Mike's open projects include:

* Consulting for public media clients: Hawaii Public Radio
* Editor for U.S. public media stations via PMJA's EditorCorps project

Mike's recent work:

* Grant proposal to the Scripps Howard Fund to build a community journalism center for New Mexico
* Moderator, "How Can We Assure the Future of Local News," SPJ Regional Conference, ABQ
* Logistical support, 2023 NM Local News Summit, ABQ
* Project creator/supervisor New Mexico Local News Fellowship Program
* Lab creator/supervisor, New Mexico News Port -- Student news innovation and collaboration lab at UNM
* Coordinator, UNM Communication & Journalism Internship Program
* Instructor, UNM (courses include: Advanced Multimedia Reporting, Intermediate Reporting, Audio Journalism, Media Entrepreneurism, Criminal Justice Coverage)
* Chair, Albuquerque Cable, Internet and PEG Advisory Board
* VP of Membership, Rio Grande Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists
* Consultant New England Public Media, 2022-2023
* Consultant WMFE, Orlando, 2021-2022
* Consultant Hawaii Public Radio, 2021-2023
* Proposal reviewer, CPB, Washington (recurring)
* Coach for CPB Editorial Integrity & Leadership Project with Cronkite School
* Faculty advisor for Center for Strategic & International Studies Journalism Bootcamp May-June 2021
* Co-Lead 6th Annual PRNDI News Mgr Training & Certification Workshop at NPR, June 12-13, 2019
* Lead Organizer for SPJ Region 9 Conference in ABQ April 5-6, 2019
* U of O's Catalyst Journalism Academy for Solutions Journalism Educators
* Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism "Disruptive Educator" Fellow
* Board Member, KUNM Advisory Board
* Senator, UNM Faculty Senate
* Guest Speaker, National Ernie Pyle Day Celebration, Albuquerque, NM
* Fifth Annual PRNDI News Manager Training and Certification Workshop at 2018 Conference in Philadelphia
* Local News Consultant for Democracy Fund (local news ecosystem assessment)
* Fourth Annual PRNDI News Manager Training and Certification Workshop at 2017 PRNDI Conference, Miami
* Mentor, Association for Independents in Radio
* Grant Reviewer, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
* Planning for IRE/AAJA criminal justice journalism partnership.
* Fundraising and editorial planning for year three expansion of People, Power & Democracy project covering NM state legislature with KUNM, KNME, NM In Depth.
* The Third Annual PRNDI News Manager Training and Certification Workshop, June 20-21, St Louis.
* Hosting SPJ Regional Conference at UNM in Albuquerque. Moderator: Challenges for student media today.
* Reviewer, national election grant proposal, Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
* Launched "Innovations in Media Entrepreneurship" - a new course for UNM's Innovation Academy
* Expanding start-up news partnership New Mexico News Port at Univ of New Mexico (funded by Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation)
* Consulting with Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations to implement CPB-funded Regional Journalism Center.
* Helping launch "People, Power & Democracy Project," an accountability-journalism consortium covering NM State Legislature.
* 2016 Fellowship, Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at ASU Cronkite School, Phoenix.
*Fellow, Ted Scripps SPJ Leadership Institute, Bellevue, WA
* Co-facilitating the 2nd Annual PRNDI News Manager Training and Certification Workshop (for PRNDI 2015 Conference in Salt Lake City
* Moderator, "Native Advertising," PRNDI Conference 2015, Salt Lake City.
* Co-Presenter, "Community Storytelling," National Federation for Community Broadcasters Regional Summit, Albuquerque.
* A Regional Journalism Center proposal to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting on behalf of Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations. An 8-month consultancy entitled, "News Across All Platforms."
* Presentation at Broadcast Educators Association conference, Las Vegas, April 2015, "From Liftoff to Orbit: The First Year of the New Mexico News Port."
* Funding and piloting a public media partnership in New Mexico: People, Power & Democracy (with KUNM, KNME, New Mexico In Depth, with sponsorship by the Thornburg Foundation)
* Presentation at Online News Association conference, Chicago, September 2014, "Hack Your Curriculum"
