Nick Charles is the Chief Culture Editor for NPR (National Public Radio). He has written and reported for and served as editor to various digital and legacy media at the local and national level including The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, OH, People magazine and AOL Black Voices. He was previously the Managing Director for Word In Black, a collaborative of 10 Black-owned newspapers and online properties. He also served as a spokesman and an editor for Save Journalism Project. He’s co-author of, Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter In America (Grand Central), and an adjunct professor at City College (CUNY).