damian lives in Washington, DC, and considers himself the foremost Carmelo Anthony apologist in the greater metropolitan area. You can email him at dgarde@fiercemarkets.com and follow @DamianFierce on Twitter.

FierceMarkets Healthcare Group Editors

Gienna Shaw

Gienna Shaw has been a reporter and editor for more than 20 years, including in the areas of health IT, clinical technology, healthcare social media, healthcare marketing and patient experience. A former senior editor for HealthLeaders Media, Gienna is also the author of three non-fiction books—two on hospital, health system and physician practice advertising and one on Celtic mythology. You can reach Gienna at gshaw@fiercemarkets.com; follow her on Twitter @Gienna or connect with her on LinkedIn.


Dan Bowman

Dan Bowman oversees the editing of our three health IT publications: FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcare and FierceEMR. Prior joining FierceMarkets in February 2008, he worked as a sports copy editor for several newspapers, including the Washington Post and the Washington Times. He can be reached at dbowman@fiercemarkets.com. Follow him on Twitter @FierceHealthIT, or find him on LinkedIn.


Ilene MacDonald

Ilene MacDonald is senior editor for FierceHealthcare and its related publications. She has been a reporter and editor for more than 25 years. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she served as an editor at FDANews and as the associate editorial director at HCPro, Inc., where she oversaw the company's line of revenue cycle publications and products. Ilene works out of her home office just north of Boston. When she's not working, Ilene is busy taking care of her family, which includes her husband, two teenagers, and a dog (a Bichon-Poodle mix). She also serves as chair of her city's dog park committee. Ilene enjoys Zumba, reading, Scrabble, cooking, and watching movies. Reach Ilene at imacdonald@fiercemarkets.com.


Zack Budryk

Zack Budryk is an associate editor with FierceHealthcare; prior to joining Fierce, he wrote for such publications as Inside Higher Ed, Style Weekly, Capital News Service and the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He enjoys reading and running --usually not at the same time. He holds a B.A. in print journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University and lives with his wife and their two cats in Woodbridge, Va. Reach out to Zack at ZBudryk@fiercehealthcare.com or follow him on Twitter @fiercehealth.



Dori Zweig

Dori Zweig is an Associate Editor for FierceHealthPayer. Prior to joining Fierce, she worked at SAGE Publications as an Editorial Assistant. She’s held internships at various publications around Washington, D.C. - National Geographic and the Washingtonian magazine - and holds a BA in English from Gettysburg College. Dori lives in D.C., enjoys wandering the Mall when it's tourist-free, Cherry Blossom season, running and reading. She can be reached at dzweig@fiercemarkets.com or follow her on Twitter @HealthPayer.


Katie Dvorak

Katie Dvorak is an associate editor for FierceHealthIT and FierceHealthcare. Prior to joining FierceMarkets in 2014, Katie worked at The Hill newspaper as a copy editor and page designer. Katie is a New Jersey native and Penn State University alumna. She enjoys exploring D.C., watching sports (Phillies, Nittany Lions football, OKC Thunder) and reading. You can reach her at kdvorak@fiercemarkets.com and find her on Twitter @kmdvorak87.


Ron Shinkman

Ron is former Los Angeles Bureau Chief for Modern Healthcare, where he focused on corporate governance issues. He has also written about healthcare and the insurance industry for the Los Angeles Business Journal, HealthLeaders Media and Trustee magazine. He’s a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and earned a Master's degree in English/Creative Writing from California State University. Follow him @FierceHealth on Twitter, email him at ronshinkman@gmail.com, or find him on LinkedIn.


Debra Beaulieu

A career journalist who has focused on the physician market for nearly a decade, Debra served as senior managing editor at HealthLeaders Media for seven years, where she wrote and edited The Doctor's Office newsletter and edited several books for physician leaders, including Physician Entrepreneurs: Strength in Numbers and Orthopedics and Spine: Strategies for Superior Service Line Performance. Follow her on Twitter @PracticeMgt, email her at deb.beaulieu@gmail.com, or find her on LinkedIn.


Dina Overland

Dina has written monthly publications about HIPAA and medical privacy issues and longterm care regulations. Based in the New Orleans area, Dina is a freelance writer, blogger, and indexer. Follow her on Twitter @HealthPayer, email her at doverland@fiercemarkets.com, or find her on LinkedIn.


Marla Durben Hirsch

Marla Durben Hirsch is an attorney who has specialized in health law for 28 years and has written about the many facets of healthcare for almost 15 years. She also is the editor for several other books, journals and publications, including the HIPAA Answer Book and The Health Lawyer, the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section. She has won a number of awards for her coverage of healthcare news, and has been quoted in several publications, including the New York Times. She can be reached at mdhirsch@fiercemarkets.com. Follow @FierceHealthIT on Twitter, or find her on LinkedIn.


