Cristi Hegranes is the CEO of Global Press and the Publisher of Global Press Journal. Cristi founded Global Press in 2006 to create a new form of ethical, accurate global news. Cristi now leads the business side of the organization, which is committed to keeping editorial processes 100 percent independent. Cristi is an expert in local journalist security. She created the industry-leading Global Press Duty of Care program to provide for the physical, emotional, digital and legal security of its journalists. She is also the lead author of the Global Press Style Guide, which exists to promote greater precision and dignity in international journalism. Cristi is the recipient of the Society of Professional Journalists Journalism Innovation Prize, the Jefferson Award for Public Service, the Ida B. Wells Award for Bravery in Journalism and numerous other journalism and social entrepreneurship accolades. Cristi lives in Washington D.C. with her son Henry and their mischievous English Bulldog, Louise.