The Marshall Mission, the Pulitzer-winning nonprofit media group protecting felony justice, is happy to announce the rent of its first-ever Chief Technique Officer.
Ebony Reed will oversee the launch and rollout of The Marshall Mission’s native newsroom technique, in addition to managing the communications, advertising and marketing and creating methods to develop the group’s attain. The Marshall Mission recently announced its first native information operation, in Cleveland, which can launch in 2022.
Reed joins The Marshall Mission from The Wall Road Journal, the place she oversaw viewers engagement as Chief of New Audiences and Group. She additionally reviewed the Journal’s protection to look at problems with race and different varieties of variety inside its tales, authored WSJ newsletters on race and ladies, and anchored a stay video sequence protecting such matters as policing, re-entry packages and race within the office.
“I’m thrilled to have discovered a Chief Technique Officer with the expertise and drive of Ebony Reed,” mentioned Carroll Bogert, president of The Marshall Mission. “Bringing deep information of native journalism, nationwide newsrooms, income progress, variety and inclusion and felony justice, Ebony is an thrilling and transformative rent for The Marshall Mission.”
Reed brings substantial expertise in native and regional journalism, having lined the general public faculty system for the Cleveland Plain Supplier, and edited and directed metro protection at The Detroit Information through the 2008 monetary disaster. She additionally served as The Related Press’ New England assistant bureau chief, overseeing the six-state area.
“The Marshall Mission’s journalism is crucial to American society because it exposes injustice, inequity and the necessity for reform within the felony justice system,” mentioned Reed. “I’m proud to hitch The Marshall Mission to steer technique, give attention to progress alternatives throughout the nation with new native operations, and goal new markets and extra audiences for my new colleagues’ award-winning work.”
Reed additionally brings enterprise facet expertise, having overseen business-to-business gross sales and new markets for The Related Press. She has been an affiliate professor on the Missouri College of Journalism, and director of innovation on the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. She acquired her undergraduate and grasp’s levels from the College of Missouri-Columbia.
Reed, based mostly in Kansas Metropolis, can also be writing a e-book, “The Black Greenback,” a historical past of race and cash in the USA with journalist Louise Story. She joins The Marshall Mission on January third. She will be discovered on Twitter at @EbonyReed.