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Elizabeth Jensen

Ombudsman/Public Editor
Elizabeth Jensen was appointed to a three-year term as NPR's Ombudsman/Public Editor in January 2015. In this role, she serves as the public's representative to NPR, responsible for bringing transparency to matters of journalism and journalism ethics. The Ombudsman/Public Editor receives tens of thousands of listener inquiries annually and responds to significant queries, comments and criticisms. Jensen has spent decades covering the media industry as a contributor to The New York Times, Columbia Journalism Review, The Wall Street Journal and many others.