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Keith Woods

National Public Radio
Vice President of Newsroom Training and Diversity
Washington, DC
In leading NPR's vision and strategy for diversity, Woods focuses on helping NPR and member stations strengthen the breadth and depth of diversity in content, staff, audience and the work environment. Woods joined NPR in February 2010, after 15 years at the Poynter Institute as director of diversity and dean of faculty. He has taught writing and reporting on race relations, ethics and diversity. He regularly writes and speaks on race and media, and co-authored The Authentic Voice: The Best Reporting on Race and Ethnicity. Woods has consulted with leading U.S. news organizations, worked with faculty at journalism schools across the country, and chaired two Pulitzer Prize juries. Previously, Woods spent 16 years at The Times-Picayune as a sportswriter, news reporter, city editor, editorial writer, and columnist.

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Friday, July 28

9:00am EDT