Episode 117: Anita Li – CEO & Editor-In-Chief The Green Line



Anita Li is a longtime journalist, news entrepreneur, media consultant and educator with over two decades of experience as a multi-platform journalist at outlets across North America. Currently, she is the founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Green Line, an award-winning hyperlocal Toronto-based news outlet.

Anita is the Journalism Innovator-in-Residence at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) and also teaches community-driven journalism at Centennial College in Toronto. In addition, she coaches media executives and news entrepreneurs at the City University of New York’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism.

Her areas of expertise include community-driven journalism, audience engagement, journalism entrepreneurship, consumer revenue business models, newsroom diversity, media ethics and journalism innovation. Anita co-founded Canadian Journalists of Colour in 2018 and is also a member of the board of directors for the Online News Association and LION (Local Independent Online News) Publishers.

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