Announcement from Editorial Video Director Micah Gelman, Deputy Video Director Phoebe Connelly and Graphics Editor Osman Malik:

We are pleased to announce that Brian Monroe, an animator and 3D artist for NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, will join The Post as a video graphics editor.

At NASA, Brian worked with video producers, writers and scientists to create animated visualizations about new discoveries in the solar system and to explain Goddard’s scientific missions. Brian’s background is in animation for education and scientific programming. He has produced animations for NOVA, National Geographic, Discovery Channel and most recently for Smithsonian Channel and the National Park Service. Last fall he was profiled in Smithsonian’s Air & Space Magazine.

A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Brian joins the video graphics team on November 5.