Bioneers 2024 Conference

Jacob Simas

Community Journalism Director | Cityside Journalism Initiative

Jacob Simas

Jacob Simas, Oakland-based Community Journalism Director at Cityside Journalism Initiative, previously managed social-impact initiatives at Univision, established a youth journalism training program with Fusion Media Group, and was a Senior Editor and Director of Youth and Community Media at New America Media/Pacific News Service. Before journalism, Simas was a school-based counselor and program director for Latino youth and families at the nonprofit Horizons Unlimited in San Francisco’s Mission District.

Panel Presentations:

The Struggle to Save and Revivify Local Media 

March 28th | 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm