David Cohn is the senior director at Advance Digital. Prior to that he was an executive producer at AJ+ and part of Al Jazeera’s research and development team, leading efforts to turn a broadcast operation into a digital operation. Before joining AJ+, he was the chief content officer at Circa. As a fellow, Cohn furthered work on the Spot.Us community-funded reporting model. He expanded the site during his fellowship and worked on “community-focused sponsorships.”
Cohn has written for numerous publications including Wired and The New York Times. He is a board member of NewsTrust and has participated in journalism experiments like NewsAssignment.net.
He holds a master’s degree in new media from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.