Dan Sinker

Director, Knight-Mozilla OpenNews • Knight-Mozilla OpenNews • Chicago, IL
Last edited July 19, 2019

Dan Sinker heads up the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project for Mozilla. From 2008-2011 he taught in the journalism department at Columbia College Chicago where he focused on entrepreneurial journalism and the mobile web. He is the author of the popular @MayorEmanuel twitter account and was the founding editor of the influential underground culture magazine Punk Planet until its closure in 2007. He builds robots in the basement of his home in Chicago.