Monica Guzman

Monica is a 2016 Nieman Fellow and an award-winning Seattle-based journalist who has involved locals in her work for years. She is a former technology columnist for The Seattle Times, GeekWire, The Daily Beast and the Columbia Journalism Review, and is the author of the 2016 API strategy study "The best ways to build audience and relevance by listening to and engaging your audience." From 2008 to 2010 she hosted weekly meetups for readers of her geeky news and conversation blog at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, where she was the paper’s first online-only reporter. As vice-chair of the SPJ Ethics Committee, she advocates for closer ties between journalists and the public based on a spirit of collaboration and respect.