Amanda Hickman

  • Lecturer
  • CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Amanda Hickman oversees data instruction at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and was DocumentCloud's Program Director for the first two years of the project. She has spent more than a decade working at the intersection of journalism and civic engagement, reporting on local and international events and helping community organizers understand and draw their membership into the political process. In addition to teaching and freelance data reporting work, Amanda collaborates with diverse organizations who share a genuine interest in reaching new audiences and engaging with those audiences.She has recently worked with Studio Rev, a visionary pioneer in transmedia and interactive storytelling, East Harlem's Union Settlement House, and Adapt NY, a reporting project that is expanding citizen involvement in New York City’s climate adaptation planning.