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SuperParent is staffed by editors with extensive experience in games journalism. Feel free to reach out to us on an individual basis using the contact information below. You can also follow and interact with us on Twitter or Facebook. If you're a freelance writer who would like to pitch us, reach out directly to Libe Ackerman, our Editor-in-Chief.

Meet the SuperParent Staff

Libe Ackerman

Libe MG Ackerman, Editorial and Creative Director

Libe MG Ackerman is the Editorial and Creative Director of SuperParent, and a longtime gaming, digital media and television executive. At Nickelodeon, she was the Senior Director of Creative Strategy, Content Director for Animation and Editorial Director for Nick Games. Prior to that, she was the Editor-in-Chief of AOL gaming publications Games.com and GameDaily, and a frequently quoted expert in media outlets including The New York Times, NBC, ABC and CNN. Back in the 1990s, she founded one of the first websites for women gamers, the legendary GameGal.com, and today she can be found tracking down shrines in Breath of the Wild or playing Pokemon Go with her son in her Brooklyn neighborhood.

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Amanda Farough

Amanda Farough, Editor-in-Chief

Amanda Farough has been writing about the game industry, business, and culture for almost a decade. When no one’s looking, she will ramble endlessly about old school RPGs until someone reminds her that no one is remaking Icewind Dale. Amanda's a mom to four kids — two girls (14 and 6) and two boys (10 and 7) — and absolutely adores sharing her passion for gaming with all of them. Amanda is also the managing editor of GameDaily.biz.

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Brandy Berthelson

Brandy Berthelson, Managing Editor

Brandy Berthelson has been writing about video games and technology since 2006, with her work appearing on sites including AOL's Games.com, Digital Spy, and Adweek's Social Pro Daily. When she’s not gaming, Brandy enjoys crafting, baking and traveling with her husband.

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Dan Whitehead

Dan Whitehead, Contributing Editor

Dan Whitehead started playing video games in the 1980s, with the text adventure Hunt the Wumpus. He's been writing professionally about them since 1991 and has worked on games related projects for organizations such as Guinness World Records and BAFTA. He has two children, now aged 15 and 11, and is a passionate advocate for good quality games designed for kids.

Email Dan at dan.whitehead@superparent.com.

Mike Futter, Tabletop Editor

Michael Futter is a parent of four video game- and tabletop-loving children. Whether it's a family Mario Kart throwdown or teaming up to defeat Marvel Legendary's toughest villains, Mike is often found helping the kids expand their gaming palates with age-appropriate experiences.

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Darren Gladstone, Contributing Editor

Darren Gladstone was born with a Pong paddle in his hand. After spending over 15 years writing about video games, he started working on them. Now Darren’s juggling that with training his kid to eventually beat him Street Fighter.

Email Darren at darren.gladstone@superparent.com.

K. Thor Jensen

K. Thor Jensen, Contributor

K. Thor Jensen is a writer and cartoonist who lives on a tiny island in the Pacific Northwest with his family. His latest book is Cloud Stories.

Email K. Thor Jensen at k.thor.jensen@superparent.com.

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