Equity in Publishing: Black Publishers Session

  • Thursday, Sep 22 – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Location: Beverly
  • #ONA22

This session is brought to you by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

In this session, we will discuss the unique challenges that Black publishers face and identify ways to address them. Publishers from a wide array of outlets will share their experiences and discuss paths to a more equitable industry. We will identify resources and funding that exist specifically for Black publishers, and provide insights on how to secure them.


Sara Lomax-Reese
President/CEO / Co-Founder & President, WURD Radio / URL Media

Garry Pierre-Pierre
Publisher & Founder, The Haitian Times

Andrew Ramsammy
Chief Content & Collaboration Officer / Lead / Co-Lead, Local Media Association / Word In Black / Knight x LMA BloomLab

Janis Ware
Publisher, The Atlanta Voice


Martin Reynolds

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