Terry Parris, Jr.


Terry Parris Jr. is ProPublica's Deputy Editor, Engagement. He also teaches "Metrics and Outcomes" as an adjunct professor in the social journalism program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Before joining ProPublica, he led digital production and engagement at WDET 101.9 FM, NPR’s affiliate in Detroit, and before that he was the lead community engagement specialist for Pennsylvania Media Group (PennLive/Patriot-News); community editor and then distribution manager for Ustream, Inc.; and an editor at Patch. Earlier, he held positions at several media companies in Detroit and Ann Arbor. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Wayne State University.

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