Prizm News / July 1, 2019 / By Prizm News

Ken Schneck, Editor at Prizm.
Photo by Argonian Photography

Prizm announces Ken Schneck as new Editor

Prizm is exited to announce that Ken Schneck has been named Editor. Schneck is a Cleveland-based author and professor who has been writing for Prizm since 2018 and has been serving as Contributing Editor since April of 2019. 

“We are thrilled to have Ken join our team,” says Carol Zimmer Clark, Publisher of Prizm and Senior Director of Marketing at Equitas Health, the parent organization of Prizm.  “A strong writer for us since our first issue, and a highly connected member of the northern Ohio LGBTQ+ community, Ken brings his writing/editing talent and his strong network of influence to our news product.”

For 10 years, Schneck was the producer and host of This Show is So Gay, an award-winning, nationally syndicated radio show and podcast. His freelance work can regularly be seen in Cleveland Magazine and FreshWater Cleveland, and he was a featured contributor to the Huffington Post for six years. His books include Seriously…What Am I Doing Here? The Adventures of a Wondering and Wandering Gay Jew (1984 Publishing, 2017), LGBTQ Cleveland: Images of Modern America (Arcadia Publishing & The History Press, 2018), and LGBTQ Columbus: Images of Modern America (Arcadia Publishing & The History Press, 2019). As a professor of education at Baldwin Wallace University, Schneck teaches courses on antiracism, ethical leadership, and what individuals can do to create meaningful and community-based change in society. 

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“Working with Prizm as the editor is a great honor and a great responsibility,” says Schneck. “Alongside Prizm’s amazing team, I want to do everything I can do to raise up the voices of all LGBTQ+ individuals in every corner of the Buckeye State, and to help create content that is as inspiring as it is intersectional.” 

Prizm magazine and Prizmnews.com exist to connect LGBTQ+ people across Ohio to a statewide community that shares their triumphs, joys, setbacks, and struggles. We are a bimonthly magazine that covers news, politics, health, arts, entertainment, fashion and culture through journalistic storytelling and informative content with a modern, artistic edge.

PrizmNews.com, the digital counterpart to Prizm magazine, provides current news, events, and information that’s relevant to Ohio’s local LGBTQ+ community.  Contributing writers and photographers from across the Buckeye state offer original content that engages readers weekly with breaking news, captivating photo galleries, and thought-provoking commentary.

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Staley Jophiel Munroe
Staley Munroe is the creative director of Prizm. A Columbus native, Staley's career spans from NY to LA, working as a photographer, art director, and coordinator within the creative/fashion industries. Limited Brands, Hollywood film sets, New York Fashion Week, and several magazines have trusted her instincts for impactful visualization. As a proud, resilient transgender woman, Staley vigorously fights for equality and is a frequent speaker with the intent to increase awareness and understanding of transgender life.