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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

Add to your staff while helping students enter the field

Emerging Leaders Council

Identify, connect, retain and build up diverse leaders to grow the field

INN Springboard

An initiative to increases the capacity of new and emerging nonprofit news leaders

Racial Equity and Inclusion in Nonprofit News

Learn how members are putting DEI into practice

Want to know more about leadership and equity in news?

Sara Shahriari, Director of Leadership & Talent Development

Sara Shahriari helps nonprofit newsrooms develop effective and forward-thinking leaders who advance the industry in both journalism and financial sustainability.

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