Mike Rispoli

Journalism Campaign Director/News Voices: New Jersey Director

Mike directs Free Press’ campaigns to increase community engagement with newsrooms and find new ways to create and support local journalism. He oversees the organization’s News Voices: New Jersey project and also teaches journalism as a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University. Before joining Free Press, Mike worked for the human rights organizations Privacy International and Access. Mike also served as the technical editor on the 2015 book You: For Sale, a look at protecting user data and privacy online. In a past life, Mike was a journalist for the Newark Star-Ledger and Gannett Newspapers. Mike received his master's degree in media studies and media management at the New School in New York City and his bachelor's degree in journalism at Marist College. Follow him on Twitter @rispolimike.

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