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Below is the list of news editors for TriState.com. If you have a question about a particular story, please contact the editor from that department. Otherwise, please visit our contact page.

Emmy Chernushenkov

Emmy is a Viral News Editor who graduated from the University Of California. She likes social media trends, being semi-healthy, Buffalo Wild Wings and vodka with lime. When she isn’t writing, Maria loves to travel. She last went to Thailand to play with elephants and is planning a trip to Bali.

Marcus Mitic

Marcus is a reporter on the Political Capital team focusing on money in politics. Before joining Tri State Daily, he worked as a researcher and writer for the Institute for Northern Studies at Ohio State University and as a freelance journalist in Portalnd, having been published by over 20 outlets including NPR, the Center for Media and Democracy,The Huffington Post, Salon, Truthout and VICE.com.

Marianne Watson

Marianne Watson

Contributor

Marianne hails from NYC, and is currently pursuing her M.D. from the Perelman School of Medicine, She is an internet wizard and has keen passion in All Things tech. She is a regular Comment contributor for Tri State Daily and writes a Web column, in which she covers issues affecting people in rural areas with the ever changing technology

Sarah  McRae

Sarah McRae

Contributor

Sarah is a financial reporter, focusing on technology, national security, and policing. Before joining Tri State Daily she worked as a staff writer at Huff Post and spent two years as a foreign correspondent in Turkey. Her work has been published in Al Jazeera America, The Nation, Vice News, Motherboard, and many other outlets.

Tim Tierney

Tim Tierney

Contributor

Tim grew up in a small town in northern michigan. He studied chemistry in college, graduated, and married his wife shortly after graduating. They were then blessed with two baby boys within the first four years of marriage. Having babies gave their family a desire to return to the old paths – to nourish their family with traditional, homegrown foods; rid their home of toxic chemicals and petroleum products; and give their boys a chance to know a simple, sustainable way of life. They are currently building a homestead from scratch on two little acres in central Texas. There’s a lot to be done to become somewhat self-sufficient, but they are debt-free and get to spend their days living this simple, good life together with their five young children.

Tobi Harder

Tobi Harder

Contributor

Tobi Harder is Tri State Daily''s senior editor. He is also a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and a bestselling author. He lives in Trenton New Jersey and covers the intersection of money, politics and finance. He appears periodically on national television shows and has been published in (among others) The National Post, Politico, The Atlantic, Harper’s, Wired.com, Vice and Salon.com. He also has served as a journalist and consultant on documentaries for NPR and ShowTime. In 2014, he was the winner of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' investigative journalism award, and the winner of the Izzy Award for Journalism from Ithaca College's Park Center for Independent Media. He was also a finalist for UCLA's Gerald R. Loeb Award and Syracuse University's Mirror Award. Before becoming a journalist in 2006, Sirota worked in Washington for, among others, U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee Minority Staff and the Center for American Progress.