Ken Paulson, the founding editor of USA Today, has joined Patch’s Board of Advisors. Paulson currently serves as president and CEO of Vanderbilt University’s First Amendment Center. He was one of the journalists who founded USA Today in 1982.
“There is no greater advocate for the first amendment and journalism than Ken Paulson,” said Patch co-founder Warren Webster, in a statement. “He has been an innovator throughout his career and will bring a critical voice to the development of Patch as the leading local information platform. We welcome Ken and look forward to his insights as we continue to chart new territory.”
Paulson joins a board that already includes Philip Meyer, Steven Berlin Johnson, Jeff Jarvis, and Brian Farnham.