Joop Koopman has worked as a writer-editor, publisher and development executive, in print, cable television, and the internet. He served as editor-in-chief and associate publisher of Catholic Digest, the largest Catholic magazine in the nation. Prior to that, Koopman edited the National Catholic Register, a leading Catholic national newsweekly. Under his leadership, the publication earned top honors from the Catholic Press Association, as well as other awards, most notably for the weekly’s foreign coverage and interviews with leading thinkers around the world. Koopman lives in New York City.