The City Club of Cleveland
Education: Master’s degree in journalism, University of California, Berkeley
Toughest Challenge: Sustaining civic dialogue through the pandemic
Favorite Quote: “Everyone’s got a plan ... until they get punched in the mouth.” ― Mike Tyson
Most Important Skill: Not sticking to a script
Fun Fact: I once spent the night in the city jail in Berkeley, California, after being arrested at a free speech protest. I happened to be employed as a teacher at the time. The next day, my students told me they saw me on the news, getting handcuffed and arrested.