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Maria Streshinsky

Maria Streshinsky launched Pacific Standard in 2012. She was previously the managing editor at The Atlantic in Washington, D.C., where she managed a staff of more than 25 editors, writers, art directors, and interns. In 2009 she won the Atlantic Media Company 2009 Chairman’s Award for editing excellence. Before The Atlantic, Streshinsky spent two years at the U.S. Department of the Interior as a program analyst working on Indian Affairs issues. After graduating from the University of California-Santa Cruz, she began a career in magazine journalism with VIA, the AAA magazine in San Francisco. She has also worked as a freelance writer and editor for various magazines.