Michael Bolden is managing director of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University. Previously, Bolden served as the first editorial director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. For 13 years, he worked at The Washington Post, where he led the transportation and development reporting team and worked as an editor for The Washington Post Magazine and the Style and Sunday Arts sections. He serves on the board of directors of the SPJ Foundation, the nonprofit that supports a free press and the educational mission of the Society of Professional Journalists. He is a head judge for the Online Journalism Awards and a juror for the Fact-Checking Innovation Initiative.