Sharon Moshavi

president International Center for Journalists

Sharon Moshavi is the President of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping journalists be better journalists. ICFJ develops and runs programs for its 132,000+ global network of reporters, editors and newsrooms, supporting them to report on critical issues, keep up with technological transformation, and find successful business models. Through its work, ICFJ aims to help journalism connect more deeply with audiences, and increase the flow of reliable, trustworthy news - a cornerstone of healthy democracies.

Previously, Moshavi was senior vice president of new initiatives, leading ICFJ’s new project development, innovation and impact She designed programs that supported newsroom transformation, created investigative reporting networks, and mentored emerging media leaders, as well as spearheaded the creation of the organization’s research arm.

Prior to ICFJ, Moshavi worked as Communications Manager at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. For more than a decade before that, Moshavi was based in New Delhi, Jerusalem and Tokyo, reporting from countries across Asia and the Middle East for The Boston Globe, Newsday, BusinessWeek,  KQED, PRI,  and The New Republic, among others.

Moshavi is a member of the board of directors of the News Product Alliance, and the board of advisors for the Howard Center for Investigative Reporting at the University of Maryland.

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