GAR’s Christine Mayer joins Knight Foundation board of trustees

Brittany LaPointe \
September 14, 2016

We’re thrilled to announce GAR’s president, Christine Mayer has been named to the national John S. and James L. Knight Foundation board of trustees. Mayer joins Marty Baron, executive editor of the Washington Post and former editor of the Boston Globe to the board. 

“As editor of one of America’s greatest news organizations and head of Akron’s leading foundation, Marty Baron and Christine Mayer bring two lifetimes of experience in promoting informed and engaged communities,” said Alberto Ibargüen, president of the Knight Foundation in a statement from the foundation. 

“I am honored and thrilled to be a part of such a groundbreaking, important organization,” said Mayer. “I hope to bring them some perspectives from Akron, which was a place near and dear to the Knight brothers, and I also hope to learn a lot that can benefit Akron,” she said.
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