Ju-Don Marshall Roberts is an entrepreneur, consultant and veteran digital and print journalist. Previously, she ran the Montclair State University Center for Cooperative Media and NJ News Commons. Prior to joining MSU, Roberts was general manager and senior vice president of EverydayHealth.com, the flagship property of Everyday Health Inc., a health news, information and services network; and senior vice president and executive editor of Beliefnet.com, the leading spirituality and inspiration Web site. Roberts spent 17 years at the Washington Post Company and lead the digital news operation before leaving in 2009. Earlier in her career, Roberts worked at the the Charlotte Observer and the Washington Times.
In 2003, Roberts was awarded the prestigious Nieman Fellowship, which allowed her to spend a year studying at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., alongside a talented group of journalists from around the world.
Roberts is a leader in the Online News Association, having served on its board and organized its international annual conference for several years. She’s also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Online Publishers Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists. In addition, she serves on the advisory board of J-Lab’s McCormick Foundation’s New Media Women Entrepreneur Awards. In 2013, Roberts was appointed to the National Advisory Board of the Poynter Institute.
Roberts studied journalism at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where she graduated magna cum laude. She lives in the New York City area.
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