Jan Schaffer, Director, Pew Center for Civic Journalism
About rebuilding our credibility.
Jack Nelson, Former Washington Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times
About spotlighting critical issues.
Bill Marimow, Managing Editor, The Sun, Baltimore
About avoiding the extremes.
N. Christian Anderson III, Publisher and CEO, The Orange County Register
About making ordinary concerns compelling.
Rosemary Goudreau, Managing Editor, Cincinnati Enquirer
About re-invigorating coverage.
Gary Walker, Vice President, News & Public Affairs, WXXI-TV, Rochester, NY
About expanding our vision.
Raul Ramirez, News Director, KQED-FM, San Francisco
About creating compelling TV news.
Ramon Escobar, Executive Producer, MSNBC
About bringing in all the players.
Michele McLellan, Public Editor, The Oregonian, Portland
About connecting with the reader.
Mike Fancher, VP and Executive Editor, The Seattle Times
About delving deeper into the community.
Dave Zeeck, Executive Editor, News Tribune, Tacoma, WA
About looking through different lenses.
Rick Scheuerman, Editor, Tampa Bay Online
About stories that set you apart.
Deb Halpern, Assistant News Director, WFLA-TV, Tampa, FL
About listening through new technology.
Bill Hanley, Executive VP, Content, KTCA, Minnesota Public Television
About getting people involved.
Jerry Ceppos, Knight Ridder Vice President for News
Former Executive Editor, The Mercury News, San Jose, CA.
About really listening in the community.
Lucy Himstedt, VP and General Manager, WFIE-TV, NBC-14, Evansville, IN
About being part of the community.
Jan Leach, Vice President and Editor, Akron Beacon Journal
About helping people take action.
Sue Deans, Assistant Managing Editor/Sunday, Denver Rocky Mountain News
About meeting the needs of citizens.
Joan Cartan-Hansen, Reporter, Producer, Idaho Public Television
About paying attention.
John McCaa, Anchor, Host of "Metro", WFAA-TV, Dallas
About setting priorities.
Rod Gramer, News Director, KGW-TV, Portland, Oregon