digital media producer, WBHM, Birmingham, Alabama
Question: How might we better understand the potential impact of regional coverage on national dialogue?
André Natta is a journalist and columnist based in Birmingham. He contributes to a regular column about diversity in journalism for The Poynter Institute and reports and manages digital strategy for Birmingham’s NPR affiliate, WBHM-FM. He also serves as the digital media specialist for the Southern Education Desk, a multistate, Corporation for Public Broadcasting-funded local journalism collaborative. Natta serves as an organizer for #wjchat, a 6-year-old weekly online chat about digital journalism and started an online publication about Birmingham and its progress, The Terminal, in 2007. The Bronx, New York, native attended the Savannah College of Art and Design, studying architectural history and architecture and has previously worked in both hospitality and economic development.