Marketing and Communications Committee

The Marketing and Communications Committee ensures the Bulletin’s outward-facing activities advance its mission, strategic goals, and brand. The Committee:

  • Provides guidance on strategic communications, reputation management and marketing plans of the Bulletin including goal setting and planning
  • Makes constructive observations about website, social media, subscription growth and other communications; sharing competitive trends and best practices
  • Identifies resources, staff candidates, committee members, vendors, potential strategic partners; facilitating introductions and relationships as appropriate
  • Advises on best practice policies with regard to organization structure, security and contracting
  • Provides guidance, support and expertise to Bulletin staff as needed

Members of the Marketing and Communications Committee

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Stephanie Woodson (Chair)

Woodson has worked in and for higher education for nearly 20 years as consultant, strategist, entrepreneur, new product designer, and general manager. She was an executive at one of the earliest online learning ventures, UNext.com. Most recently she launched and served as the Executive Director of Integrated Education Solutions (IES), Adtalem Global Education’s external facing division. Before its sale in 2018, IES provided online learning expertise and services to a broad portfolio of colleges and universities. Prior to that she headed Adtalem’s corporate strategy organization. Woodson has a background in management consulting.

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Rachel Bronson (Ex Officio)

Bronson is the president and CEO of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, where she oversees the publishing programs, management of the Doomsday Clock, and a growing set of activities around nuclear weapons, nuclear energy, climate change, and disruptive technologies. Before joining the Bulletin, she served for eight years at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in a number of capacities including: vice president of studies, vice president of programs and studies, and senior fellow, global energy. She also taught “Global Energy” as an adjunct professor at the Kellogg School of Management. 

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David Callaway

Callaway is founder and editor-in-chief of Callaway Climate Insights. He is the former president of the World Editors Forum, editor-in-chief of USA Today and MarketWatch, and CEO of TheStreet Inc.

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Paul Cheung

Cheung leads The Center for Public Integrity as CEO to counter the corrosive effects of inequality by using investigative reporting to hold powerful interests accountable and equipping the public with knowledge to drive change. Previously, he managed a multi-million dollars investment portfolio at the Knight Foundation to scale the use of artificial intelligence, improve business sustainability solutions, and combat misinformation. Cheung has 20 years of experience in leading digital transformation and led cross functional teams of journalists, technologists, data-scientists, and designers, at media outlets including NBC News Digital, The Associated Press, The Miami Herald, and The Wall Street Journal. Cheung currently serves on the board of First Draft News, a nonprofit to protect communities from harmful misinformation and News Leaders Association, a nonprofit to empower journalists to lead and transform the news industry. Cheung also co-leads the Asian American Journalists Association’s executive leadership program in US and Asia to cultivate diverse journalism leaders.

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Melissa Harris

Harris began her career as a journalist, capping 15 years in media as a business columnist for the Chicago Tribune. After earning her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, she left the world of private equity to start her own company. Since then, M. Harris & Co. has become one of the fastest-growing marketing firms in the Midwest. With M. Harris & Co., Harris was part of the 2018 Clio Award-winning team behind the Cards Against Humanity Saves America campaign. She holds a master's degree in government from John Hopkins University and journalism degree from Northwestern University. Harris serves as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago.

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David Kuhlman (Ex Officio)

Kuhlman is managing partner of Axiom Consulting Partners, a consulting firm that helps clients identify pathways to profitable growth and align their organizations for long-term success. For over 30 years, he has worked with people-intensive/asset-light businesses including accounting and law firms to establish and realize transformative strategies. Previously, Kuhlman was managing partner of Sibson Consulting, a leading HR consultancy and global head of Human Resources for Russell Reynolds Associates, a premier executive recruiting firm. As chair of the Governing Board, Kuhlman is a member of the Science and Security Boardex officio.

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Marcia Myers

Myers is a retired journalist who has led numerous prize-winning investigative projects. In more than 20 years with the Baltimore Sun she rose from reporter to deputy managing editor. Her projects there included investigation of a deadly drug used to treat soldiers in Iraq, a series that won the George Polk Award for Medical Reporting.

While based in London for Bloomberg News, she led investigations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa including uncovering the sale of sophisticated surveillance systems by Western companies to repressive governments, a project that won the George Polk Award for International Reporting. As senior investigations editor for Scripps News in Washington, she helped lead a team that won the George Foster Peabody award for revealing a loophole that kept military sex offenders off public registries. Her work has also won awards from organizations including the Society of Professional Journalists, the Overseas Press Club, Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), and National Headliners.

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Joanne Po

Po is a media innovator and leader with over 25 years of television and digital video journalism experience. She is the head of multimedia content and executive producer at CoinDesk, the most trusted and influential media and events platform covering the global emergence of the blockchain, crypto and Web3 economy. Previously, Po was the managing director at Fox News Digital and was The Wall Street Journal’s executive producer & deputy head of video. Earlier in her journalism career, Po was a producer at CNBC and was part of the team that launched the Fox Business Network. She is a New York native and a graduate of Boston College with a dual degree in Political Science and Communications.