Brent Jones, senior vice president of training, culture and local community at The Wall Road Journal, sent out the pursuing on Monday:
I’m delighted to share that Robin Turner joins my crew on Thursday as VP of Teaching, Lifestyle & Group. Robin’s management efforts will concentration on Dow Jones newsrooms, as nicely as performing with leaders and others throughout organization verticals to push DE&I approach into all facets of our world-wide small business.
In this freshly produced function on the Individuals staff, Robin and the workforce we will establish in the coming months will lover with colleagues to assistance our large specifications, which include range in protection, and aid to establish custom made coaching, growth and outreach strategies to enrich our society of inclusion. She is a properly-revered, expert information media leader with a passion for improving lifestyle. She also is recognized in the marketplace for her eager ability to establish and acquire expertise — and is a former personnel of The Wall Road Journal and Dow Jones.
Robin’s occupation includes serving as a director of editorial variety initiatives, copy desk main, wire editor, publication editor, designer and copy editor at U.S. and intercontinental publications, including Politico, United states of america Now, the Journal and Ottaway Newspapers. In her most recent position at Politico, Robin intended and directed The Politico Fellows program and was a founding member of the organization’s signature journalism schooling institute, creating a bicoastal presence in its ninth 12 months. She also has made retention products for the newsroom and has labored to boost diversity on teams and in news protection managed exterior and inside partnerships, as nicely as associations with historically black colleges and universities.
She’s an sector diplomat, too, who has convened and collaborated with DE&I practitioners and newsroom leaders about hard problems and countrywide situations affecting society and the place of work. Additionally, Robin has guided emerging journalists as perfectly as made robust relationships and DE&I education and outreach for campus configurations, these as American College, Georgetown College, Hampton College, Harvard College, Howard University, Morgan State College, Temple College and the University of North Texas.
Reflecting a sturdy international check out and her multicultural history, Robin has experienced and led programs to greatly enhance education and learning, literacy and improvement of wellness outcomes in Jamaica, Nicaragua, Uganda and Kenya. She retains a Master’s degree in Divinity and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science. She is also a accredited DE&I practitioner and a member of NABJ, NAHJ and an alumna of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. She, her husband, Ed, and two daughters take pleasure in world cuisines, spouse and children time and spoiling their two Tender-Coated Wheaten Terriers.
Be sure to sign up for me in welcoming Robin back again house to Dow Jones, as she can help us with this important work.