Hannah Wise

  • Audience Development Editor
  • McClatchy

Hannah Wise is the Central Region Audience Development Editor for McClatchy. Based in Kansas City, Mo., she leads the audience and service journalism teams working with The Kansas City Star, The Wichita Eagle, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She is most passionate about building communities in digital spaces and thinking about the future of sharing news. She has previously worked at The New York Times and The Dallas Morning News.

Hannah was a 2021-22 Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellow at the University of Missouri. She created Disability Matters, a toolkit to help newsrooms to better serve the disability community.

Hannah was named to Editor & Publisher’s 2019 “25 under 35” list of the next generation of leaders in newspapers. She is the stitching maven behind the viral Instagram account @sewmanycomments where she doesn't read the comments, but sews them.