- About CIR
Meghann Farnsworth is the director, distribution and engagement at The Center for Investigative Reporting. She manages a team dedicated to distribution, communications, online and on-the-ground engagement, outreach and marketing for CIR content. She is responsible for increasing visibility, discussion and engagement for CIR. She works with CIR's senior leadership to develop and maintain media partnerships and collaborations. Previously, Meghann was the senior digital media manager at Home Front Communications in Washington, D.C., where she worked in digital media management, interactive development and outreach for nonprofit and government clients. She also served as the associate editor of Forums at PBS' NewsHour where she created interactive online forums that helped grow and engage the NewsHour's online audience. She has presented at a number of conferences including SXSW, the Online News Association, Logan Symposium, Knight Digital Media Center, LearningLab 2013, JEA/NSPA and others. She earned her master's degree in journalism from UC Berkeley in 2007.