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Talent Development

Building pathways into journalism and supporting innovative leaders from diverse backgrounds is the cornerstone of INN’s professional development work.

We offer resources for established and emerging leaders to be more effective, confident and creative. Our racial equity work centers on helping newsrooms take concrete steps to build knowledge and improve practice so they become more inclusive workplaces that better reflect and serve their communities.

Internships & Fellowships

Build the next generation of editorial, audience and fundraising talent

Emerging Leaders Council

Connect, retain and empower diverse leaders who will shape our field

INN Springboard

Increase the capacity of founders leading new nonprofit news outlets

Racial Equity and Inclusion in Nonprofit News

Learn how members are putting DEI into practice

Consultant Resources for Members

Recommended by INN or our members, these consultants and coaches have positive and productive results

Want to know more about leadership and equity in news?

Sara Shahriari, Director of Leadership & Talent Development

Sara Shahriari helps nonprofit newsrooms develop forward-thinking leaders who advance the field through thoughtful, informed and inclusive decision making and staff development.

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