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Toonari News & Media

Toonari is the premiere global community, which provides aspiring journalists & young professionals an opportunity to develop their careers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2010
  • Employees 500
  • Website

Company Summary

Toonari allows young professionals an opportunity to network, train & develop their careers by receiving hands-on training in a diverse, multicultural environment. Members have gone on to launch their careers local newspapers, international news agencies and large corporations such as the MLB & ESPN. With over 500 members from 68 countries & features partnerships with ThinkYoung, Placement Works, & several universities across the U.S. & Europe.


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    Karhrman Ziegenbein
    Co-Founder, M.D. Technology & Content Development

    Karhrman is a former Nelnet Interactive executive , a successful online marketer, content manager and technology expert. Offering over 15 years in web/ product development, graphic design, content management, and online marketing, He started his career in Germany during the 1990s, then relocated to the U.S., where he went on to head the execution of Capital One's global marketing activities

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    Brian Anthony Binder
    Co-Founder, M.D. Marketing & Business Development

    Brian Binder is accomplished in online and direct marketing and has won journalism awards for his sports coverage. In marketing, he has managed campaigns for clients such as Capital One, Discover Card, Nelnet, Dollar Thrifty Group, Donna Karen and several other Fortune 500 clients. Before entering into online marketing, he was a stringer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a freelance writer for Gateway Newspapers.

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    Sherol Ziegenbein
    Co-Founder, M.D. Membership Services and Human Resources

    Sherol is an experienced manager who possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills and has professional experience with counseling and HR, for both planning and execution purposes. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University.

Previous Investors

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    Private Investor