Doug Mitchell


Doug Mitchell is a consultant and project manager at National Public Radio (NPR) and a career coach at He is also chairman of the National Association of Black Journalists Media Institute.

Mitchell worked at NPR for 21 years, mostly as a producer and director for each of the organization's national news magazines. In 2000, he founded NPR's ""Next Generation Radio,"" a hands-on media training program targeting college students.

Mitchell was previously a Knight International Press Fellow, a grantee for the U.S. State Department visiting professor program, and a 2007 William S. Fulbright scholar. Each of the fellowships were to Santiago, Chile where he helped launch an Internet radio station.

Featured Work

NOV 16, 2012 Podcast

Innovation and Leadership in 21st Century Media

So you want to be an innovator and a leader: How can you make your internship/job application stand out? How can you use social ...