In her role as director of equity initiatives, Jennifer Choi will work collaboratively with departments across the Newmark J-School to promote equity and implement best practices related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
She served previously as managing director of the News Integrity Initiative, a project to strengthen trust between newsrooms and communities. Prior to that, she was director of diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Before she joined the Newmark J-School, Jennifer was vice president and chief content officer for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, a research organization for social justice philanthropy; managed the journalism portfolio of grants at the Robert R. McCormick Foundation in Chicago, and served as director of strategic initiatives at Chicago Public Media.
Jennifer Choi’s pronouns are she, her, hers.