The Middle for Public Integrity has appointed veteran journalist Paul Cheung as chief government officer.
Cheung joins from the John S. and James L. Knight Basis, the place he was director of journalism and know-how innovation. Earlier than that, he was director of visible journalism at NBC Information.
He has additionally held numerous stints at The Related Press, Wall Road Journal and Miami Herald.
Jim Kiernan, chair of the board of Public Integrity, stated:
“After an intensive nationwide search to pick out our new CEO, I’m delighted to substantiate that the Search Committee and the Board of Public Integrity unanimously selected Paul to steer us ahead in our new deal with inequality within the quickly evolving investigative journalism world. Paul has the deep background in journalism and the expertise and imaginative and prescient to steer Public Integrity within the coming years.”
He presently serves on the board of the Information Leaders Affiliation.
Cheung holds a bachelor’s diploma in journalism from New York College and has taught at Columbia College, the place he was additionally a Punch Sulzberger media government management fellow.