Stefanie is dedicated to publishing cutting-edge news that educates and motivates readers to protect human health and the environment. She seeks to motivate individuals to become engaged in their community, adopt sustainable practices and support strong environmental policy.
Stefanie is president of Expedite Renewable Energy, a company that installs solar and wind projects and helps companies through the many steps of investing in renewable energy. She works on energy policy on the local, state and federal level to help transition the U.S. to relying on renewable sources of power.
Stefanie chairs the Renewable Energy Committee for Sustainable Cleveland 2019 and is on the advisory board for Lake Erie Waterkeeper and GreenCityBlueLake Institute.
Brandon is the editor of EcoWatch’s EcoBusiness vertical.
A Cleveland area native, Brandon has been a journalist for nearly eight years. He covered business, local government, public transportation and more for Northeast Ohio newspapers and websites during that time.
The 2005 graduate of The Ohio State University enjoys traveling, coaching football and spending time with his family when he’s not covering news.
Laura served as editorial intern for Ohio Magazine and then freelanced on a variety of publications for Great Lakes Publishing. She also wrote for the Columbus Monthly Magazine.
Laura embarked on a journey to complete an editorial internship with YES! Magazine on Bainbridge Island, WA, off the coast of Seattle. While the Pacific Northwest still calls to her, she returned to Northeast Ohio to help bring environmental awareness to those who aren’t quite so lucky as to see the mountains out their window everyday.
Nicole is communications manager of EcoWatch. She has been working in the publishing field for more than a decade. Nicole recently completed a masters in Environmental Studies at Cleveland State University.
She received her BFA from New York University.
Nicole has held a number of volunteer roles, ranging from recycling to videography to green building. She enjoys spending time outdoors (particularly in the great park systems of Northeast Ohio), studying botany, gardening and creating various forms of art.
Kaye is editor of EcoWatch’s EcoLiving vertical.
A Cleveland native, Kaye is an award-winning journalist with a career spanning more than 20 years, including 10 years as a reporter and editor at The Plain Dealer, Cleveland’s daily metro newspaper.
She has written about tech, health and medicine, suburban life, local government and disability issues. Before joining EcoWatch, Kaye worked as an associate regional editor at Patch.com.
She recently received her master’s in journalism from Kent State University.
David is the director of strategic partnerships at Ecowatch.
David has been building strategic relationships with numerous companies for more than a decade. David graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor in Environmental Studies. He worked on several projects to help keep Burlington, VT sustainable. Projects included switching Burlington’s commuter buses from fossil fuel to electric powered, helping build the Living System to regulate waste in the local water supply and volunteering to clean up surrounding wilderness areas.
David continues to volunteer with several organizations that help prevent pollution in the forests of New York. He loves spending time outdoors whether it is weekend long camping trips or day hikes.