Marlee Baldridge

Marlee Baldridge is a graduate student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism studying newsroom diversity and media business models. There, she also received her undergraduate degrees in Entrepreneurial Journalism and English. She has produced for radio, TV, print and online publications as both a journalism researcher and science reporter. She has produced and written for NASA, Nieman Lab, Harvest Public Media, and the Reynolds Journalism Institute. During the school year, she blogs about corn for the National Science Foundation. It’s more exciting than you might think.

How newsroom leaders can retain diverse voices: Get email tips from API’s summer fellow Marlee Baldridge

My interest in newsroom diversity began as a selfish one. I grew up in a very small, rural town of less than 300 people with a very cynical view of local media. When reporters from the two city papers in Columbia, Mo., would venture out from city limits to cover us, they always seemed to […]