September 22, 2023
Warwick Sabin

Deep South As we speak, the networked hub of nonprofit newsrooms serving the Southern area of the USA, as we speak introduced the appointment of Warwick Sabin as its inaugural president and CEO.

Sabin is a distinguished alumnus of the College of Arkansas who was elected to 3 phrases within the Arkansas Home of Representatives and beforehand served as Writer of the Oxford American, an award-winning nationwide journal that focuses on the American South.

Extra lately, he served for 4 years as the chief director of strategic engagement on the Aspen Institute.

Sabin will take the helm of Deep South As we speak, a groundbreaking impact-driven information community, at a pivotal second for the group and at a vital time for nonprofit information. In Might, Mississippi As we speak received the Pulitzer Prize for its investigative collection on Mississippi’s sprawling $77 million welfare scandal. The community lately expanded to New Orleans with the launch of the Verite newsroom, which covers inequities going through communities of shade, and is looking for to broaden its attain into close by states.

“I’m honored, grateful and energized to tackle this function, on this area, at the moment,” Sabin stated. “Like the remainder of the nation, the Deep South is in want of high-quality, accountability journalism, and the groups at Mississippi As we speak and Verite are serving their communities by offering native information and trustworthy info. I relish the chance to collaborate with our proficient crew to maintain and broaden this work throughout the area.”