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We Are Hearken
The Hearken team's thoughts on journalism, engagement, and tech. Hearken means: to listen. We believe that listening to your audience first, not last, makes for better everything. We're here to help: http://www.wearehearken.com/
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The Hearken team's thoughts on journalism, engagement, and tech. Hearken means: to listen. We believe that listening to your audience first, not last, makes for better everything. We're here to help: http://www.wearehearken.com/

Editors
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Jennifer Brandel
Accidental journalist turned CEO of a tech-enabled company called Hearken. Founder of @WBEZCuriousCity Find me: @JenniferBrandel @wearehearken wearehearken.com
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Summer Fields
Empowering news orgs to listen to their audiences @wearehearken. Grad of @uchicagocollege sociology. Talk to me about “diversity” in media. Audio producer!
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coreyhaines
if I said I wasn't classy, you'd know I was a liar. Author of Understanding the 4 Rules of Simple Design https://t.co/0Xwm3mpgL9
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Hearken
News organizations use Hearken to meaningfully engage the public as a story develops from pitch through publication. Founders: @JenniferBrandel @coreyhaines
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Julia Haslanger
Journalism nerd exploring audience engagement, analytics and newsrooms. My path so far: WI ▹ Mizzou ▹ CO ▹ DC ▹ NYC ▹ Chicago. Engagement consultant at Hearken.
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Stephanie L. Snyder
✨ Engagement Consultant at Hearken ✨ | Former journalist with a focus on community engagement and audience development for local startup news organizations.
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Bridget Thoreson
Storyteller and audience advocate. Engagement strategist at Hearken, helping newsrooms pursue public-powered journalism.
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Meredith Turk
Engagement Consultant at Hearken
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Meredith Turk
Engagement Strategist and Industry Partnerships Lead with Hearken. Novice farmer and lover of the outdoors. Based in Denver, Colorado.
Writers
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Ethan Magoc
News editor for WUFT News in Gainesville, Fla. | emagoc@gmail.com
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Bridget Thoreson
Storyteller and audience advocate. Engagement strategist at Hearken, helping newsrooms pursue public-powered journalism.
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Alison Jones
Software Developer at Hearken, building tools to help newsrooms pursue public-powered journalism.
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Ariel Zirulnick
Leading the Membership in News Fund at Membership Puzzle Project. Before: director of The New Tropic, published by @wherebyus; Freelance journo in Kenya.
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