Fiona coordinates Media Impact Funders’ network of journalism funders, strengthening the field and promoting effective collaborations and partnerships by listening and organizing those who have made investments in journalism, as well as those seeking to do so. Prior to joining Media Impact Funders, Fiona was the Journalism Program Director at Free Press, a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization, where she co-led the News Voices project. As a researcher, she has worked closely with Stanford University Professor James T. Hamilton at Duke University on the information lives of people with low incomes, and she has written media ecosystem studies of North Carolina (for Democracy Fund) and the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina (for New America). She began her career as a journalist, working at the INDY Week newspaper in Durham, N.C., and at Salon.com. Fiona holds a Master of Public Policy degree from Duke University.