James Crutchfield, trustee, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Stephen Engelberg, editor, ProPublica.
Todd Franko, editor, The Vindicator, Youngstown, OH
Jack Hagan, professor, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland.
Marilyn Geewax, business editor, National Public Radio.
Henry Gomez, reporter, The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Chris Keppler, 1590-WAKR, Akron, Ohio.
Joan Mazzolini, communications officer, Sisters of Charity Foundation, Cleveland.
Doug Oplinger, managing editor, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio.
Ebony Reed, assistant bureau chief for New England, Associated Press.
Michael Schudson, professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York.
Gary Sexton, station manager, WYSU-FM, public radio, Youngstown, Ohio.
Mark M. Sweetwood, managing editor of news, The Vindicator, Youngstown, OH.
Gordon Wean, president, The Raymond John Wean Foundation, Warren, Ohio.