Content Director / Editor in Chief
Monica Moses, editor in chief of American Craft magazine, began her tenure with the American Craft Council in June 2010. Before that time, she was executive director for product innovation at the Minneapolis Star Tribune and a faculty member in visual communication at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, the world's premier training facility for mid-career journalists. Moses drove the creation of vita.mn, a groundbreaking Twin Cities social media-tabloid-events brand and directed a top-to-bottom redesign of the Star Tribune in 2005. She served as a juror for the Pulitzer Prize in photography in 2006 and has won more than 100 national and international journalism awards. Moses earned her BA in English at St. Olaf College (awarded summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and studied literary criticism at Oxford University in England. She has master's degrees in visual communication from the University of Minnesota and in human development from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. In her spare time, she makes jewelry, works with polymer clay and handmade paper, and paints.