Paul Cheung Joins Hacks/Hackers as Advisor

Mar 3, 2024

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Paul Cheung will join Hacks/Hackers as a strategic advisor. Cheung is a mission-driving executive dedicated to creating a healthier information ecosystem. His career, extending over two decades, showcases a commitment to leading digital innovation within the media sector, including pioneering work in AI, VR/AR, combating misinformation and launching digital initiatives.

Previously, Cheung led The Center for Public Integrity as CEO to increase diversity in the newsroom, pioneered new local-national partnership models, and empowered investigations that spurred tangible change. At the Knight Foundation, Cheung focused on scaling AI, fostering business sustainability in media, and combating misinformation. He has held leadership positions at outlets such as NBC News Digital, The Associated Press, The Miami Herald, and The Wall Street Journal.

He contributes to the Reynolds Journalism Institute, advising on the utilization of AI tools in newsrooms with limited resources. Besides his professional commitments, Cheung is deeply engaged in philanthropic activities, holding positions on the boards and committees of several organizations including Center for Disaster Philanthropy and the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Cheung is a graduate of the 2016 Punch Sulzberger Executive Leadership program at Columbia University and an alumnus of New York University.

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