Laurie Becklund

Senior Fellow Laurie Becklund is an award-winning bilingual Los Angeles journalist, author, integrated media project developer, and CCLP Senior Fellow. She has a 25-year career as a journalist, most of that time as a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times. She conducted award-winning team investigations into malfeasance and gross negligence at the Los Angeles County Coroner-Medical Examiner; the toxic poisoning of thousands of Mexican "canal people" whose health mattered less than the tomatoes they picked for U.S. export; prominent LA businessmen who secretly owned slums in the name of their pets; and outrageous sexual harassment by media moguls that…

John Huey

Advisory Board Member John Huey is the former Editor-in-Chief of Time Inc.'s U.S. magazines, websites, and other digital content, including TIME, People, FORTUNE, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, and Real Simple. Before becoming Time Inc.'s sixth editor-in-chief in 2006, Huey served as editorial director of Time Inc. since July 2001. Before that, Huey was editor of the FORTUNE Group since February 2001. Previously, he was managing editor of FORTUNE since 1995. In 1997, while running FORTUNE, Huey was named Advertising Age's Editor of the Year. In 1998, he was named Adweek's Editor of the Year; and, under his leadership, FORTUNE was…

Annual Report to the Annenberg Foundation for Fiscal Year 2009-10

Background In 2006, the Annenberg Foundation established the Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and established and endowed the Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. In 2009, the Center's name was changed to the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) to better reflect the breadth of its activities and research. The Foundation established and endowed the Annenberg Family Chair with a $3 million grant in July 2006. The Foundation established CCLP through a $3 million grant scheduled to be paid in five installments of $600,000, beginning in July…

Mark Latonero

Director of Research Mark Latonero is the research director and deputy managing director at the Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy and a research assistant professor at the University of Southern California. Professor Latonero's research focuses on emerging communication technology and social change with specific interests in human rights. His recent work examines the intersection of technology and human trafficking. Latonero leads CCLP's technology and human trafficking initiative, launched in 2010 in coordination with the U.S. Department of State. The initiative investigates technologies for counter-trafficking efforts and involves partnerships across private and public sectors including collaborations with the US…

Warren Bennis

Distinguished Fellow Warren Bennis is the founding chairman of USC's Leadership Institute, distinguished professor of business administration at the USC Marshall School of Business and advisory board chairman of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard's Kennedy School. For the past 14 years, he and USC President Steven B. Sample have taught an honors class, "The Art and Adventure of Leadership." One of the world's foremost experts on leadership, Bennis has written 30 books and numerous articles on leadership, change and creative collaboration. His book, Leaders, was designated by the Financial Times as one of the Top 50 Business Books…