Advisory Board

Co-Chairs

Cathy Trost, senior vice president and executive director, The Freedom Forum Institute

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, lecturer, Cathy Hughes School of Communications, Howard University

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

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

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

Sarah Glover, president, National Association of Black Journalists

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

Brent Jones, assistant managing editor, training and outreach, The Wall Street Journal

Sharon Masling, harassment prevention expert

Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, executive vice president, CBS News

Loren Mayor, president of operations, NPR

Julie Moos, managing director of news, The McClatchy Company

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

Raju Narisetti, professor of professional practice and director, Knight-Bagehot Business Fellowships Program, Columbia Journalism School

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

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

Traci Schweikert, vice president of human resources, 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”