The Center for Innovation and Sustainability will grow a more equitable and sustainable future for local news, the journalists who make it and the communities that need it. Through the intersection of research, education and practice, we will redefine sustainability to mean more than revenue. We will cultivate, feed and support the human resources who will reinvent journalism.

The Center is funded by grants from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and UNC’s Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost.

Staff

Erica Perel, CISLM Director | [email protected]

Sarah Vassello, Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Interns

Interns Emeriti

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Maydha Devarajan '23

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Halsey Ziglar '23