Chief Investment Officer, American Journalism Project
As Chief Investment Officer, Michael oversees the programmatic work of the American Journalism Project, including our local philanthropy partnerships, startups, and growth investments.
Michael previously led the domestic direct-to-consumer businesses at VICE Media and spearheaded efforts to diversify revenue streams and content formats by launching VICE’s first subscription product in the United States. and managing its experiential business. Prior to that role, he led strategy and operations for VICE’s digital division, driving efforts to grow audiences and profitability among their collection of digital brands.
Michael is based in New York.
Michael serves on the board of the Ohio Local News Initiative, The Beacon, Columbia Daily Spectator and as a Success Partner to Connecticut Mirror and WyoFile.
President, Women's Fund of Central Ind.
Vice President of Community Health Operations at Indiana University Health
Senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation
Former Editor, Indianapolis Recorder
Public Engagement Editor, Indianapolis Star
Former Editor, Evansville Courier & Press
Former executive, Gannett & USA TODAY Network
Vice President, Strategy & Startups, American Journalism Project
Former State Representative & President of the Indianapolis Recorder
Former Publisher, Indianapolis Star
Board chair, Free Press Indiana
Veteran Indiana journalist and Strategy Director, Lumina Foundation
Chief Executive Officer, Penske Entertainment Corp
Partner-in-Charge of Client Relations, Ice Miller LLP
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