Informed & Engaged

Informed & Engaged is a weekly Knight Foundation show that unpacks the ideas and solutions impacting the changing media landscape. 

Hosted by the Knight Journalism team.


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Previous episodes

Ep. 7: The weight of inequity in newsrooms

This episode of Informed & Engaged features a conversation with Michelle Ye He Lee, President of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), and the co-founder of the Journalists of Color Slack channel, Aaron Williams and what BIPOC colleagues are saying about the unprecedented moment […]

Ep. 7: The weight of inequity in newsrooms

Ep. 6: Racism’s reach in communities

On Episode 6 of Informed & Engaged, a weekly Knight Journalism show, leaders of two of the largest organizations for journalists of color will join us to discuss the heightened race awareness we’re seeing amid COVID-19 and our country’s current moment of racial reckoning. We’ll hear from Hugo Balta, President […]

Ep. 6: Racism’s reach in communities

Ep 5: Collaborative journalism that Serves

On Episode 5 of Informed & Engaged, we’re diving into the types of collaboration — from sourcing to storytelling — that are driving impact in Philadelphia. We’ll hear from Roxann Stafford, managing director of the Knight-Lenfest Local News Transformation Fund, who […]

Ep 5: Collaborative journalism that Serves

Ep. 4: A changing media landscape

On Episode 4 of Informed & Engaged, we’ll have a conversation with three industry innovators about the transition and motivation in making a move to leadership roles at nonprofit news organizations from commercial organizations. […]

Ep. 4: A changing media landscape

Ep. 3: Racism in immigrant communities

The rising Black Lives Matter movement is inspiring important conversations around racism in immigrant communities — and shaping how journalists report on race issues, police brutality and other important topics. On Episode 3 of Informed & Engaged, four journalists, Tanzina Vega, Karen Attiah, Karen Attiah and Fabiola Santiago […]

Ep. 3: Racism in immigrant communities

Ep. 2: Shifting Tech Trends in the Age of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic and rising Black Lives Matter protest movement have both increased opportunities for news organizations to embrace emerging technologies. Join us in a conversation with Amy Webb, one of America’s leading futurists, and Sam Guzik, product director at Hearst Newspapers, […]

Ep. 2: Shifting Tech Trends in the Age of COVID-19

Ep. 1: A moment of reckoning

A Moment of Reckoning: How Journalism Can Begin to Dismantle Its Systems of Racism (Monday, June 15, 2020) The inaugural episode of Informed & Engaged, a new weekly Knight show on the ideas and solutions impacting the media landscape, kicked off with a conversation that meets the moment but remains long overdue. […]

Ep. 1: A moment of reckoning