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EDWARD A. THOMAS
Edward is the Associate Publisher of World Almanac Books, and is the Editor in Chief of the World Almanac E-Newsletter. His career in reference publishing with the company began at Funk & Wagnalls in 1983. He is the photo researcher on all World Almanac titles and directs the manufacturing (printing & binding) of the books. Ed's the man to go to for information about presidents, first ladies, and dead celebrities.

C. ALAN JOYCE
Alan is the Editorial Director of The World Almanac and Book of Facts and other World Almanac Education Group titles. Alan was previously a freelance writer and editor, with years of experience in reference publishing--and a lifelong addiction to reference books of all kinds. He served as Executive Editor of The New York Times Almanac and the first edition of The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge.
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SARAH JANSSEN

Sarah is an Editor of The World Almanac, The World Almanac for Kids, and other World Almanac titles, focusing primarily on arts and media, consumer information, geography, history, and sports. Sarah was previously a librarian in a pediatric hospital unit. She received her first World Almanac in grade school with a "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" computer game.

ANDREW STEINITZ
Andrew is an Associate Editor for The World Almanac and Book of Facts and other World Almanac titles. He primarily covers politics, new records, notable feats, and the undeniably peculiar (i.e. more politics). Andrew also served as Chief Researcher for the first edition of The World Almanac Book of Records.

M. L. LIU
M. L. is an Associate Editor for The World Almanac and Book of Facts. Her areas of focus include buildings and bridges, crime, disasters, language, nations, and population statistics. Prior to joining the World Almanac Education Group, she worked as a fact-checker and copyeditor at a textbook development firm and did freelance writing and research.

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