Burgess is a media developer and urbanist who serves as the Community Manager for the Listening Post Collective. There, he provides direct support, learning and collaborative opportunities for innovative journalism projects across the country working to better address the information needs of underserved communities. Prior to joining the Listening Post Collective team, Burgess was the Project Lead for the Listening Post Macon and the Special Projects Coordinator for Georgia Public Broadcasting Macon. He has a bachelor’s degree from Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism and a master’s degree in Theories of Urban Practice from Parsons School of Design at the New School. Burgess is from Macon, Georgia and is currently based in New York City.
Community Manager, Listening Post Collective