Timothy Karr

Senior Director of Strategy

Timothy builds on Free Press’ grassroots and policy work to promote universal access to open networks and protect free speech everywhere. Before joining Free Press, Tim served as executive director of MediaChannel.org and as vice president of Globalvision New Media. He has also worked extensively as an editor, reporter and photojournalist for the Associated Press, Time, Inc., the New York Times and Australia Consolidated Press. Tim critiques, analyzes and reports on media and media policy for the Huffington Post and on his personal blog, MediaCitizen. When not wrangling with media, Tim is busy chauffeuring his two daughters to soccer matches across northern New Jersey. Follow him on Twitter @TimKarr.


Recent Press Statements

In the News

  • Net Neutrality Advocates Brace for Fight With Trump

    December 2, 2016

    "The Trump administration is just the latest and perhaps most significant threat to come our way since the 2015 win," says Timothy Karr, senior director of strategy at Free Press, one of the groups behind the fight for Net Neutrality. "We're ready and united."

  • Our Last, Best Chance to Reinvent Local News

    November 30, 2016

    Right now we have a tremendous opportunity to ensure that both existing local newsrooms and startups have the money they need to do the reporting that supports civic life.

  • FCC Floats Replacement Candidates for Tom Wheeler

    New York Post
    November 29, 2016

    Beltway buzz is now centered on who will replace FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the former cable lobbyist who has been in the job for three years.

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