2007 Gold Ink Awards
Gretchen Morris is director of global catalog production for Edmund Optics Inc. (EO), a worldwide leader in imaging, photonics and optical manufacturing technology. From the company’s headquarters in Barrington, N.J., Morris supervises EO’s worldwide catalog operations, including 10 titles in four different languages with an annual distribution of over 2.5 million. She manages a design and production team, which, in addition to the catalogs, is responsible for creating all of the company’s marketing collateral. In her 23 years at EO, Morris has previously held positions including catalog manager, production coordinator and proofreader. She has a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications/broadcast journalism from Lycoming College.
Laurel Munshower is a graduate of Edinboro University, where she studied traditional animation and art history. After graduating college and leaving her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pa., for Philadelphia, she began her career in the publishing industry where she now works as a production artist for Metrocorp Publishing’s Philadelphia Magazine.
Erik Wikane is a quality control manager at Condé Nast Publications, where he is responsible for print quality for Teen Vogue, Brides, Modern Brides and Wired. He was formerly the production director of Men’s Health for 12 years. He also has held the position of vice president of production of FinancialWorld magazine. Wikane has been a co-chair on the board of P3 for two years, enabling him to work with industry associates in the area of Web access. He has been educated at the State University of New York––Farmingdale, Academy of Art in San Francisco, Pratt, Printing Industries of New York and, most recently, New York University.
Dorlisa Goodrich Young is a group production director with NAPCO. She began as a production manager with the company in June 2002. In addition to managing the workflow of two production managers, she currently handles the production of Printing Impressions magazine. Prior to joining NAPCO, she worked at Essence Communications Inc., publisher of Essence magazine, the preeminent lifestyle magazine for African-American women in New York, and Dow Jones & Co. in Princeton, N.J. Young has her Master of Science in publishing from Pace University and her Bachelor of Arts in English from Spelman College. BB