*Launching start-up news partnership New Mexico News Port at UNM (winner of ONA Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education
* Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, Montreal, August 2014, "Hack Your Curriculum: Collaborate with Local Media on Your Journalism Project"
* Managing editor of the Generation Justice / Next Generation Radio multimedia journalism bootcamp.
* Planning and leading a public media news manager training and certification workshop at 2014 PRNDI Conference
* Presentation/Workshop at New Mexico Broadcasters Association annual conference, Albuquerque, June 2014, "Leveraging University Partnerships to Expand News Coverage."
* Presentation at Broadcast Education Association Conference, April 2014 -- Network analysis of digital influencers (data from MVM/UNR/USC Survey of Local Public Media Newsrooms) with Sandra Evans of USC.
* Recruiting a Managing Editor for KUHF, Houston Public Media
* Updating the Public Radio News Directors Guide for PRNDI
* Help launch national project to bridge local NPR stations with freelance journalists
* Search Committee for Nevada Media Alliance Coordinator at University of Nevada.
* Advisor to J-Lab on "News Chops:, Beefing Up Journalism in Local Public Broadcasting"
* Presenting a Strategic Planning Workshop for News Directors at PRNDI Conference 2013
* Presenting "Design-Thinking" Workshop at PRNDI Conference 2013
* Working with Capital Public Radio on a long range strategic plan
* Editor and Web Producer for NPR Next Generation Bootcamp at University of Nevada, Reno, School of Journalism
* Established a university-professional media partnership in Reno: Nevada Media Alliance between UNR, KUNR, KNPB and RGJ Newspaper
* Visiting Professor in Ethics & Innovation Chair, Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
* Academic presentation, "Reaching for the NPR Star: Attributes of Local NPR Station Newsrooms," to the What is Radio Conference at Univ of Oregon, Portland
* Academic presentation, "Window on Change: Emerging Attributes of Local Public Media Newsrooms," to the Broadcast Educators Association at NAB Conference in Las Vegas
* Academic paper, "Return of Voluntary Media Ethics in the Network Era," to the Western States Communication Association conference in Reno
* Producing a local news plan for public radio station KCBX
* Moderator, "Journalism in the Digital Age," at 2012 Public Radio Programming Conference, Las Vegas
* Iowa Public Radio Newsroom Training Project
* Advising Arabella Advisors on philanthropic opportunities in local public media.
* Marketing and Business Planning for Indie-Edit, a premium editing service for public radio journalists.
* News Director Recruitment for KERA, North Texas Public Media, Dallas.
* Ethics Presentation, "Public Media Ethics Never Log Off," at PRNDI Conference, Houston, June 2012.
* Article for Current (Newspaper for U.S. Public Radio & Television) on Local Newsroom Weight Classifications
* Writer/Facilitator for "Public Media Ethics Never Log Off: Guidelines for Public Media Employees in the Off-Hour Activities" (PM Integrity Project Paper #6)
* Rapporteur for the Public Media Integrity meeting in Madison, WI.
* A Proposal with J-Lab to Evaluate 7 U.S. "Local Journalism Centers" for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
* A Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University. Project Focus: "Rewriting the NPR News Station Playbook." September 2010-June 2011.
*Presenting to The Media Coalition, "Innovation Labs in Public Media News," May 2011.
*Presenter, Palo Alto Rotary Club, "Changing Face of NPR News," April 2011. *Judging awards for Public Radio News Directors, Winter 2011.
*Facilitating a "Digital Strategy Retreat" for Capital Public Radio in Sacramento, March 2011.
* Roundtable Presenter for Aspen Institute on "Rethinking Public Media: More Local, More Inclusive, More Interactive," December 2010.
* Facilitator for Editors Retreat, KQED, San Francisco. November 2010.
*A Census of Journalists in Public Radio and Television For the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Summer 2010
* Critique Panel, Aspen Institute, White Paper on Public Media, Summer 2010.
**(For earlier activities, see Mike's resume)**

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