Managing Editor of Reporter1522 Articles0 Comments
Paula Schlueter Ross is managing editor of the monthly Reporter newspaper. A magna cum laude graduate of Webster University, with a BA in Journalism, Ross has won 17 national writing awards from the Associated Church Press since 1997. She and her husband have two grown children and a famous granddog, "sawyer.in.seattle," with more than 55,000 Instagram followers!
Managing Editor of Reporter Online185 Articles3 Comments
Cheryl Magness is managing editor of Reporter and Reporter Online and manager of LCMS News. She has written for a variety of publications, including The Federalist, Touchstone and The Lutheran Witness, and is a contributor to the book He Restores My Soul from Emmanuel Press. She has degrees in English and music and enjoys playing piano and spending time with her husband and three children.
Interim Director of Editorial Services for LCMS Communications10 Articles0 Comments
Dr. Kevin Armbrust is interim director of Editorial Services for LCMS Communications.
Photojournalist for LCMS Communications4 Articles0 Comments
As managing photojournalist for LCMS Communications, Erik Lunsford documents the Synod's mission and relief work around the world. Previously, Erik worked as staff photographer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Fla., and The Stuart News in Stuart, Fla. Erik is married with two young children and loves to read, help his son build Legos and have tea parties with his daughter.
Staff writer for LCMS Communications15 Articles0 Comments
Megan Mertz is a staff writer for LCMS Communications and managing editor of Lutherans Engage the World magazine. She grew up in St. Louis — not far from the LCMS International Center — although she has also lived in China, the Philippines and the United Kingdom. In her free time, Mertz enjoys reading, writing and traveling.
Managing Editor for The Lutheran Witness30 Articles0 Comments
Rachel Bomberger is managing editor for The Lutheran Witness. She holds a master’s degree in English and worked for seven years in the religious book publishing industry before taking the helm of the LCMS’s flagship magazine. She and her husband, an LCMS pastor, have four children. When she’s not reading, writing or editing, she loves getting dirt under her fingernails in her heirloom vegetable garden.
LCMS director of Editorial Services and Media113 Articles0 Comments
Roger Drinnon is LCMS director of Editorial Services and Media. Master Sgt. (ret.) Drinnon is a former U.S. Air Force public affairs (PA) journalist and media relations specialist who served in a NATO Coalition Press Information Center in Pristina, Kosovo. Upon retiring from active duty, he led the Air Forces media embed program for the wars in the Middle East as Air Mobility Command's chief of media operations at Scott AFB, Ill. He has degrees in military operations, workforce education and public affairs/journalism.
Executive Director of LCMS Communications7 Articles0 Comments
David Strand is the executive director of LCMS Communications.
associate executive director of LCMS Communications11 Articles0 Comments
Pamela Nielsen is associate executive director of LCMS Communications. A graduate of Concordia University Chicago and Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne, Ind., Pam has served as a deaconess in the LCMS for more than 30 years. She was formerly senior editor for Sunday School, Youth and Family Materials at Concordia Publishing House, where she helped develop the Growing in Christ curriculum and edited the study notes for the ESV Faith Alive Bible. Pam is a wife, mother and grandmother who is passionate about cooking and sharing good food and conversation with family and friends. Once in a while you’ll find her trying to master folk and fiddle tunes on her violin.
Social Media Manager3 Articles0 Comments
Peter Slayton is the social media manager for the LCMS. He spends his days moderating flame wars, fending off trolls and herding cats - all while doing his best to share the Good News of Jesus Christ and the work of the LCMS on the internet. He spends his evenings with his family, enjoying reading or playing board games with his wife and five children.