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Burt Herman

Lenfest Institute for Journalism
Director of Innovation Projects
Burt Herman is director of innovation projects for the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, parent organization of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com. Previously, he co-founded social storytelling platform Storify, and also co-founded Hacks/Hackers, the largest global grassroots movement of journalists and technologists. Burt previously reported for The Associated Press from around the world.

Burt was a 2009 John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University, where he earlier graduated with bachelor's and master's degrees.