Program Director Carmen Nobel joined Journalist’s Resource in 2018 after serving as senior editor of Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, where she forged content partnerships with Quartz, Forbes, HBR Ascend and the World Economic Forum. Her work also has appeared in the Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Inc., NPR Science Friday, PC Magazine, eWeek and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.
Among the main takeaways: Journalists would like academics to explain the practical relevance of their research – preferably in accessible language. And academics would like journalists to understand that context is important.
Alabama Media Group reporter Connor Sheets single-handedly revealed how a local sheriff had pocketed more than $2 million in municipal, state and federal funds meant to feed inmates in the county jail.