Kristan Obeng

Managing Editor for Digital Content

Kristan Obeng is the Education Writers Association’s managing editor for digital content. She conceptualizes, produces, contracts freelancers and copy edits digital content to help education journalists.

She also serves as project manager for long-term digital projects, such as the 2022 EWA website redesign, and helps spearhead social media, marketing, writing, video/audio editing, graphic design and more.

Kristan previously worked for Gannett for nearly two years in various roles, including as an education reporter in Visalia, California; a general assignment reporter in Lansing, Michigan; and a digital producer/Pulliam Fellow in Phoenix, Arizona.

She is a proud graduate of the University of Arizona, where she received her master’s degree in digital journalism in May 2019. Kristan also received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2010.