Andrew Hare is one of Magid’s leading quantitative research analysts. He focuses on key traditional and digital media topics across the television, online, gaming, social, and mobile landscape.
Andrew is known for his keen ability to provide actionable strategic recommendations from advanced statistical data based on his robust perspective on major media topics, and his understanding of clients’ business objectives. Andrew has worked extensively in the over-the-top paid subscription video world, helping clients create go-to-market strategies and implement business plans around paid video content. Andrew also develops Magid’s largest proprietary studies on cross-platform media trends and smartphone/tablet behaviors.
Andrew works with clients including NBC Universal, Turner, Comcast, GoPro, The Weather Company, Google, Zynga, The CMA, CBC and more.
Andrew has a BA from the University of Iowa and an MA in Media Studies from The New School in New York City. In addition, recently Andrew has blogged for Georgetown University, tutored for writing non-profit 826NYC, and worked with La Mama Theatre.
Brian Jacobs is a Senior Graphics Editor who creates interactive maps and graphics for National Geographic. A mix of design and code, Brian uses open source visualization and data processing tools to envision and develop custom editorial experiences across platforms. He was previously a Knight-Mozilla fellow at ProPublica, where he worked on "Losing Ground", an interactive story about the slow-motion environmental catastrophe taking place in southeast Louisiana.
Victoria Jaggard is an award-winning journalist who currently serves as the senior science editor for National Geographic, with a special focus on astronomy and paleontology.
Before joining Nat Geo, Jaggard was the web science editor for Smithsonian magazine, where she oversaw special projects about the Anthropocene and planetary sciences. She has also served as physical sciences news editor for New Scientist magazine and as a reporter for Chemical & Engineering News. During her career, Jaggard has chased tornadoes in the Midwest, witnessed the last space shuttle launch, and dug up fossils in Wyoming. She is a member of DCSWA and NASW, and she received a degree in science writing/journalism from Lehigh University.
When she’s not geeking out over space and dinosaurs, Jaggard can be found playing video games, watching anime, or singing in the nearest karaoke bar. She lives in Washington, D.C.