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Julia Smith

Institute for Nonprofit News
Design lead
Julia Smith is the Design Lead for the Institute for Nonprofit News, a nonpartisan journalism organization that provides business and technology services to more than 110 nonprofit newsrooms across the United States. At INN, Julia produces custom editorial projects for INN's member organizations and helps support Largo, an open-source WordPress framework for news websites. Julia comes to INN from the Center for Investigative Reporting where she was a 2015 Knight-Mozilla Fellow. At CIR, she worked with a team of data journalists to create news applications, visualizations and custom interactives for RevealNews.org. Julia holds a degree in journalism, and she worked as a corporate software developer and user experience designer early in her career before an enthusiastic return to the news industry.