from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/adriana-amaral/
Adriana Amaral is a professor at the School of Creative Industries at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS) in Brazil. She is an expert on pop culture and fan studies in the context of digital culture and media.
Saif Shahin is assistant professor of digital culture at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. He is an expert in critical data studies and digital culture.
Christina Ferraz is the founder of Thirty6five, a public relations agency that does media relations, social media marketing and image management for nonprofits and public figures. They are an expert in marketing strategies that reach communities of color, common failures of companies in efforts to be inclusive, and LGBTQIA+ inclusion in public relations.
Elizabeth OuYang is a civil rights attorney and advocate. She is a professor at Columbia University and her areas of expertise include voting, immigration, media accountability, and combating hate crimes and police brutality.
Christina Smith is an assistant professor of mass communication at Georgia College and State University, where she teaches journalism and advises the student-run newspaper. Before getting her Ph.D.
Charlton McIlwain is vice provost for faculty engagement and development and a professor of media, culture and communication at New York University.
Vamsee Juluri is a professor of media studies and Asian studies at the University of San Francisco.
Dr. Seema Yasmin is director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, a clinical assistant professor in Stanford University’s department of medicine, and visiting professor at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, where she teaches crisis management and communications.
LeiLani Nishime is a professor of communication at the University of Washington.
Farai Chideya is an award-winning author and journalist with more than 20 years of experience combining media, technology and diversity.
Oliver Wang is a music writer and cultural critic whose work has been published in almost every major hip-hop magazine: The Source, XXL, Vibe, Scratch and others.
Erica Williams Simon is the CEO of Sage House, a content, experience and consulting company.
University of Arizona professor of practice Maggy Zanger focuses on Middle East journalism and is an affiliated faculty member of the UA Center for Middle Eastern Studies. She was the Iraq country director of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Iraq for nearly two years.
Laura Martinez, a Mexico City native, is a journalist and editor specializing in Spanish-language marketing, media and advertising.
Galina Espinoza is the president and editor in chief of Rewire.News, where she leads a team of editors and journalists reporting on reproductive and sexual health, rights and justice.
Rey Junco is the senior director of innovation at Healogix, a consulting agency that works with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to market their products.
Malik Washington is the director of Penn Violence Prevention at the University of Pennsylvania.
Laura Donnelly, founder and CEO of Latinitas, a digital magazine empowering Latina youth through media and technology, told KUT she wants to teach young Latinas to replace negative media representations of Hispanic women