Emma Carew Grovum

Emma Carew Grovum is a journalist and technologist in New York City. As the founder of Kimbap Media, she coaches and consults with newsrooms on key strategy areas including leadership, product thinking, and diversity/equity/inclusion.

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Emma’s work on Source


  1. Practical Tips for Improving Mental Health in the Newsroom
  2. SRCCON: How Not to Skew Data with Statistics

Articles by Emma

  1. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: What white allies can do

    We’re often asked by well-meaning white allies what they can do to support our work. Here’s just a few places to start.

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    We’re often asked by well-meaning white allies what they can do to support our work. Here’s just a few places to start.

  2. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: Dear imposter syndrome…

    Managers and leaders have a role in combating imposter syndrome

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    For leaders, dealing with imposter syndrome means gently pushing our people into seeing their own success.

  3. Sincerely, Leaders of Color: To whom it may concern

    We’re opening a space for and by leaders of color in newsrooms. You can help us.

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    Sincerely, Leaders of Color is written for everyone in the journalism industry who cares about creating a more supportive environment for journalists of color to do their best work.

  4. How to Start Taking Digital Security More Seriously

    Any journalist can be a target, no matter their role. It’s time to take more steps toward security.

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    A starter pack of ideas for increasing the security of your digital footprint.

  5. How to Be an Ally in the Newsroom

    Anyone can be a better ally to their marginalized colleagues, starting right now.

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    Step outside your comfort zone, step up to support your friends and colleagues, and act boldly to advocate for inclusion.

  6. How to Diversify Your Newsroom, Starting Now

    Emma Carew Grovum on taking steps toward an equitable and inclusive organization

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    Emma Carew Grovum’s action steps toward diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizational cultures.

  7. Five Years in News Nerd Careers

    A state-of-the-community roundtable to celebrate Source’s anniversary

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    Marking our five-year anniversary with a community roundtable on what’s changed since we launched.

  8. A Guide to Overcoming Debilitating Personality Traits

    Tips and advice from SRCCON 2017 on navigating social interactions and mental health at work

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    How to navigate tricky social interaction and personality traits, with advice from SRCCON 2017.

  9. 5 Things I Learned at AAJA’s iCON (and a Few Things I’m Still Considering)

    A Report Back from a Clarifying Weekend

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    Reflections on iCON, the Asian American Journalists Association’s event in Miami last month.

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