Caroline Bauman helps lead engaged journalism at Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization dedicated to covering education and equity. She works with Chalkbeat’s eight local bureaus to bring vital journalism to readers, crowdsource journalism projects, engage via community events and social media, and also leads Chalkbeat source diversity efforts. Prior to her role as community engagement manager at Chalkbeat, she served as Chalkbeat Tennessee’s community editor and reported on the state-run Achievement School District.
Bauman has a master’s degree from the University of Missouri as a Thurgood Marshall Fellow, and you can find her bylines in the Kansas City Star and Financial Times. She was named an Online News Writers Association 2021 MJ Bear fellow.