Jennifer Brandel - Journalism Courses by Knight Center

Jennifer Brandel

Jennifer Brandel (she/they) is Co-founder & CEO of Hearken, a company that helps organizations around the world develop and operationalize participatory processes. Brandel is an award-winning journalist, and founded and led the ground-breaking audience-first journalism series Curious City at WBEZ Chicago. She is also co-founder of Zebras Unite, a global movement and network of entrepreneurs, funders, investors and allies creating a more ethical, inclusive and collaborative ecosystem for mission-based  startups. Brandel received the Media Changemaker Prize by the Center for Collaborative Journalism, was named one of 30 World-Changing Women in Conscious Business, is a Columbia Sulzberger Fellow, an RSA Fellow, a member of the Guild of Future Architects and the National Civic Collaboratory.