Emma Carew Grovum is the founder of Kimbap Media, a Brooklyn-based consultancy solving problems at the intersection of journalism, technology, and audience. Emma coaches journalists on leadership, product thinking, and digital transformation.
Beyond running Kimbap Media, Emma holds several external roles, including programming director for the News Product Alliance and serving as lead partner at Media Bridge Partners, a collective of like-minded journalists working to bring newsrooms into an anti-racist future. She is a proud and active alumnus of the Chips Quinn Scholars and NextGenRadio programs.
Emma was a 2021 Reynolds Journalism Institute fellow studying best practices for developing and retaining leadership candidates of color for local newsrooms. She has previously held editorial, leadership, and product roles at The Daily Beast, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and The Star Tribune.
Emma is also an alumnus and past guest faculty of the Poynter Women’s Leadership Academy. She currently serves on the steering committee for the Gather engaged journalism community and the board of directors of PRISM, a women/BIPOC-centered news startup.