Executive Director, Media Impact Funders
Before joining Media Impact Funders in 2011 as executive director, Vince was program director for Nonprofit Sector Support at the Surdna Foundation, a family foundation based in New York City. He also served as a media and journalism consultant with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Prior to joining Surdna, Stehle worked for 10 years as a reporter for the Chronicle of Philanthropy, where he covered a broad range of issues about the nonprofit sector. Stehle has served as chairperson of Philanthropy New York and on the governing boards of VolunteerMatch and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Currently, he serves on the board of directors of the Center for Effective Philanthropy.
Podcasting is a relatively new media format, but it is already demonstrating extraordinary impact. With support from philanthropy, public media is leading the way in this format with deep investigations, powerful stories, and an increasing diversity of creative voices. At the same time, foundations can themselves employ podcasting as a way of telling their own stories and engaging grantees and other thought leaders in lively discourse about social change. In this session, attendees will hear from Samara Freemark, whose In The Dark podcast delves into the story of Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who, based on flimsy testimony amid extraordinary […]
Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is the first Somali-American and one of the first two Muslim women to be elected to the U.S. Congress. Just a few years before she became one of the most outspoken new Members of Congress, Representative Ilhan Omar was an underdog candidate seeking to upset a veteran member of the Minnesota State House of Representatives. The recent documentary film, Time for Ilhan, captures the intimate behind-the-scenes drama of an insurgent campaign, tracking the unlikely rise of a Somali refugee to become one of the most prominent voices in a new generation of political leadership. Join us […]