Jason Alcorn is a strategic consultant who works with nonprofit news organizations and philanthropic foundations. He is the project manager for NewsMatch, an annual matching gifts and capacity building program that in 2017 raised $4.8 million for nonprofit news organizations in partnership with Democracy Fund, Knight Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation, and facilitates the Institute for Nonprofit News Emerging Leaders Council. Jason is also an award-winning journalist. He served as associate director of Seattle-based nonprofit news organization InvestigateWest from 2011 to 2016. He is currently an advisor to Migratory Notes and the Listening Post Collective and serves on the program committee for the 2018 Online News Association conference. Jason has a M.S. in Journalism and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University, with a focus on media and public policy.


I am available for contract and full-time consulting work, as well as writing and speaking opportunities on nonprofit journalism, leadership in the news business and media impact. I also like to daydream about these things over a good stout and a soccer game. Talk to me at