AAN Staff

Executive Director: Tiffany Shackelford

Tiffany Shackelford joined AAN as Executive Director in November 2010. Since then she has focused on pushing the alternative media industry forward through: research and development of smart digital tools; strategic partnering for monetization streams; community and demographics development and reminding the public of the importance of local media which speaks truth to power. (Full Bio)

Deputy Director: Jason Zaragoza

Jason Zaragoza joined AAN in 2008. He serves as the editor of AAN's website, social media accounts and newsletters. He also manages the AAN Awards and directs AAN's national advertising network. (Full Bio)

Legal Counsel: Kevin M. Goldberg

Kevin M. Goldberg is a member of the law firm of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC, where he works in all areas of media law but has a particular focus on issues that are of importance to journalists and journalism organizations. From state and federal FOIA issues to reporter's privilege and newsroom searches to taking photos, videos and otherwise acquiring information in public areas on the newsgathering side to problems involving defamation, invasion of privacy and copyright infringement on the publication side, he can provide information AAN members need before working on stories and help by reviewing them before publication.

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AAN to Award Scholarships for Salt Lake City Convention

AAN is offering scholarship funds to encourage the next generation of journalists and journalism managers to attend the Annual Convention in Salt Lake City. (FULL STORY)
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It's All Journalism: Writing That Puts the Reader In the Story

Freelance journalist Steve Friess uses long-form writing to tell one family's emotional connection to the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. (FULL STORY)
It's All Journalism  |  It's All Journalism

Blair Barna Appointed VP, Chuck Strouse Named Secretary of AAN Board of Directors

AAN President Sally Freeman has appointed Charleston City Paper advertising director Blair Barna as Vice President of the Board of Directors. Miami New Times editor Chuck Strouse will replace Barna as Secretary. (FULL STORY)
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