Founder & Executive Director

Rose Ciotta

As a veteran reporter and editor, Rose Ciotta wanted to do something to help save local news. An alumna of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University, she won the support of The Jim Bettinger News Innovation Fund to pilot Investigative Editing Corps in two local newsrooms. She’s a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative editor who co-edited an investigation of violence in the Philadelphia schools that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service for The Philadelphia Inquirer. She is the investigations and projects editor at EdSource, an education news web site based in Oakland, Ca.

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