Chris Young

Center for Public Integrity

Sponsored by the Knight Foundation and the Journalism and Multimedia Arts Department (JMA)

Chris Young is an American University Fellow currently working as a member of the Center’s Consider the Source team. Before joining the Center in September, he worked for five years as a reporter for Pittsburgh City Paper, the Steel City’s alternative weekly newspaper. A staffer since he graduated from Duquesne University in 2007, Young covered education, neighborhoods and politics for the paper. A number of his stories won first-place awards from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania, including an investigative piece that revealed problematic billing practices at the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority and a story that documented the difficulties of diagnosing and treating bipolar disorder in children. This event is hosted by the Knight Foundation and the Journalism and Multimedia Arts Department.


The Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. To learn more, please visit www.knightfoundation.org.


When: Friday, February 22nd, 1 - 2 p.m.

Where: College Hall 205