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Credit Union Times magazine has been published weekly since 1990. It carries more paid advertising and more editorial pages than any other credit union publication and is widely regarded as the paper of record for the credit union industry. It also offers extensive on-site conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis and expert technology coverage. With a growing stable of products, including events, Webinars and custom publishing opportunities, Credit Union Times offers readers and advertisers many ways to get connected with the dynamic credit union industry.
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Sarah Snell Cooke
Sarah Snell Cooke has served as editor-in-chief of Credit Union Times since January 2008 and as editor/publisher since August 2012. Prior to that, Cooke covered the Washington, D.C. news beat for Credit Union Times starting in 2000. Before joining the Times' staff, she wrote for the Credit Union Regulatory Insider newsletter for one year. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donald Shoultz joined Credit Union Times as managing editor in 2008 and manages the day-to-day operations of the print edition. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial journalism as a writer and editor. Before joining Credit Union Times, he was editorial director for Standard & Poor's publishing unit. He has also written two novels. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Marc Rapport has covered technology for Credit Union Times since 1999. He is a freelance journalist and former wire service and newspaper reporter and editor and a graduate of Kent State and Ohio State universities. He now lives in Columbia, S.C., where he also is an adjunct faculty member at the University of South Carolina. He can be reached at mrapport@CUTimes.com.
Senior Staff Reporter
Myriam DiGiovanni has been a reporter for Credit Union Times for 10 years. In addition to covering the marketing, human resources, branching, Gen Y and financial literacy beats, she also manages CU Times’ Facebook page. Prior to joining CU Times she held various positions at such firms as the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Citibank and American Express. She can be reached at mdigiovanni@CUTimes.com.
Senior Staff Reporter
David Morrison reports on mortgages, credit and debit cards, ATMs, community development credit unions and shared branching. In total, he has served as a journalist for nearly 30 years on a variety of topics including food safety and applied nutrition, human rights, international trade and regulation. David has been a reporter for Credit Union Times for over eight years and can be reached at dmorrison@CUTimes.com.
Michelle A. Samaad
Senior Staff Reporter
Michelle A. Samaad has worked at Credit Union Times for nearly nine years. Her areas of expertise include credit union service organizations, small business lending, business services, and retail investments. She has been a reporter in the print and online business trade press for nearly 15 years covering the financial services and retail and merchandising industries. She can be reached at msamaad@CUTimes.com.
Eileen Courter covers a wide range of topics concerning credit unions throughout the country. She has more than 40 years experience as a journalist, including 20 years with Credit Union Times. She graduated from the University of Michigan with majors in English and journalism. She can be reached at ecourter@CUTimes.com.
A veteran professional journalist, Robert McGarvey covers corporate credit unions as well as new developments in mobile banking. He has written for many of the nation's leading publications, from the NY Times and the Los Angeles Times to Harvard Business Review. He also have written 10 books, and is a recognized expert on the Internet (author of HOW TO DOTCOM, 2001) and on social media. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Correspondent-at-Large and Gen Y Back Talk Columnist
Chilingerian earned a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon in 2005. She has worked as a writer, editor, and reporter in various capacities covering local news, business, technology, finance, lifestyle and the arts for publications and Websites including PDX Magazine, American Press, Undefined, and Patch.com. She joined Credit Union Times in March 2011 and covers breaking news, technology, student lending and West Coast credit unions. She lives in Los Angeles and works as a freelance journalist and copywriter. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Peter Strozniak covers leagues, marketing, human resources, mergers and acquisitions and breaking news for Credit Union Times. Based in Cleveland, Strozniak is an award-winning journalist with more than 30 years of experience in creating a wide range of original print and Web content for national, regional, local Web sites, publications, custom media firms, Fortune 500 corporations and other organizations in the industries of financial services, health care, manufacturing, applied technologies, human resources, marketing, economic development, small business, social media, entrepreneurship, insurance, politics, legal and government issues, leadership, lifestyle, religion and culture. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.