Phone: (202) 885-6352
Meera Pal is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, D.C.
At the Investigative Reporting Workshop she is researching and writing about new business models in journalism and the future of the news media.
She recently completed her master's in Journalism and Public Affairs at American University. As a graduate student she wrote, edited and produced multimedia packages for the American Observer.
Prior to graduate school, she worked for the Bay Area Newspaper Group in the San Francisco Bay Area, with her work appearing in the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News.
In 2005, she reported from the Mississippi Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, highlighting to importance of investigative journalism. She is proud to have been part of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize winning team for public service at the Biloxi Sun Herald.
Pal's work has been recognized by the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists with the James Madison Freedom of Information award, the California Newspaper Publishers Assocaition for public service and the East Bay Press Club.
Follow her on Twitter @Meerakat
Stories written by Meera Pal
- Online advertising not the cure-all (July 8th, 2010)
- Point Reyes Light strikes new path with hybrid business model (June 8th, 2010)
- Will new syndication models work? (May 24th, 2010)
- A new model catapults Youth Radio into new quarters (May 21st, 2010)
- Can hybrid model aid news groups? (March 29th, 2010)