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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, Editor-in-Chief

Libe MG Ackerman is the Editor in Chief 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.

Follow her @libeackerman, or send Libe an email.

Amanda Farough

Amanda Farough, Managing Editor

Amanda Farough has been writing about the game industry, business, and culture for almost a decade. Her bylines include PC Gamer, Mashable, Paste Magazine, CG Magazine, Teen Vogue, and Mic. 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 5) and two boys (9 and 6) — and absolutely adores sharing her passion for gaming with all of them.

Follow Amanda on Twitter, or reach her by email.

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.

Contact Dan by emailing dan.whitehead@superparent.com.

Brandy Berthelson

Brandy Berthelson, Contributing Editor

Brandy is a lifelong gamer, and has written about video games in one capacity or another since 2006. While her love for gaming started simply — playing Duck Hunt at a friend’s house as a kid — it quickly grew and shows no signs of slowing down. When she’s not gaming, Brandy enjoys crafting, baking and traveling with her husband.

Follow Brandy on Twitter, or reach out to brandy.berthelson@superparent.com.

Ben Silverman

Ben Silverman, Contributing Editor

Ben Silverman has been a leading editorial voice in the video game industry for over two decades. As co-owner and editor-in-chief of enthusiast site Game Revolution, Ben was instrumental in turning a scrappy startup into one of the most highly-trafficked video game sites of the early 2000s. Ben would go on to a ten-year run at Yahoo, guiding the mainstream giant’s video game editorial coverage across the Games, Tech, and Esports verticals. He’s reviewed hundreds of games and products, penned countless news stories and features, and managed some of the industry’s best writers and editors.

Ben can be reached by email by at ben.silverman@superparent.com.

K. Thor Jensen

K. Thor Jensen, Contributing Editor

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.

K. Thor Jensen can be reached by email at k.thor.jensen@superparent.com.

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