Spaceship Media Is...
CEO and co-founder Eve Pearlman is a veteran journalist and community engagement strategist. She has worked with news and social media start-ups, including State, a London-based social media platform connecting people around shared interests, and AOL’s Patch. She holds a bachelor’s from Cornell University and a master’s in journalism from Northwestern.
Co-founder and advisor Jeremy Hay has reported for EdSource, The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Wired Magazine and The Tenderloin Times, among other publications. His work has been recognized by multiple awards, including a George Polk, for a project on globalization on which he was a lead reporter. He was a 2015 John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University.
Adriana García is a journalist with expertise in visuals and management. She's spent her career at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans where she was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team following Hurricane Katrina. She graduated from Arizona State University. While on the JSK Fellowship at Stanford in 2017, she focused on design thinking as a means for news to reach underserved populations.
Kristine Villanueva joins Spaceship as a reporter/moderator. She is a journalist passionate about using engagement to strengthen trust between journalists and the communities they serve. She has written for publications in the New York and New Jersey area including TapInto and Newsday’s amNewYork. She received her master’s in social journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and her undergraduate degree at Rutgers University-Newark.
Alyxaundria (Lyxie) Sanford is a social journalist who is passionate about using journalism to listen and produce tangible impact. Lyxie has worked at NBC's Today Show, ABC's Goodmorning America Weekend, AOL's Patch.com and Salon.com. She graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor's in broadcast news and earned a second master's degree in social journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
Trey Poché comes to Spaceship to help with moderation. A recent graduate from Saint Louis University in Missouri with a degree in Philosophy and Anthropology, Trey hopes to moderate in a manner that helps facilitate mutual understanding, appreciation, and transcending differences, wherever possible. This fall, he will be attending Law School at Louisiana State University.