Missing Them: Serving the Community Through Participatory Journalism

  • Saturday, Sep 24 – 4 PM – 5 PM PT (23 – 00 UTC)
  • Location: San Gabriel A-C
  • Not available virtually
  • #ONA22
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This highly-engaging case study will take attendees on a deep dive into MISSING THEM, a collaborative COVID-19 memorial and journalism project by the non-profit newsroom THE CITY and several New York journalism schools, as it moves into its next phase of hyper-local story sourcing. Join to learn how participatory storytelling grounded in equity and representation can lead newsroom engagement efforts.

This session is designed for:

  • Engagement professionals interested in developing hyper-local storytelling
  • Newsroom leaders who value and elevate equity and representation
  • Anyone who would like to learn more about strong collaborative journalism


Anjali Tsui
Project Editor, Missing Them, THE CITY

Terry Parris Jr.
Public Square Editor, Headway, New York Times