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Press Institute Executive Summary

Introduction to The Press Institute
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: News & Politics      

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  • 1. Imagine a place where ethical journalism and social entrepreneurship meet to produce global news that is BOLD, AUTHENTIC and ACCURATE. Cristi Hegranes imagined such a place and from this vision The Press Institute emerged. Now ethical, solutions-based reporting is being used as a tool for global transformation by empowering individuals, building stronger communities and raising global awareness The Press Institute LEADERSHIP Cristi Hegranes, Executive Director Jennifer Ruwart, Global Business Development Director BOARD Ryan Blitstein, Chief Strategy Officer, The SGE Fund Cristi Hegranes, Founder The Press Institute is an international nonprofit organization that brings responsible, investigative journalism to communities throughout the world. Jon Hegranes, Managing Director, Katabatic LLC The Press Institute trains journalists in the developing world, operates news Frances Johnson, Strategic desks in 22 countries and collaborates with organizations dedicated to Communications Analyst, human development and responsible journalism. Armed Forces Services Corporation The mission of The Press Institute is to increase access to Sibyl Masquelier, President, information to enable people everywhere to live freer, fuller lives Executive Resource Group, Inc. Amber Nelson, President, Lingo Who We Are Consulting, Inc. The Press Institute is run by Executive Director Cristi Hegranes, an award- ADVISORS winning journalist and nonprofit leader, and an eight member board of Melissa Beran Samuelson, directors. Our in-country news desks are staffed by local women and men Clinical Professor, Walker who have completed The Press Institute's Certified Reporter Training Center for Global program, ensuring they are responsible, solutions-based storytellers with Entrepreneurship, Thunderbird strong source access and unique story angles. School of Global Management John Boykin, Interaction What We Do Designer and Information Architect Since its founding in 2006, The Press Institute has trained or employed Natasha Deganello Giraudie, CEO, Micro-Documentaries more than 100 women to be responsible, ethical journalists. We target Gemma Dreher, Senior marginalized women, such as the untouchable caste in Nepal, indigenous Counsel, BAE Systems women in Mexico and former prostitutes and HIV+ women in Kenya. Harrison Goodall, Chief Operating Officer, One Global Journalism training provides these women, who often have difficulty finding Economy gainful employment, the opportunity to take on semi-public professions, Amy Lombardo, Founder, True establish themselves as literate leaders, challenge discrimination and earn Nature Wellness living wages. Gabrielle Rapport, DIrector of Corporate Responsibility, We are transforming the world using journalism as a Ontier Jeanne Marie Grumet, tool for development. Join us. President, Communications Catalyst

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