Richard Tofel

Richard Tofel was the founding general manager of ProPublica from 2007-2012, and became president on Jan. 1, 2013. He has responsibility for all of ProPublica’s non-journalism operations, including communications, legal, development, finance and budgeting, and human resources. He was formerly the assistant publisher of The ... [Read More]

Anthea Watson Strong

Anthea Watson Strong is the Product Manager for Local News at Facebook Before joining Facebook, she worked on the Google’s Civics team, building products that helped people access public services more efficiently and helped users engage in the civic process. Most recently, for the 2016 ... [Read More]

Bassey Etim

Bassey Etim is the editorial director at Canopy. Previously, he spent 10 years as the Community Desk Editor at The New York Times, where he managed a team that built one of the most innovative community forums in the world. He ran the 16-person community ... [Read More]

R.B. Brenner

R.B. Brenner teaches journalism at Stanford University. From fall 2014 to spring 2018, he was a professor and the journalism school director at the University of Texas at Austin. Before then, he was a lecturer in the Stanford Journalism Program, starting in 2010, and served ... [Read More]

Tom Glaisyer

Tom Glaisyer is the Managing Director of the Public Square Program at the Democracy Fund, a bipartisan foundation working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. Focusing on a vibrant media ... [Read More]

Emily Ramshaw

Emily Ramshaw is the editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, a nonpartisan digital news organization that produces politics and policy news, data and events statewide, and operates the largest statehouse reporting bureau in the nation. Under her leadership, the Tribune — billed “one of the nonprofit ... [Read More]