Our People
Leadership
Squad
Chief Creative and Content Officer
A lucky journalist: I get to work with some of the greatest storytellers around.
Director of Social Media
Dave Trausneck is the Director of Social Media at Circa based out of the Arlington, Virginia office.
Sr. Photographer
Shaun Mir is a senior photographer working out of the Washington, DC office.
Managing Editor of Programming
Michael VanZetta is the Managing Editor of Programming with Circa. Before joining Circa, Michael started his career in local television.
Executive Producer
Erik Tavcar is an Executive Producer at Circa News. Previously he worked at Thomson Reuters and CNN.
IT Network Operations Manager
Teddy Johnson is the optimistic, energetic, and innovative IT Network Operations Manager with Circa.
Director of Sales
Brian Garnock is an accomplished and dynamic senior level executive with over 10 years of expertise managing, sustaining, and growing company revenues in print, digital, mobile, tablet, social a...
Regional Producer- West Coast
Jean is a regional producer covering the West Coast region, based in Seattle, Washington where she was born and raised. She covers a wide range of topics, which includes food, pop culture, lifes...
Multimedia Journalist & Live Show Host
Kay Angrum is a multimedia journalist and live show host for Circa, covering everything from pop culture to politics.
Sr. Producer, Travel and Lifestyle
Nathalie is a digital producer and journalist with a beat in travel and human interest. She’s driven by a desire to learn and connect with other cultures, and celebrates the uniqueness of each t...
Multimedia Journalist, Science, Health & Tech
Based in New York City by way of South Florida, Daniel got his start in media through local TV and newspapers, primarily covering local government. His love for politics and history goes back al...
Multimedia Journalist
Julia Boccagno is a multi-media journalist who covers a wide-variety of general assignment news stories. She has a particular interest in foreign policy and national security-related issues.
Chief Investigative Photographer
Circa's Chief Investigative Photographer Alex Brauer is an award-winning photojournalist, winning a Peabody, DuPont silver baton, SPJ Sigma Delta Chi, three regional Murrows and eight region...
Video Editor
Michael Cadenhead is a Video Editor at Circa and started editing videos at the age of 10.
Enterprise Producer
Chris Castano is a producer in the Circa enterprise unit.
Coordinating Producer
Josh Danzig is Coordinating Producer and started his career with FOX in New York City back in 2006, and most recently was at WTTG FOX 5.
Multimedia Journalist
Emily Faber is a Multimedia Journalist in the NYC office. She's been with Circa from the very start and creates many of the interactive quizzes and slideshows.
Videographer & Editor
Natalie Fertig joined Circa as a videographer in September 2017. She previously reported for McClatchy newspaper’s video lab, and holds an MA in journalism from CUNY Graduate School of Journalis...
Photographer & Editor
Since joining Circa in 2016, Adam Fleishman has filmed and created an abundance of video content to further the company’s brand. A rare hybrid in the video world, he combines captivating visuals...
Video Editor + Technical Director
Ishé Gathers currently serves as Circa LA's Video Newsdesk Editor, in addition to the Technical Director for Circa’s daily pop culture show, Circa Pop Live.
Video Editor
Aislinn Hein is a Video Editor who stitches together words and images on a variety of topics at Circa.
Graphic Artist
Matt Houston is a maker of pretty things.
Regional Producer
Marianna is Circa's Regional Producer based in Florida.
Video Desk Producer
Deniz Kofteci is a Video Desk Producer for Circa and has a knack for cutting through the noise to find the story.
Chief Animator
Grant Kolton is an animator, primarily working in traditional 2d frame by frame animation and mixed media/live-action.
Host, Circa Pop Live!
Shira Lazar is host of the daily live show, Circa Pop Live!
Multimedia Journalist
Allison Maass is a multimedia investigative reporter for Circa, covering news, national security and government accountability stories.
Social Media Editor
Ryan Mitchell is the Social Media Editor at Circa out of the Los Angeles, California bureau.
Political Multimedia Journalist
Russ Read is a multimedia journalist for Circa, covering politics, defense and cybersecurity issues.
Live Programming Producer
Kristina Spicer is a Live Programming Producer at Circa.
Senior Investigative Reporter
Joce Sterman is a Murrow, Emmy & AP award-winning investigative journalist. She's spent 15+ years in TV, radio & digital journalism, with her work featured on World News, Nightline, ...
Pop Culture Producer
Morgan Tremaine is a Pop Culture Producer for Circa, focusing on digital video production.
Live Show Producer & Booker
Veronica Yurowski is a Live Show Producer and Booker for Circa out of the Washington D.C. bureau.
Senior Videographer & Editor
Jason Zucker is Circa's Senior Videographer and Editor.
Broadcast Media Coordinator
Romeo is a highly motivated young professional bubbling with enthusiasm, a variety of skills, new ideas and a zest for life.
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