Jun 07, 2019
Vicki Whiting
Awaken the Magic of Reading

About Vicki Whiting

Founder of Kid Scoop and Publisher or Kid Scoop News

Active Rotarian, Past President and Past Assistant Governor

Vicki Whiting is president, editor and founder of Kid Scoop News, a monthly newspaper for children and 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 is also a consultant to newspapers on the topic of developing youth readership and educational partnerships.  She has been a consultant or writer for TD Bank, 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 News promotes this by starting children reading a newspaper at a young age.  Each month, Kid Scoop News offers entertaining and educational content, as well as scavenger hunts and other interactive games that lead young readers to other parts of the newspaper.