Strengthening mass communications within academia and the private sector

Kathryn McManus  


Credited with the launch of CNN Japan and NewsCertified Exchange,  Kathryn McManus brings expertise in business development, entre-preneurship, leadership, operations, marketing and communications to EducatioGlobal. 


Kathryn has worked with hundreds of senior executives and forged business relationships with organizations including:

The World Business Forum, Bloomberg, the American Express Foundation, Reuters,  NHK, Stanford University, The New York Times and many others.

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Donna Krache

Donna Krache is an award-winning journalist and educator with an expertise in educational curriculum development.  She launched the education beat at CNN. Donna served as the head of Georgia State's Graduate Program in Digital Media Strategies and was part of GSU's Dept. of Communication reaccreditation team before joining EducatioGlobal.

Senior Consultant


Dr. Bill Silcock


Dr. B. William Silcock is a scholar and leading global innovator in journalism education. Named to the Emeritus faculty at Arizona State University, Bill is the former Assistant Dean for Research and International Programs at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


He has led projects and conducted workshops in more than 25 nations.  Bill serves as an ACEJMC site team accreditor.

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Kristin Gilger 

Senior Consultant

Kristin Gilger is Reynolds Professor in Business Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, where she served as interim dean in 2020-2021. 


Since 2014, Gilger has been part of nine accreditation reviews at journalism programs around the country and has led five such reviews.

Kristin is the co-author of the book, There’s No Crying in Newsrooms: What Women Have Learned About What it Takes to Lead, published by Rowman & Littlefield.