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 consultancy business that helps companies invest in solar and wind projects. She works to expedite renewable energy policy on the local, state and federal level.
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.
John is the editor of EcoWatch’s EcoLiving vertical.
John’s coursework at Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism and years of hands-on editorial experience with print and digital news have laid the groundwork for his arrival at EcoWatch.
From breaking news to business and education to (you name it), John has covered a variety of topics and is poised to bring you the latest EcoLiving issues, tips and trends.
Catch him here daily as he connects the dots between human health and the environment, and shows how best to incorporate green aspects into your day-to-day life.
David is EcoWatch’s social media specialist. He began his marketing career at the University of Dayton, and earned his BA in marketing from Cleveland State University in 2012. For the last three years, David has successfully worked on digital marketing campaigns in the entertainment industry, with companies including Forest City and Live Nation Entertainment.
In addition to his contributions at EcoWatch, David manages the Live Nation Mobile App by curating real-time content during Live Nation events in the Cleveland area.
David has strong ties to the Cleveland area and shows a strong passion for sustainable local food (especially Fat Cats and the Tremont Farmer’s Market), live music and spending time in the great outdoors.