Jessica Partnow, Lecturer, is a radio and multimedia journalist whose work has been published by NPR, KUOW, The World and the World Vision Report. She is Executive Director, and one of the founders of the Common Language Project, a nonprofit organization devoted to multimedia journalism that is now housed in the UW Communication Department. Jessica teaches Entrepreneurial Journalism and manages placement for the Department’s Premiere Journalism Internships. She has technical skills in audio recording and web development. She was a 2006 Knight New Media Fellow at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her radio series Life on the Duwamish received the 2008 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for News Series.