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Grist is a nonprofit, independent media organization dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future. Our goal is to use the power of storytelling to illuminate the way toward a better world, inspire millions of people to walk that path with us, and show that the time for action is now.

Brady Piñero Walkinshaw | CEO

Caroline Saunders | Chief of Staff

Lucia Priselac | Special Projects Manager and Executive Assistant


Nikhil Swaminathan | Executive Editor

Clayton Aldern | Data Reporter

L.V. Anderson | News Editor

Eve Andrews | Staff Writer

Amelia Bates | Editorial Designer

Kat Bagley | Managing Editor

Yvette Cabrera | Senior Staff Writer

Teresa Chin | Senior Editor

Matt Craft | Senior Editor

Nathanael Johnson | Senior Staff Writer

Adam Mahoney | Environmental Justice Fellow

Jesse Nichols | Video Producer

Alexandria Herr | News & Politics Fellow

Ysabelle Kempe | Editorial Intern

Cameron Oglesby | Editorial Intern

Shannon Osaka | Reporter

Daniel Penner | Senior Video Producer

Emily Pontecorvo | Reporter

Naveena Sadasivam | Staff Writer

Zoya Teirstein | Reporter

John Thomason | Articles Editor

Kate Yoder | Associate Editor


Lisa Garcia | Fix Director

Brianna Baker | Climate Solutions Fellow

Galia Binder | Project Manager

Jaime Buerger | Managing Editor

Anna Deen | Fix Intern

Lisa Jurras-Buchanan | Fix Network Systems Manager

Joshua Kimelman | Fix Program Assistant

Kelly Redmond | Fix Intern

Darel Scott | Entrepreneur in Residence

Andrew Simon | Director of Leadership Programming

Jessica Stahl | Editor, Creative Storytelling

Tory Stephens | New England Network Weaver

Claire Thompson | Fix Associate Editor

Innovation & Growth

Christian Skotte | Director of Innovation and Growth

Jake Banas | Audience Growth Manager

Mignon Khargie | Art Director

Myrka Moreno | Social Media Coordinator

Nora Rothman | Brand Marketing Manager


Chip Giller | Founder and Creative Officer


Natasha Berman | Director of Development

Jess Alvarado-Lepine | Senior Membership Officer

Alexandra Comer | Development Manager

Jeffery Giza-Martin | Salesforce & IT Administrator

Pat Schmitt | Senior Development Officer

Brian Troyer | Senior Manager, Business Development


Bekah Cardwell | Director of Finance and Administration

Anne Lapora | Operations and Human Resources Manager

Ayesha Pacholke | Senior Human Resources Advisor

Board of Directors

John Alderman | Graham Ourisman Automotive

Michelle DePass | Meyer Memorial Trust

Kristen Grimm | Spitfire Strategies

Elise Hu | Reasonable Volume

Susan L. Kaufman | Susan L. Kaufman Consulting

Gino Borland | Enel X

Bill McKibben |

Eugene Mirman | Writer and Comedian

Rachel Morello-Frosch | University of California, Berkeley

Matt Mullenweg | WordPress and Automattic

John Vechey | Pluto VR and Popcap Games

Kavita Ramdas | Open Society Foundations

Jeff Resnick | Formerly Goldman Sachs