President, Editor and Founder
Vicki Whiting is president, editor and founder of Kid Scoop, a weekly newspaper feature geared to children ages 7 to 12 that appears in over 300 newspapers with a combined circulation of more than 7.5 million. A former elementary school teacher, she also is a consultant to newspapers on the topic of developing youth readership and educational partnerships. She has been a consultant or writer for The New York Times, Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, in addition to numerous educational publishers.
Our mission is to enable children to become informed about and active participants in their local communities. Kid Scoop promotes this by starting children reading a newspaper at a young age. Each week Kid Scoop offers entertaining and educational content, as well as scavenger hunts and other interactive games that lead young readers to other parts of the newspaper.