Jenny Choi is the director of diversity and inclusion initiatives at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. She previously served as associate director for the News Integrity Initiative before being appointed to the newly created role at the school. Choi has extensive experience at the intersection of local news, community engagement and philanthropy. Most recently she was vice president and chief content officer for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and before that directed a $4 million portfolio specializing in journalism for a higher quality of civic engagement at the Robert R. McCormick Foundation in Chicago which included seed funding for projects such as City Bureau, the Chicago Data Collaborative and the Stanford History Education Group’s assessments on online information literacy. There, she co-founded and chaired a racial equity committee to apply a diversity equity inclusion lens on grantmaking foundation-wide.
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