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Liza Gross

Lecturer of Communication, Business Offerings

Liza Gross is a journalist and media leader with over three decades of experience working in executive positions at news organizations and non profits. She has specialized in the transition of traditional news outlets to multimedia platforms, as well as in the exploration of new and transformational models for media organizations, including collaborative arrangements and innovative techniques of audience engagement. She was Managing Editor of The Miami Herald, Executive Editor of El Nuevo Día in Puerto Rico, and Publisher of Exito!, the Spanish language publication of the Chicago Tribune. As Executive Director and past board member of the International Women’s Media Foundation, she worked to support female journalists operating in conflict zones and to create professional opportunities for women in the media industry. She is a past board member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and has conducted seminars and trainings for journalists in the United States, Latin America and Europe and at academic institutions, including Columbia University and Florida International University.

Her current areas of professional focus are newsroom partnerships and collaboratives, revenue and organizational models, and the restoration of trust in media.


  • Masters in Public Affairs (Reporting), Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Arts (History with a minor in Journalism), City University of New York