Skip to content

Tiffany Walden

Tiffany Walden
JSK Journalism Fellow
Chicago, Illinois
tnwalden@stanford.edu

Tiffany Walden is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of The TRiiBE, a digital media platform that is reshaping the narrative of Black Chicago and giving ownership back to the people. Through her work, she demonstrates a fierce advocacy for systemic change, giving agency to under-represented voices in Black communities. Walden helped lead The TRiiBE to three 2021 Peter Lisagor Award wins for Best Neighborhood/Community News Website, Best Sports Story and Best Print Design. Walden is a 2023 Studs Terkel Community Media Award-winning journalist with bylines in local and national publications such as the Chicago Reader, BBC Travel, Complex Magazine and VICE. In 2021, Chicago Magazine named her a change maker in The New Power 30 issue. In 2020, she earned a Leaders for a New Chicago Award. Prior to launching The TRiiBE in 2017, Walden worked as a Breaking News Reporter at the Orlando Sentinel.