June 17 meeting at American University in Washington, D.C. attracts leaders from more than than a dozen associations and journalism schools

Speaker at podium with large projection image on screen to his right.

Kevin Merida, Editor-in-Chief of The Undefeated, ESPN’s new website on sports, race and culture, speaks to attendees at a June 17 caucus sponsored
by Unity: Journalists for Diversity. (Photo courtesy of Doris Truong)

Leaders of the American Society of News Editors reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to diversifying the top ranks of U.S. newsrooms at a June caucus meeting sponsored by Unity: Journalists for Diversity.

The meeting, held on the campus of American University in Washington, D.C., was facilitated by Jill Geisler, the Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Ethics at Loyola University Chicago. Geisler is also a member of the ASNE Leadership Development Committee.

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