Tasneem Raja is the Editor-in-Chief of The Oaklandside, a new nonprofit newsroom serving Oakland, California that amplifies community voices, shares information resources, and investigates systems, not just symptoms. She was a senior editor at NPR’s Code Switch, a reporting team that investigates issues of race and identity in America. She founded and led a data journalism team at Mother Jones that built the first-ever database of mass shootings in America. She co-founded The Tyler Loop, a nationally recognized nonprofit community journalism and storytelling platform in East Texas. She lives in Oakland with her husband, stepson, and two imperious terriers.
- How to Start a News Outlet During a Pandemic — ONA20, September 30, 2020
- Things I Wish I’d Known Before Launching My Media Startup — ONA19, September 11, 2019
- Tomorrowland: The Staff and Audience We Should Be Building Toward — ONA15, September 23, 2015