Emma Carew Grovum, founder of Kimbap Media, will develop and design a playbook and curriculum for promoting and retaining journalists of color in local news. She wants to put solutions into the hands of key decision-makers, in order to promote more journalists of color into senior management and executive leadership.
Erin Hooley, staff photographer at The Chicago Tribune, will create a guide and tools for newsrooms to hold regular, free community outreach sessions at venues within different neighborhoods, especially those currently underserved. The project’s goals are transparency throughout the publication process and to create a dialogue with community members about current coverage and ways to … Continued
Sisi Wei, director of programs at OpenNews, founded the DEI Coalition for Anti-Racist, Equitable, and Just Newsrooms. She will be working with the coalition to create resources to move toward a future where all journalists can work in newsrooms that are anti-racist, equitable, inclusive, and collaborative.