Susan D. Hall

Susan D. Hall spent more than 20 years as a newspaper writer and editor in Dallas and Seattle before making the leap online at MSNBC. Now living in Louisville, Ky., she has focused on enterprise technology as a writer and editor for IT Business Edge. Most recently she has written for Dice.com and Enterprise Apps Today. Follow @FierceHealthIT on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.

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FierceMarkets Enterprise IT Group Editors  

Nancy Gohring

Nancy Gohring is editor in chief for FierceMarkets’ enterprise IT publications, including FierceCIO, FierceMobileIT, FierceITSecurity,FierceEnterpriseCommunications, FierceBigData and FierceContentManagement.

Prior to joining FierceMarkets she freelanced for more than two years, writing for publications including The Economist, Wired, Computerworld, CITEworld, MIT Technology Review, Medium, CNN/Money, Geekwire and others.

Gohring has been writing about technology since the 1990s, including a two year stint reporting for IDG News Service from Dublin, Ireland. She’s covered everything from the switch to digital cellular communications to the emergence of cloud computing. Contact her at ngohring@fiercemarkets.com and find her on Twitter @ngohring.


Paul Mah

Paul Mah writes for FierceCIO. Someone who has a passion for both enterprise tech and gadgets, Paul was in the IT industry for more than five years prior to joining FierceMarkets. Beyond penning the occasional white paper or freelance assignment, he has also written for technology sites such as Ars Technica, ITBusinessEdge and TechRepublic. Paul currently lives in Singapore where he teaches IT several times a week at a local polytechnic. He can be reached at paulmah@fiercemarkets.com.


Pam Baker

Pam Baker is the editor of FierceBigData and also writes numerous eBooks for FierceMarkets
many publications. She is a veteran, award-winning, freelance journalist and author of Data Divination: Big Data Strategies.

Her published credits include thousands of articles in many leading print and online publications such as CIOInstitutional InvestorReadWriteWeb, and ITWorld. Formerly she was editor of ABI Research’s Wireless IQ and Telematics Journal and served as a contracted analyst for VisionGain and Evans Research on a variety of tech topics. Baker is a member of The National Press Club and The Internet Press Guild (IPG). She is based in Columbus, Georgia, and can be reached at bakercom1@gmail.com.

Follow her on Twitter, and find her on LinkedIn.


Emily Poe

Emily Poe is the assistant managing editor of the Fierce Enterprise IT group. She writes and edits for FierceCIO and FierceContentManagement. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she worked as a researcher at CQ Roll Call. She has also interned at Roll Call and McGraw-Hill, and was an editor at The University of Virginia’s independent student newspaper, The Cavalier Daily. She is based in the FierceMarkets main office in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at epoe@fiercemarkets.com and on Twitter @FierceEmilyPoe.


Alyssa Huntley

Alyssa Huntley is an associate editor for the Enterprise IT group. Before joining FierceMarkets, she worked at Asset International, Inc. based in Stamford, CT. She graduated in 2012 from Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, MD, where she was a double major in English and History.

Alyssa is a New England girl at heart with a deep love for good coffee, long conversations and her nephew, Luke. She works in the Washington, D.C., office and can be reached through email at AHuntley@fiercemarkets.com.


Fred Donavan

Fred Donovan is the senior editor of FierceMobileIT and FierceITSecurity. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, he was a freelance writer working for Infosecurity Magazine, Report on Patient Privacy newsletter, and other security- and IT-related publications. He has also worked as a Booz Allen Hamilton analyst for the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity office and the U.S. Air Force. He gets excited about the latest mobile and IT security developments and is also an avid lover of the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, and Cape Cod, where he lives with his lovely wife Christy and beautiful daughters Katie and Emily. Email Fred at fdonovan@fiercemarkets.com and follow @FierceFred1 on Twitter.


David Weldon

David Weldon is senior editor and contributes to FierceCIO, FierceEnterpriseCommunications, and FierceMobileIT. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, David ran his own editorial services company in the Boston area. He has written for a variety of publications and websites on topics related to information technology, healthcare, management, financial services, workforce and workplace issues, and technology in education. David has over 30 years of experience in journalism, and has held senior editorial positions at Computerworld, eWeek, EH Publishing, White Digital Media, and Wellesley Information Services. He is also a former research analyst at Aberdeen Group. Reach him at dweldon@fiercemarkets.com and find him on Twitter @DavidWeldon11.


Caroline Wall

Caroline Wall is an associate editor of the Enterprise IT group. She writes weekly for FierceMobileIT and edits for FierceEnterpriseCommunications and FierceMobileIT. Before joining the Enterprise IT group, Caroline worked as an intern with the Government group at FierceMarkets. Caroline is a proud North Carolina native with a soft spot for chocolate labs and 30 Rock. She works from the Washington, DC office and can be reached by email or twitter.


