"Pam coaches and advises journalists who spend a year pursuing innovative and entrepreneurial projects, helping them test, prototype and iterate their ideas. She develops skills workshops and other programming to help them thrive in the current journalism landscape and identifies and pursues collaborations within the Stanford and Silicon Valley. She has advised several early stage news start-ups and was vice president of editorial at Newsy.com. Previously, Pam was managing editor of the St. Louis (Mo) Post-Dispatch, where she integrated print and digital operations, introduced the use of social media and other tools in newsgathering and audience engagement. She also was an editor and reporter at several other newspapers, including The Dallas Morning News and the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. She was a 2006 John S. Knight Fellow.