Lia Macko has an executive and senior news management background. She co-executive produced a Newsweek/MSNBC Town Hall Meeting on race relations in America, hosted by NBC's Brian Williams, and has served as a senior editorial producer for MSNBC specials hosted by Tom Brokaw, including Silicon Summits I and II and A Gun Summit, featuring President Clinton. Macko helped launch other MSNBC programs and served as a senior producer for CNN's American Morning with Paula Zahn as well as for Court TV's prime-time news broadcast.
Macko graduated magna cum laude from American University and obtained a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1996. She has contributed to the National Law Journal and other national legal trade publications and provided a law and technology column to MSNBC.com, titled "Tech Ethics." Macko appeared on the cover of the September 2000 issue of Working Woman magazine profiling "20 under 30: The Ones to Watch." She lives in New York City.
Kerry Rubin worked her way up the ranks at CNN from a teleprompter operator to a producer of news magazine stories, special projects, and lead interviews featuring the network's top talent. She has worked on the development and launch of new programs and has covered stories ranging from international terrorism and presidential elections to design and film. She is currently a segment producer on CNN's American Morning. Rubin graduated with honors from the University of Rochester in 1993. She lives in Hoboken, New Jersey, with her husband, Adam.