Sharon Moshavi

Senior Vice President
International Center for Journalists

Sharon Moshavi is senior vice president, New Initiatives at ICFJ, overseeing new project development, innovation, and impact. She has led the design of projects ranging from newsroom transformation efforts in India, to investigative reporting projects in Latin America, to global efforts that spur innovations in fact-checking and health reporting. She directed the publication of ICFJ’s 2017 survey on the State of Technology in Global Newsrooms, and provides oversight of ICFJ’s International Journalists Network (IJNet), a multilingual news service for journalists

Before joining ICFJ, Moshavi worked as communications manager at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, helping to promote and launch the first News Challenge. Before that, she spent a decade reporting internationally. She was based in New Delhi, Jerusalem, and Tokyo, and reported from more than a dozen countries for The Boston Globe, Newsday, BusinessWeek, Forbes, The New Republic, and U.S. News & World Report.


Will foundations replace advertisers and sponsors?


The marriage between advertisers and content producers is getting strained now that brands are finding ways to promote their products and services through direct marketing and social networks – we, the media, are no longer a vehicle. At the opposite end, foundations and non-profits consider media to be indispensable for our democracies. They also want […]

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