Nick Charles is a writer/editor and communications executive. 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’s currently the Managing Director for Word In Black, a collaborative of 10 Black-owned newspapers and online properties. He also serves as a spokesman and an editor for Save Journalism Project. Charles has extensive expertise in communications across multiple industries and uses his skills to draw attention to the fight to preserve the Fourth Estate from Big Tech’s monopoly of advertising revenue. He’s co-author of the forthcoming book, Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter In America (Grand Central).