Our Board of Directors

MediaFile Publishing, Inc. is the parent publishing company of MediaFile, as incorporated with the District of Columbia. MediaFile Publishing, Inc. is a pending 501(c)(3) independent non-profit organization.

MediaFile Publishing, Inc. is governed by a Board of Directors who weigh in on the editorial and business direction of MediaFile. The Board of Directors is nominated by the Editor-in-Chief and confirmed by the full Executive Board (the Editorial Board and Business Team). The Editor-in-Chief presides over the Board of Directors, and four voting Members are drawn from the following categories: two alumni of The George Washington University, one current professor at The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, and one section editor of MediaFile. The Business Director serves on the Board in a non-voting capacity.

Thus, the 2017-2018 Board of Directors is as follows:

  • Anders Gyllenhaal – Vice President of News & Washington Editor, The McClatchy Company
  • Scott Nover – President of the Board, MediaFile
  • Clare Hymes – Board Member, MediaFile
  • Julia Arciga – Board Member, MediaFile
  • Talia Balakirsky – Board Member, MediaFile
  • Rob Cline – Editor in Chief, MediaFile
  • Caroline Corbett – Deputy Editor in Chief, MediaFile
  • Julian Strachan – Business Director, MediaFile (non-voting)
Anders Gyllenhaal
Board Member
Anders Gyllenhaal is a Member of the Board of Directors for MediaFile Publishing, Inc. Anders is the Senior Editor and Director, Leadership and Development at The McClatchy Company. Before this role he served as Vice President, News and Washington Editor of The McClatchy Company from November 2010 until August 2016. Before his corporate appointment, Gyllenhaal was the senior vice president and executive editor of the Miami Herald from 2007 to 2010. He has led two other McClatchy newsrooms over his career: From 2002 to 2007 he was editor and senior vice president of the Minneapolis Star Tribune under McClatchy ownership and from 1997 to 2007 he was executive editor of The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. Gyllenhaal began his journalism career in 1975 as a reporter for the Daily News Record in Harrisonburg, Va. In 1977 he moved to The Press in Atlantic City, N.J., and joined the Miami Herald in 1979, where he worked as a local news reporter, statewide correspondent, investigative reporter and Broward County editor. In 1991 he moved to The News & Observer, working as a metro editor and managing editor before becoming executive editor. Gyllenhaal served as chairman of the Pulitzer Prize Board in 2009-10 and was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Board from 2001 to 2010.
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