Speaker profile

Andre Natta

Andre Natta is a 2018 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford studying the question, "How might regional coverage better provide citizens with tools help themselves?”

He is a journalist and columnist based in Birmingham. He has contributed to a regular column about diversity in journalism for The Poynter Institute and reported and managed digital strategy for Birmingham’s NPR member station, WBHM. He previously served as the digital media specialist for the Southern Education Desk, a multistate, Corporation for Public Broadcasting-funded local journalism collaborative. Natta served as an organizer for #wjchat, a 7-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.