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Sandy Close

Director, New America Media

Sandy Close is the director of New America. She has served as executive director of Pacific News Service since 1974 where she founded YO! Youth Outlook, a monthly magazine of youth writing and art in 1991; and co-founded in The Beat Within, a weekly writing journal by incarcerated youth in 1996. Close was formerly China editor of The Far Eastern Economic Review (Hong Kong), and founder of the Oakland-based Flatlands newspaper. Among her many awards and recognitions, in 1995, Sandy received a MacArthur Foundation "Genius Award" Fellowship; and in 1997, she co-produced the Academy Award-winning short documentary, "Breathing Lessons." Close is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.


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Dinner Introductions and Orientation
June 05, 2009, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
PowerPoint: Ethnic Media Online Leadership
SEMINAR: Transforming Ethnic News Organizations for the Digital Now

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