Personnel Bios:

Jonathan Kiel

Senior Print Editor

Jonathan, from Atlanta, is a graduate of North Georgia College and State University where he earned a B.A. in English with a concentration in writing and publication. While in school he worked for the school’s alumni center, writing and editing stories for school publications and was also a cadet in the school’s ROTC program. He served as the Public Affairs officer for the 650 person strong, NGCSU Corps of Cadets, writing, editing and taking photos for the Corps’ official biannual publication. After graduating, he received a commission as an officer in the Georgia Army National Guard as an Army Engineer. Jonathan has been a National Guard member for eight years, serving three of those years as an enlisted infantryman prior to his commissioning. He currently serves as the executive officer for the 848th Engineer Company, a Sapper unit with the 648th Brigade. Jonathan has trained with the Response International Group in Oklahoma City and is certified at the Technician Level in confined space entry and heavy collapse extraction. He graduated with honors from the Army Engineer Officer Basic Course in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., in 2006. Jonathan also served on a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 08-09, conducting route clearance missions and planning on all major routes in the Baghdad and Taji areas of operation. He joined the DVIDS team in February 2007 and currently works as the DVIDS senior editor for all print and radio products.

Military Leadership

Maj. Scott M. Betts
Director of Operations
Sgt. Scott Michael Schmidt
DVIDS Training Chief / Marine Liaison
Cpl. David Silvano
Marine Corps Liaison / DVIDS Training Chief

Civilian Personnel

Richard Steele
Project Manager
Gary Bonaccorso
Media Relations Director
Nan Clarke
Media Relations Manager
Jennifer Donegan
Media Relations Manager
Zehra Mehdi-Barlas
Media Relations Manager
Khelyn Mickles
Media Relations Manager
Ron Whitehurst
Information Technology Manager
Jared Alexander
Marines Media Relations Specialist
Rashawn Boykin
Web Developer
Katherine Carmichael
Media Relations Specialist
Renee Francis-Turner
Media Relations Specialist
Anthony Garlock
Media Relations Specialist
Jonathan Kiel
Senior Print Editor
Tiffany McCall
Media Relations Specialist
Seth Pajak
Senior Video Editor
Travis Sauls
DVIDS On Demand Video Editor
Amanda Saunders
Media Relations Specialist
Brittani White
Entertainment Media Relations Specialist
Jared Williams
Media Relations Specialist
Timothy Wilson
IT Specialist
Keon Young
Marines Media Relations Specialist
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