Robert Bartley

Robert Bartley is an associate editor for the FierceEnterpriseIT and FierceFinance publications. He graduated from the University of Delaware in Spring '13. While at the unviersity, he completed a major in English and a minor in journalism, worked as the managing news editor of the school's independent newspaper The Review and interned in the office of communications and marketing. Robert is based in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at rbartley@fiercemarkets.com.


Lisa Hoover McGreevy

Lisa Hoover McGreevy is the editor of FierceContentManagement. She’s a professional freelance journalist and blogger with more than 15 years experience covering enterprise products and services, brand marketing and emerging technology. Lisa is based in Tampa, FL. Contact her at lmcgreevy@fiercemarkets.com and follow her on Twitter @LisaH.


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FierceMarkets Government Group Editors

Molly Walker

Molly Walker is an editor for FierceMarkets' Enterprise IT group. She writes regularly for FierceMobileGovernment, FierceGovernmentIT and FierceContentManagement. Walker has written extensively on how next-generation technology is changing government and the enterprise. She is closely watching and reporting as knowledge management, open government and Gov 2.0 take root across organizations. Mobile technology, cloud computing and cybersecurity are also core coverage areas for Walker. She is based at the FierceMarkets main office in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at molly@fiercemarkets.com.


Ryan McDermott

Ryan McDermott is an Editor in the Government Publishing Group at FierceMarkets. He writes regularly for FierceGovernment. He's held just about every newsroom job possible and previously worked for Patch.com, Warren Communications News, The Gazette, The Brooklyn Rail, The Onion, Popmatters.com and Vice Magazine. He strives to report in the tradition of David Halberstam, Gay Talese, Murray Kempton and I.F. Stone. Ryan holds a B.A. in journalism from Rowan University where he was the editor of the student newspaper and did graduate work in magazine journalism at New York University. Ryan lives in the Trinidad neighborhood of Northeast D.C. You can reach him by email at rmcdermott@fiercemarkets.com


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FierceMarkets Finance Group Editors

Jim Kim

Jim Kim is the lead editor of FierceMarkets’ Finance group and has covered financial-related topics for many years for a range of publications. Before joining Fierce, he spent several years as content director for a financial-services Internet start up and as communications manager at an association of large software companies. His views of the finance industry, from the inside and the outside, make him the ideal editor for FierceFinance, FierceFinanceIT and FierceComplianceIT, a position he has held from the start of each publication. Jim is a graduate of Duke University and can be reached at jimkim@fiercemarkets.com.


Robert Bartley

Robert Bartley is an associate editor for the FierceEnterpriseIT and FierceFinance publications. He graduated from the University of Delaware in Spring '13. While at the unviersity, he completed a major in English and a minor in journalism, worked as the managing news editor of the school's independent newspaper The Review and interned in the office of communications and marketing. Robert is based in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at rbartley@fiercemarkets.com.

FierceMarkets Energy Group Editors

Barbara Lundin

Barbara has 20-plus years of experience as an editor in the energy industry, having previously written for Financial Times Energy, Energy Insights, and Energy Decisions. She has been a Jesse H. Neal Editorial Excellence Award finalist and currently resides in Wisconsin.


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FierceMarkets Marketing and Retail Group Editors

Laura Heller

Laura Heller is the Executive Editor of Fierce’s portfolio of retail publication. She has been reporting on mass-market retail trends and initiatives since 1995 as a reporter for trade magazines, business outlets and Web sites including Forbes and The Week. She began her career covering the retail and consumer electronics industries for leading B2B publications including Discount Store News/Retailing Today, Drug Store News, Grocery Headquarters, Chain Store Age, Consumer Electronics Daily, Home Channel News, License! Global and Shopper Marketing Magazine. She has appeared on national TV and radio programs discussing retail trends including ABC News Now and National Public Radio. Her blog – “The Point of Purchase” -- appears on Forbes.com.


Tequia Burt

Tequia Burt is editor of FierceCMO. Before joining Fierce, she spent seven years covering B2B marketing and media for Crain Communications’ BtoB and Media Business magazines. Tequia received her MSJ from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and BA from Grinnell College.


Nicole Marie Melton

Nicole Marie Melton is the editor of FierceRetail where she is responsible for covering the latest business & technology trends that impact the retail industry. Prior to joining FierceRetail, Nicole spent seven years in New York City in various roles within digital media, retail buying and product development. Nicole holds a B.A. in retail merchandising and journalism from Howard University in Washington, DC, a certificate in fashion merchandising from American Intercontinental University in London and a master of communication and digital media from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Connect with Nicole on Twitter, LinkedIn or email her.


Drew Woolley

Drew Woolley is associate editor of FierceCMO, FierceRetail, FierceMobileRetail and StorefrontBacktalk. He is an Alabama native fresh off a year of reporting for Sports Illustrated in New York. He graduated from the Universityof Alabama Huntsville in 2010 and received his MSJ from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism in 2012.



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