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]

Emily Ramshaw

Emily Ramshaw is the co-founder and CEO of The 19th. She was previously editor-in-chief of the Texas Tribune, an award-winning nonpartisan digital news startup. She serves on the board of the Pulitzer Prize.  Before joining the Tribune in 2010 as one of its founding reporters, Ramshaw ... [Read More]