Kathy Neustadt is a cofounder of the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature. She works as a freelance field producer for the ABC network for the shows Good Morning America, World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer, and Nightline. She has been with ABC for twenty-five years. She is the past president and current board member of the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center and the Mizel Center for Arts and Culture. She is on the Jewish Life Committee for Rose Community Foundation and a board member for Facing History and Ourselves, a nationwide curriculum teaching middle and high school students tolerance and how to overcome racial and ethnic discrimination. Kathy lives in Denver with her two children, Tess (sixteen) and Josh (thirteen).