Jonathan Wales

Jonathan has an extensive background in communications, political media and legislative tracking. He has worked on Capitol Hill and around several state legislatures.

From 2006-10, Jonathan managed the IndianaNet legislative tracking software for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. In 2011, Jonathan founded his own legislative tracking company – which utilized Hannah software – in Kentucky.

In 2013, Jonathan became the co-owner of Hannah News Service-Midwest. He currently serves as managing partner for the company’s Indiana, Kentucky and South Carolina operations.

Jonathan is active in youth mentoring and international orphan care. He is an Advisory Board member for the Bowen Center for Public Affairs and board member of Lifesong for Orphans-South Korea. Jonathan resides in Indianapolis with his wife Melanie and their four school age children.

Steven Marks

A graduate of The Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio, Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. Since 1985, he has held many posts in and around state legislatures. Since 2002, he has served as President of Hannah News Service, Inc., the premier legislative news, information and research service in Ohio and Illinois. He is managing member and co-founder of Silent Partner Software, Ltd., a legislative management software development firm. He is also the founder and co-owner of Hannah News Service-Midwest, LLC, a sister company with operations in Indiana, Kentucky and South Carolina.

Active in both the Delaware and Columbus communities, Steve is currently Chair of the Columbus Metropolitan Club, where he serves on the Program, Resource Development and Leadership Committees. He has also served as Chair of the Board and Finance Committee of the Delaware Morrow County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board. In 2010, he was elected National Treasurer and to the Board of Trustees of NOLA, the national organization for legislative tracking companies. He also is a member of and frequent contributor to the Ohio Society of Association Executives.

He has been happily married to Vanessa since 1990. They have four successful children: Megan, Preston, Haley & Jack and one not so successful dog. He resides in Central Ohio.

Ed Feigenbaum

An attorney and M.B.A., the triple-Indiana University graduate served as Director of Legal Affairs for the Council of State Governments, and as Director of Marketing and in-house counsel for the Hudson Institute before founding INGroup in 1989, a firm providing key information resources related to Indiana state politics and government.

Ed has directed numerous projects for the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Federal Election Commission, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and is a nationally recognized authority on state election, ethics, lobbying, and campaign finance law. His research was approvingly cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in a landmark 2000 decision.

The newsletters he now publishes for Hannah News have each won first-place awards from the Society of Professional Journalists – Indiana. In 1995, the Indianapolis Business Journal recognized him as a member of its “40 Under 40” class. In 2009, he was recognized by the Ball State University Department of Journalism with a Special Citation.

Emily Ketterer

Emily is editor at Hannah News Service Indiana, authoring Indiana Education Insight and contributing to Indiana Legislative Insight and Indiana Gaming Insight. Emily grew up south of Indianapolis in Whiteland and graduated from Franklin College with a bachelor’s degree in multimedia journalism and public relations. Prior to joining Hannah News, she was news editor at the Johnson County Daily Journal and the State House reporter for the Indianapolis Business Journal.

Emily has received numerous awards for her work in journalism from the Hoosier State Press Association and the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists, and she won a regional Emmy for her work as assistant producer on the Franklin College/WFYI documentary “The Children’s Crusade Revisited: Slaughterhouse-Five at 50.”

When she’s not at work, Emily enjoys visiting local shops and restaurants in downtown Franklin, binge-watching Below Deck on Bravo, and trying to learn to cook from the Food Network.

Janice Day

Janice is a reporter with Hannah News Service Indiana, contributing to Indiana Legislative Insight, Indiana Education Insight and Indiana Gaming Insight. Janice hails from Bloomington but has lived and worked in Indianapolis for more than eight years. She graduated with a M.A. in Applied Communication from Indiana University Indianapolis.

Janice has experience in multiple professions, having served as public speaking faculty at IUI, an administrative and programmatic assistant at Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, and external affairs content creator at Herron School of Art + Design. Transitioning to legislative journalism has allowed Janice to further explore two of her passions: writing and research.

When not at work, Janice enjoys spending time with her two cats, Fynch and Astrid, running, and (amateurly) cooking.