Office of Communications

Profile
Diane James

Diane James
Senior Editor

Diane James joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2012 with more than 20 years of experience in journalism and education. Diane is responsible for editing School Improvement publications, case studies, research briefs and brochures, and writing and editing newsletters that are provided to local and national education policymakers, principals and teachers. Prior to SREB, Diane was a writer and editor for CNN. She has held other reporting and writing positions in radio, television and print.

Profile
David Raney

David Raney
Chief Editor

David Raney joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2017. He has been a writer and editor with Emory University, Habitat for Humanity International, and Quail Pointe Publishing. He has also taught in middle school and college, serving on the English faculty of Emory, William & Mary, the State University of West Georgia, and Virginia Commonwealth University. He holds a master’s degree from William & Mary and a doctorate from Emory.