Tracy Brown

  • Managing Editor
  • Chicago Public Media

This speaker was invited to present by a paid sponsor of the ONA19 conference.

Tracy Brown is Managing Editor at WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR station, where she leads the award-winning news operation of more than 40 editors, reporters and producers. A newsroom leader and journalist for more than 25 years, her career includes stints at award-winning newsrooms across the country. Prior to coming to WBEZ (the news station that launched This American Life; Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me…; and the groundbreaking podcast Serial), she was deputy managing editor at her “hometown” paper, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, where she oversaw the newspaper’s daily digital operation, features, education, food & dining, and the daily and Sunday print editions.