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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
I help organizations better listen to the communities they serve to drive their growth @wearehearken and @jtmstream. Sociology gal. Amateur bandurist.
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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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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 manager 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 with Hearken. Member-owner at Queen City Cooperative. Building networks and resilient communities through storytelling.
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 manager 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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Morten Ro
Engagement consultant @Hearken. Fmr. news editor @TV 2 News DK. Finding ways to keep trust, engagement, transparency in public dialogue. Lives in Cph/DK.
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John Ketchum
Engagement Editor @publici. Before: @nprnews. Past: Helped launch Wealth and Poverty Desk @Marketplace.Titan. On my laptop or at Chipotle. Or doing both.
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Solutions Journalism
Our mission is to spread the practice of solutions journalism: rigorous reporting about how people are responding to social problems.
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Kate Richey
Sometimes vegetarian trying to listen more in a world that is talking over itself.
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Christiana Lilly
Christiana is the Election SOS fellowship coordinator at Hearken and a freelance journalist in South Florida