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About the Author
Jonathan Jackson is a writer, speaker, and strategist who works at the intersection of media and culture. Jonathan uses his voice and keyboard to agitate for things that matter. He’s a co-founder of Blavity, a technology and media company aimed at building beautiful products and experiences for black millennials. At Blavity, he ran corporate brand, focusing his energy on areas such as branding, strategic communications, and community relations. Prior to his time at Blavity Inc., Jonathan worked for LinkedIn, where he held several different jobs across HR, ad operations, and editorial. He’s currently a 2019 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where he’s studying the emergence of black media domestically and abroad, along with the emergence of individuals as media companies, and how that’s transforming the marketing and advertising industries.