«Class of 2016

Kristen Muller

Kristen Muller ('16)

Senior managing editor, Southern California Public Radio, Los Angeles
kmuller2@stanford.edu, @KrisMul

During her fellowship, Kristen Muller has examined the opportunities and challenges facing journalism in the age of the mega-platforms. She has studied entrepreneurship, digital innovation and management strategy at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and is focused on creating new editorial products to connect audiences. She has also been looking at ways newsrooms can use breaking news stories to deliver new content that better serves their audiences.

Journalism Challenge

Napa Earthquake

A framework for newsrooms to interactively communicate with readers in a crisis

Preparing for the next big story: What newsrooms can do to prepare for a future crisis

Posts by Kristen

Thank you sign

An unexpected lesson: How I learned to receive praise

The more you resist a compliment, the less you believe in yourself. And if you can’t believe in yourself, what organization would put you in charge?

About Kristen

Kristen Muller is senior managing editor at KPCC, the NPR affiliate in Los Angeles. There she worked with an amazing, diverse team to develop editorial strategy for the multi-platform newsroom. Muller joined the station in 2010 to create a morning news magazine, The Madeleine Brand Show. Before that, she spent 13 years as a producer for CBS Network News. She helped produce dozens of stories for the CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes II, including the 2002 Olympics, the space shuttle Columbia explosion and California’s deadly wildfires. Her work has earned national recognition, including the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, an Emmy and Gerald Loeb Award finalist. Muller began her career in broadcast news as an intern at KPIX, the CBS affiliate in San Francisco. There she learned how to operate a teleprompter and found joy in endless beat checks.

Information on this page is from the fellowship year.