Journalism Instructor

I teach audio journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill, where my students produce a weekly radio news program that the Society of Professional Journalists named the nation's best in five of the past six years. Learn more about my teaching and listen to the students' stories.

Media analyst

I write about journalism ethics, new media, and the future of journalism. I examine how journalistic values are evolving in the era of new media, and I study the possible effects for journalists, media organizations, and news consumers. Read my columns at

Electronic journalist

For more than 20 years, I covered news for NPR. Now, I manage collaborations that bring together some of America's top news organizations to produce award-winning journalism. Hear my NPR stories or explore my latest collaboration.