PRNDI '16: Diversity in the Newsroom

Public radio is often criticized for its lack of diversity. As we continue to reach the goal of “sounding like America”, what are newsrooms doing or need to do to attract and hire more journalists of color.

  1. Moderated by Andrew Ramsammy, Director, Content Projects & Initiatives at PRI Public Radio International.
  2. Our panelists included Kris-Vera Philips, Senior Producer at KPBS San Diego; Karen Henderson, Morning Edition Host at WRKF in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Mark Simpson, Managing Editor at Ideastream Ohio; Tim Eby, General Manager at St. Louis Public Radio; Doug Mitchell, Founder and Project Director for NPR’s Next Generation Radio.
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