Kathy Mickey, Managing Editor/Analyst for Educational Publishing and Educational Marketer
Kathy Mickey is Senior Analyst/Managing Editor of the Education Group at Simba Information, where she is lead analyst in the K-12 and college education markets. Kathy writes the weekly B2B business intelligence newsletter, Educational Marketer, as well as the annual market forecast reports, Publishing for the PreK-12 Market and College Publishing Market Forecast. Kathy joined Simba in 2000 after almost 20 years as a reporter and editor at weekly and daily newspapers, where her focus was education.
Michael Norris, Senior Editor/Analyst for Book Publishing Report
Michael Norris is senior analyst of Simba Information’s Trade Books Group and editor of
Book Publishing Report.com. He is also the creator and lead author of Simba Information’s
Children’s Publishing Market Forecast and Trade E-Book Publishing Report series, the
latter of which has been providing an annual review and analysis of e-book trends since
2009, the same year the prophetic Trends in Trade Book Retailing series was launched. Mr.
Norris advises clients and presents data on publishing and reading trends on a regular
basis, and he is frequently quoted by globally recognized media sources including
Associated Press, The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington
Post, National Public Radio, and others.
Dan Strempel, Senior Editor/Analyst for Business Professional Group
Dan Strempel is the Senior Analyst/Editor of Simba’s Business and Professional Group where he edits and oversees the development of Professional Content Report and associated market reports. In 2006, he led the business and professional team in the publication of Publishing for Professional Markets: Forecast & Analysis 2006-2007 and Business Information Markets 2006-2007. In addition, Dan executes in-depth customized research projects and represents Simba at industry conferences and events. Since joining Simba, Dan has brought an increased emphasis on global coverage of professional markets. In 2007, the group introduced the market reports Global Legal & Business Publishing 2007-2008, Global STM Publishing 2007-2008 and Global Professional Publishing 2007-2008. Prior to Simba, Dan was managing editor at Westfair Communications in White Plains, NY—the publisher of Westchester County Business Journal and Fairfield County Business Journal—where his work earned recognition from the Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. In 2004, The Business Council of Westchester named Dan as one of its “Rising Stars: Forty Under Forty” award winners. Dan is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Journalism.
Karen Meaney, Editor/Analyst for Education Group and Electronic Education Report
Karen Meaney is the editor of the biweekly B2B newsletter Electronic Education Report, which covers the K-12 educational technology arena. Prior to joining Simba Information in 2004, Karen was an education reporter at the Journal News, Gannett's daily newspaper in Westchester County, NY, and also worked in marketing. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and an MBA from Fordham University.
Valerie Montinat, Production Coordinator
Valerie Montinat is the Production Coordinator for Simba Information, where she oversees the production process of all newsletters and reports published by Simba. Additionally, she manages online publishing for Simba's five newsletter websites. In 2007, Valerie joined the company as Analyst/Assistant Editor of Simba's Yellow Pages Group. Prior to that role, she was an editorial assistant at Stamford's daily newspaper, The Advocate, where she covered local news and events. Valerie holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fairfield University and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Communication at her alma mater.
Farah Pierre, Production Assistant
Farah Pierre is the production assistant for Simba Information, helping to layout and edit all newsletters and reports published by Simba. Farah joined the company in 2009 while she was working as a production assistant for a magazine company in Stamford. Prior to both positions Farah has been working as a temp for many prestigious companies all located in Stamford.
Steven Aldrich, Marketing & Communications Associate
Steven Aldrich is the marketing and communications associate for the educational, professional, trade book and yellow pages publishing groups, managing and distributing all marketing materials for reports and newsletters published by Simba. Prior to joining Simba Information in 2010, Steven attended Iona College, where he obtained a bachelors in business administration.
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