Tom became executive director of the American Press Institute in January 2013. He and and a new team at API have transformed the the organization into a resource of new ideas for journalists to navigate the 21st century. That work includes:

Cutting edge audience research conducted  partnership between API and AP-NORC at the University of Chicago.

Metrics for News, our software app and consulting to help publishers transform their conventional and often flawed metrics into dynamic journalism analytics;

Thought Leader Summits that bring together bring together innovators; work on the Culture of Innovation;

The Accountability and Fact Checking Journalism Project; a new approach to learning in newsrooms.

Plus work on news diversity, Strategy Studies offering in-depth instruction in new concepts, our work on news literacy and more.