Amy Mitchell

Deputy Director, Project on Excellence in Journalism
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Amy Mitchell is deputy director for the Project for Excellence in Journalism. Her primary focus is designing, managing and writing the Project’s in-depth research reports. This includes the “Annual Report on the State of the News Media” and other more specific studies such as coverage of various election cycles. As deputy director, she also works with the director on all aspects of PEJ management. Mitchell has been with the Project since its inception in 1997. Prior to this occupation, she was a congressional research associate at the American Enterprise Institute where she researched public policy and the relationship of the press, the public and government. She has authored and co-authored several works including, “Thinking Clearly: Case Studies in Journalistic Decision Making,” a case study curriculum for journalism teaching. Mitchell is a graduate of Georgetown University. Originally from the mid-West, Ms. Mitchell now lives in Silver Spring, MD with her husband and three children.

KDMC Sessions

Laying the Foundation
July 15, 2008, 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
SEMINAR: Transforming News Organizations for the Digital Now

What is the state of online journalism and your place in it?
September 30, 2007, 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Windows Media Video: Video: What is the state of online journalism and your place in it? (231 MB)
PowerPoint: Amy Mitchell’s presentation
SEMINAR: Journalism in a 24/7 World: Decision-making for the Online Editor


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