Nicholas Whitaker is a Strategic Partner Lead at on the Google News Initiative, an effort to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive in the digital age.
Nicholas has been at Google for since 2010, building in-person workshops, scaled educational programs, as well as adult-online learning initiatives that have reached more than half a million journalists worldwide. g.co/gnitraining.
Before joining Google, Nicholas spent the prior decade producing, directing, editing, and shooting videos and still images for news, commercial, entertainment and advocacy media while also teaching courses in video production, new media, and communication theory as an adjunct professor at Eugene Lang College - The New School for Liberal Arts, and Marymount Manhattan College.
Nicholas earned a BA from The New School University with a focus in documentary film production and applied media theory, and an MA from New York University where his focus was in new media, political communication and the history of propaganda.
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