Director of News, Circa; 2010-2011 Reynolds Fellow, Reynolds Journalism Institute
David Cohn is the director of news for Circa, a mobile-first newsroom and pioneer of the “follow” feature for news arcs. Previously, he founded the first platform to crowdfund for independent reporting projects and was a pioneer in crowdsourced journalism.
Cohn has written for numerous publications including Wired and The New York Times. He is a board member of the Online News Association. He holds a master’s degree in new media from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.