•    Pitching social impact at Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch 2015
  •    Speaking on “Creative Marketing” at the 2015 Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference
  •    2015 honors from the Northwest Excellence in Journalism Awards and the Washington Press Association
  •    Lessons from nonprofit media in USC’s Impact Assessment & Metrics Guide
  •    Crowdfunded capitol reporting becomes the Statehouse News Project
  •    Expanding nonprofit investigative journalism in Oregon
  •    Developing a a new radio series with public media for the Knight INNovation Fund
  •    Speaking on “Measuring Impact” at the 2014 Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference
  •    2014 finalist for an Investigative Reporters and Editors Award
  •    “Can Investigative Journalism Pay?” a Columbia University case study on nonprofit business models
  •     Researching donor decision making for the Media Map Project


Jason is a journalist and media strategist working to build an informed and powerful citizenry through journalism and civic engagement. He is currently associate director of InvestigateWest, working on collaborations with public media, impact evaluation models, and strategies to scale organizational capacity in the nonprofit news sector. Prior to joining InvestigateWest, Jason led online strategy and technology projects for a wide variety of nonprofit and public affairs clients in Boston and New York, including fundraising campaigns, audience development, and brand identity. He is a member of the Right-to-Know Committee of the Association of Health Care Journalists. Jason has a M.S. in Journalism and a Master’s of International Affairs from Columbia University, with a focus on media and public policy.


I like speaking and writing, consulting projects, and daydreaming about media and civic impact over a good stout. Talk to me at