Meet the Editors of SearchITOperations
SearchITOperations.com has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best IT operations information. Our staff teams up with users and top technical experts to bring you a constant stream of fresh, original content. Here's a look at who's behind the SearchITOperations site at TechTarget:
Meredith Courtemanche Executive Editor [email protected]
Meredith Courtemanche is an executive editor covering cloud and DevOps at TechTarget. She edits tips and other content, writes news stories and creates editorial guides. Meredith joined TechTarget in 2012, covering virtualization and data center technologies for diverse sites. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Boston University.
Kristin Knapp Senior Site Editor [email protected]
Kristin Knapp is the senior site editor for SearchITOperations. She edits tips and other content and writes articles. Prior to joining TechTarget in 2014, Kristin was senior editor at CRN, where she covered the networking and infrastructure market. Kristin graduated from Saint Michael's College in 2008 with a B.A. in English.
Emily Mell Associate Site Editor [email protected]
Emily Mell is the associate site editor for SearchITOperations. She has a Master of Arts degree in Publishing and Writing at Emerson College, with a primary focus on digital publishing and web development. Mell graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and linguistics.
Alyssa Fallon Assistant Site Editor [email protected]
Alyssa Fallon is an assistant site editor who joined TechTarget in 2019. She edits and writes for SearchITOperations and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Stony Brook University.
Beth Pariseau Senior News Writer [email protected]
Beth Pariseau is the senior news writer of SearchITOperations. Beth began as a news writer for SearchStorage in 2005, moving up to senior news writer two years later, and then began writing for SearchServerVirtualization in June 2010. She also covered news for SearchDataCenter from January 2012 to August 2012. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2002 with a Bachelor's degree in English, and brought several years of newswriting experience to TechTarget; she has previously been published in the Massachusetts Daily Collegian, The Boston Globe, the Daily Hampshire Gazette and the Lowell Sun.
Margie Semilof Editorial Director [email protected]
As editorial director, Margie plans and oversees strategy and operations for TechTarget's Cloud DevOps media group. She works closely with the editorial team to keep the many sites focused on the information needs of IT professionals. She has spent many years as a reporter, editor and columnist at various technology media companies. She holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Boston University.
Nick ArenaManaging Editor, E-Products
Nick Arena is managing editor of e-products for TechTarget's Central Editorial team, copy editing and producing e-zines, handbooks and buyer's handbooks for multiple media groups. Prior to joining TechTarget in 2015, Nick was a freelance features and events writer for Berkshires Week & Shires. He graduated with a B.A. in sociology and English/communications from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in 2014.
Lindsay Chase Associate Director
Lindsay Chase works as the associate director of Central Editorial Production at TechTarget. She has been with TechTarget since graduating college in 2011. In her current role, Lindsay manages a team of production editors who copy edit and publish articles online for the editorial department. She also tackles troubleshooting the content management and help desk systems and coordinates trainings for new editorial hires.
Shammara Humphrey Senior Production Editor
Shammara Humphrey is a senior production editor for TechTarget's Central Editorial team. She copy edits and publishes news and non-news content for all media groups. After graduating from Vassar College, she began a career in magazine publishing at ESSENCE Magazine in New York City. Since then, she has written and edited for various publications and websites, including Pearson Education, George P. Johnson, Rue La La, WebMD, NBC Universal's Bravotv.com and The Poughkeepsie Journal.
Nicholas Rando Senior Production Editor
Nicholas Rando is senior production editor for TechTarget's Central Editorial team. He works with all of TechTarget's media groups, copy editing and publishing news stories, as well as other content. Previously, he was the assistant site editor for SearchCloudComputing, writing and editing content for the site. He graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism. Prior to joining TechTarget, Rando gained editorial experience through internships as a sports reporter.
Moriah Sargent Associate Director
Moriah is the associate director for Central Editorial Production. She previously was senior managing editor of e-products for the Central group, associate managing editor of e-products for TechTarget's Business Applications sites and a contributing reporter for the Security group. Moriah has also worked at the New England Newspaper & Press Association, where she wrote stories about developments in the newspaper industry and covered the organization's annual convention. She graduated from Northeastern University with a B.A. in journalism.
Anne Steciw Senior Multimedia Producer
Anne Steciw is the Senior Multimedia Producer on the Central Editorial team at TechTarget. She helps to manage content production for TechTarget sites. Prior to joining TechTarget, she worked for a social media software vendor, where she helped implement online communities and wrote documentation for clients and end users. Anne has also worked as a web producer and writing instructor.
Hayes Taylor Production Editor
Hayes Taylor is a production editor on the Central Editorial team. He copyedits and oversees webpage production for a wide array of TechTarget sites. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a minor in history, from Hendrix College, as well as a Master of Arts degree in publishing from Emerson College.