Sandy Cyr, Managing Editor
Sandy holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design, and an MPA with a focus in Nonprofit Management from NC State University. When not talking about nonprofits ad nauseum, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, fostering cats for the local shelter, gardening, running, biking and horseback riding.
Shalina Omar, Digital Strategist and Assistant Editor
Shalina hails from Oakland, CA and has an MA degree from NC State University concentrating in Sociolinguistics. Her interests include dialect diversity, bridging the gap between academia and the public, and baking sourdough bread.
Preston Wittwer, Assistant Editor and Podcast Producer
Preston holds a BA in Communications and an MA in English, both from Brigham Young University. He is forever fixated on podcasts, cheese, Twitter, carbs, and television. You're most likely to run into him at his local Alamo Drafthouse.
The PJ advisory council offers recommendations regarding the guidance and direction of the Philanthropy Journal.
Arts & Science Council
WNC Nonprofit Pathways
Senior Research Specialist
United Way of Coastal Carolina
Director of Communications
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Director of Digital Strategies
NC League of Conservation Voters
Former PJ Students
Former PJ students who have graduated and gone on to bigger and better things:
Krystin Gollihue, Multimedia Production Strategist, Graduate Editor Graduate and Assistant Editor
David Mueller, Multimedia Producer and Graduate Assistant Editor
Haily Jones, Communication Assistant
Jack Ahern, Graduate Assistant Editor
Charlena Wynn, Graduate Assistant Editor and Graduate Editor
Jordan Smith, Graduate Editor