Anita Li

founder The Other Wave

Anita Li is a longtime journalist, news entrepreneur, media consultant and educator. Currently, she is the founder and CEO of The Green Line, a local Toronto-based news outlet. Anita has over a decade of full-time experience as a multi-platform journalist at outlets across North America. She is also a journalism instructor at Ryerson (X) University and Centennial College in Toronto, as well as at the City University of New York's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. Her areas of expertise include community-driven journalism, audience engagement, journalism entrepreneurship, media business models, newsroom diversity and media ethics. Anita co-founded Canadian Journalists of Colour in 2018, and has been a member of the Online News Association board of directors since 2020. To keep up with Anita, subscribe to The Other Wave, her innovation newsletter about challenging the status quo in Canadian journalism.

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