Voices

Stephanie Johnston

Stephanie Johnston

As editor in chief, Stephanie Johnston oversees Public Works’ print magazine, website, e-newsletters, and digital initiatives. Before joining the staff 10 years ago, she worked on publications owned by the American Bar Association, Associated Equipment Distributors, and agriculture-industry publisher Century Communications. In 2015, she became editor of Concrete Construction sister publication Concrete Surfaces. She has a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and lives in a Chicago suburb. E-mail sjohnston@hanleywood.com or follow her on Twitter at @StephanieatPW.

Stephanie Johnston's Posts

Oops! We Made a Mistake

Thanks to our salary survey respondents who pointed out my misinterpretation of the overtime rule for salaried (as opposed to hourly) employees. Good eye! Read more

Posted on:
Look Out! Our Salary Survey's on its Way Look Out! Our Salary Survey's on its Way

On Friday, you'll get (another) e-mail from me asking you to complete our annual questionnaire. In the meantime, though, I have another question. Read more

Posted on:
EPA Tosses Out Anti-Fluoridation Petition

Despite protests that the chemical is a toxic substance, water utilities have added fluoride to water since the 1940s. The agency recently denied the latest attempt to ban them from doing so. Read more

Posted on:
Numbers Never Lie Numbers Never Lie

Exciting new technology at ConExpo and Trump's proposed budget. Read more

Posted on:
High (and Low) Lights of White House Budget Proposal High (and Low) Lights of White House Budget Proposal

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know President Donald Trump wants to invest $1 trillion in infrastructure. Let’s crunch the numbers to see if he puts his money where his mouth is. Read more

Posted on:
Close X