Advisory Board


Cathy Trost, chief engagement officer and senior vice president, Freedom Forum

Jill Geisler, Freedom Forum Institute Fellow in Women’s Leadership; Loyola University Chicago’s Bill Plante Chair of Leadership and Media Integrity

Advisory Board

Lynne Adrine, director, D.C. graduate program, broadcast and digital journalism, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

Julie Burton, president, Women’s Media Center

Shirley Carswell, executive director, Dow Jones News Fund

Jen Christensen, vice president, NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists

Amy Eisman, director of journalism division, School of Communication, American University

Jane Elizabeth, former managing editor, The Raleigh News & Observer and the Durham Herald-Sun

Robert Garcia, executive producer, Newscast, NPR

Sarah Glover, past president, National Association of Black Journalists

Tracy Grant, managing editor for staff development and standards, The Washington Post

Brent Jones, editor of training, culture and outreach, The Wall Street Journal

Sharon Masling, partner and director of workplace culture consulting, Morgan Lewis

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, executive vice president of strategic professional development, CBS News

Loren Mayor, chief operating officer, World Wildlife Fund

Julie Moos, executive director, National Press Club Journalism Institute

Elisa Lees Muñoz, executive director, International Women’s Media Foundation

Raju Narisetti, publisher, McKinsey Global Publishing

Maya Raghu, director of workplace equality and senior counsel, National Women’s Law Center

Sue Ramsett, vice president and general manager, KWQC-TV

Gloria Riviera, correspondent, ABC News and co-founder, Press Forward

Traci Schweikert, chief talent officer, Politico

Rachel Smolkin, vice president and executive editor, CNN Politics

Mizell Stewart III, senior director, talent, partnerships and news strategy, Gannett and the USA TODAY Network

Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor, “PBS NewsHour”