MACON - Digital media innovator Tim Regan-Porter, president and CEO of Decatur, Ga.-based Paste Media Group, has been named the first director of Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism. His appointment is effective March 1.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in December awarded $4.6 million in grants to launch a journalism collaborative involving Mercer’s Journalism and Media Studies Department, The Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB Media) in employing digital-age storytelling skills to inform and engage Central Georgia.
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit www.knightfoundation.org.