Two new columnists will be writing for Poynter.org starting this week. On Tuesdays, look for a column about journalism innovation written by Melody Kramer, a former digital strategist for National Public Radio. On Thursdays, Ed Sherman, a veteran reporter from Chicago, will write about sports journalism.
Kramer spent most of her career in public media, where she directed, produced, edited, and wrote for several shows such as “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me” and “Fresh Air” with Terry Gross. As a digital strategist at NPR, she launched and directed projects that helped NPR build audiences online and on-air. She is a 2014-2015 visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where she is working on new ways to think about public media membership. Kramer blogs at www.melodyjk.com, codes in Python, and tweets @mkramer. Read more