Engagement and Inclusion Manager
Public Insight Network
Annie Anderson has the privilege of working with PIN partners around the country, providing training, coaching and support. In the last two years she has focused on diversifying and growing the Network. She specializes in community engagement opportunities and counseling.
While earning a master’s in public policy from the Humphrey School, she yearned for journalism by the people that could inform and respond to policy. Enter PIN: journalistic civic agency at its finest. She deeply believes that everyone is an expert and knows their own experience better than anyone else.
In the second quarter of 2012 both the number of newsrooms using PIN and the number of new sources grew -- by 15 and 14,440, respectively. PIN newsrooms published 257 queries and heard from 6,283 sources who have agreed to help inform the news.
The Public Insight Network has long powered Minnesota Public Radio’s popular arts segment, Art Hounds. Three hounds, found each week through PIN, each discuss an arts event that shouldn’t be missed. MPR debuted Art Hounds three years ago and now more than 800 hounds have recommended great Minnesota art events, installations and shows. Now, in a first,... Read more »
Women’s Media Center has some startling statistics about the crisis of representation in the media. In 2010, according to the Global Media Monitoring Project, only 24% of the people interviewed, heard, seen, or read about in mainstream broadcast and print news were female. Let’s digest that for a second…. we live in a nation that is 51% female,... Read more »