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.
Terry’s work on Source
Articles by Terry
What Do You Do, Again? Part III
The humans behind specialized news-nerd job titles talk about their workPosted on
As we approach the fifth anniversary of Source’s existence, we’re taking an anecdotal look at the humans who do the often confusingly described work of journalism technology, technology in journalism, data…stuff…in newsrooms, and so on: What exactly does a producer do? How about an engagement reporter? Is “data editor” the same role across newsrooms? We set out to discover what happens behind the titles, one job at a time. (Read Part One and Part Two.)