Nick Charles is a writer/editor and communications executive. He has written, reported and edited for various media at the local and national level including The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, OH, People magazine and AOL Black Voices. He’s currently the project manager and editor for Word In Black, a collaborative of 10 Black-owned newspapers and online properties. He is also a contributing writer for NBC News.com. He serves as a spokesman and editor for Save Journalism Project. Charles has extensive expertise in communications across multiple industries and uses his skill set to draw attention to the fight to preserve the Fourth Estate from tech giants’ monopoly of advertising revenue. He’s co-author of the forthcoming book, Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter (Grand Central).