Meet the Team
Editor in Chief
Patton Dodd has served as an executive- or senior-level editor for several national publications. His writing has appeared in a wide range of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Slate, Financial Times, Christianity Today, Cineaste, Books & Culture, The Shambhala Sun, and The Revealer. He taught writing, literature, and ﬁlm at the United States Air Force Academy and Boston University. Dodd holds a Ph.D. in religion and literature from Boston University.
Editorial Director, Content and Partnerships
Alice Rhee is a two-time Emmy award-winning television producer and multimedia journalist. From 2013–2015, she was a Senior Producer of Digital Video at The Washington Post. Rhee has covered breaking news and special events for NBC News and MSNBC as Special Projects Producer and later as National Political Producer for Brian Williams. She also worked closely with NBC’s Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell on major foreign and domestic policy stories. Rhee’s reporting career has spanned some of the most significant events in modern history: the 9/11 attacks; the Oklahoma City bombing trial; the execution of Timothy McVeigh; the handover of Hong Kong; Pope John Paul’s travels to Cuba; the Arab-Israeli conflict; and the plane crashes of TWA 800 and American Airlines 587.
Lucas Munson is a Venture for America fellow and 2017 graduate of Cornell University, where he majored in Urban & Regional Studies in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. He specializes in data visualization and audience engagement for Folo Media.