Angie Chuang

Associate Professor, University Of Colorado Boulder CMCI
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Angie is an Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Media, Communication and Information. She just joined the CU faculty after a decade at American University School of Communication. (more…)

Angie Chuang

Associate Professor, University Of Colorado Boulder CMCI
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Angie is an Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Media, Communication and Information. She just joined the CU faculty after a decade at American University School of Communication. (more…)

Tressie McMillan Cottom

Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
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Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University and faculty associate with Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Her research on higher education, work and technological change in the new economy has been supported by the Microsoft Research Network’s Social Media Collective, The Kresge Foundation, the American Educational Research Association and the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research. (more…)

Cherisse Datu

Interactive Media Producer, The Undefeated
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Cherisse DatuCherisse Datu is a game designer and video producer. She currently works as an Interactive Media Producer for ESPN’s The Undefeated. She received her Masters in Game Design from American University, and was a JoLT (Journalism and Leadership Transformation) Fellow studying the the intersection of Game Design and Journalism with a grant from the Knight Foundation.

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Amy Eisman

Director Media Entrepreneurship & Special Programs, American University School of Communication
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Amy oversees media entrepreneurship and special programs at SOC as well as teaches courses in reporting, convergent media and entrepreneurship. She also facilitates the JoLT (journalism and game design) efforts. Previously, Amy was director of AU’s MA in Interactive Journalism and the Writing for Communication classes. (more…)

Emma Carew Grovum

Product Manager, Daily Beast
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Emma Carew Grovum is a product manager at the Daily Beast in New York, working at the intersections of editorial, technology, workflow and audience. She’s also a cofounder of the Journalism Diversity Project. Previously, she’s worked with New York Times Opinion, Foreign Policy magazine, the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Webbmedia Group, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Evelyn Hsu

Co-Executive Director, Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
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Evelyn Hsu is co-executive director of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. She is a former associate director of the American Press Institute and a former member of the faculty of the Poynter Institute. Hsu was a reporter for The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is a past national president of the Asian American Journalists Association. (more…)

Ethan Klapper

Global Social Media Editor, HuffPost
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Ethan Klapper is HuffPost’s global social media editor and oversees the site’s social strategy. Previously, Klapper worked on the site’s politics section and at National Journal. He graduated cum laude from American University and has also worked at The Washington Post, BNA, The (Westchester, N.Y.) Journal News and mediabistro.com.

Jolie Lee

Interview Producer, Al Jazeera
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Jolie is a journalist based in Washington, D.C. Currently, she works as an interview producer for Al Jazeera English’s live, social media-driven show “The Stream” focused on international current affairs. (more…)

Nolan D. McCaskill

Reporter, POLITICO
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Nolan D. McCaskill is a White House reporter at POLITICO and National Press Foundation Paul Miller Washington reporting fellow. He graduated from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism in December 2014 and began working at POLITICO later that month. (more…)

John X. Miller

Senior News Editor, The Undefeated
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John X. Miller

John X. Miller is the senior editor for news and commentary for The Undefeated, ESPN’s new website that reports on the intersection of race, sports and culture. Miller was managing editor of the Winston-Salem Journal newspaper for 2 1/2 years before moving to ESPN. He is a native of Winston-Salem and is the first African- American managing editor of the Journal.

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Jeremiah Patterson

Instructor of Journalism, American University School of Communication
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Jeremiah teaches a variety of multimedia and broadcast courses in American University’s School of Communication and is creating a course for Spring 2018 called Storytelling with Emerging Media. (more…)

Lynne Perri

Journalist in Residence, American University School of Communication; Managing Editor, Investigative Reporting Workshop
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Lynne Perri is a journalism professor and managing editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop, a nonprofit news organization based at the School of Communication at American University. She teaches reporting, visual journalism and journalism ethics, and took students to New Hampshire to cover the primary in the last three presidential campaigns.

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Sudeep Reddy

Managing Editor, POLITICO
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Sudeep is a managing editor of Politico and a lecturer at Georgetown University, where he teaches a course on the digital journalism landscape. He joined Politico in early 2017 after a decade in The Wall Street Journal’s Washington bureau, where he was an economics editor directing coverage of U.S. and international economic news.

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Margot Susca

Professorial Lecturer, American University School of Communication
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Margot Susca (Ph.D., Florida State University) is a professorial lecturer in SOC’s journalism division who also heads the weekend M.A. program in Journalism and Digital Storytelling. She teaches courses in reporting, journalism ethics, children’s media culture, mass media and society, and code. (more…)

Ariana Tobin

Engagement Reporter, ProPublica
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Ariana is an engagement reporter at ProPublica, where she works to involve communities in accountability reporting. She was previously at The Guardian, where she was an engagement editor focused on audience analytics, social media, and SEO best practices. (more…)

Wendy Warren

Director of Integrated Media, NBC Washington
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Wendy Warren is the director of integrated media at NBC Washington, the digital home of NBC4 in Washington, D.C. NBC Washington’s digital platforms are D.C.’s most-visited source for news among local television sites, averaging about 3.5 million unique monthly visitors. (more…)

Aaron Williams

Graphics Reporter, The Washington Post
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Aaron Williams is a reporter who specializes in data analysis and visualization for The Washington Post. He’s also a co-founder of the California Civic Data Coalition and on the advisory board for Open News. He previously worked at the San Francisco Chronicle, Center for Investigative Reporting and the Los Angeles Times.