Cole Goins: The Case for Radical Collaboration
Cole Goins, Reveal, from The Center for Investigative Reporting
Cole Goins is the senior manager for engagement and community collaborations at Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, where he leads efforts to grow and empower Reveal’s audience. Working at the intersection of journalism, art and community engagement, he develops new opportunities for collaboration between newsrooms and the public to create participatory, responsive models for journalism. Previously, Goins was the engagement editor at the Center for Public Integrity, where he led public engagement initiatives and multimedia features for award-winning investigative projects. He earned a degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he worked as music director for WXYC, the student-run radio station. He currently lives in Oakland, California.