Tracie Powell

senior fellow Democracy Fund

Tracie Powell is a senior fellow for Democracy Fund, a bipartisan foundation established by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar to help ensure that the American people come first in our democracy. It was created out of a deep respect for the U.S. Constitution and our nation's core democratic values. Tracie is also founder of AllDigitocracy which focuses on media and its impact on diverse communities.

She earned a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and clerked for the U.S. Department of Justice. Having developed some expertise in media policy and regulatory issues that she thought journalists should be aware of, Tracie began writing for the Poynter Institute and the Columbia Journalism Review before being named a John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University in 2016. Her early career involved reporting and editing jobs at The Augusta Chronicle, The Austin American-Statesman and, People and Newsweek magazines.

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