For the past 17 years, Shannon York represented the best of Internews. Shannon and Internews found each other in December 1999, when he was hired as employee number three in our new and growing Washington, DC office.
Internews works to ensure access to trusted, quality information that empowers people to have a voice in their future and to live healthy, secure, and rewarding lives.
We envision a world where everyone can communicate freely with anyone, anywhere, and exchange the news and information they need to shape their communities and the world.
Internews is a non-profit organization operating internationally, with administrative centers in California, Washington DC, and London, as well as regional hubs in Bangkok and Nairobi. Formed in 1982, Internews currently has offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. Internews Network is registered as a 501(c)3 organization in California, EIN 94-3027961. Internews Europe is registered in England and Wales as a Charity no. 1148404 and Company no. 7891107. Internews Network and Internews Europe operate cooperatively with independent boards of directors.
Our Core Values
Adopted in 2015, our core values were developed as a reflection of who we are, how we work together, and what we aspire to as a community:
- Listen and learn continuously
We are curious and responsive, driven by a spirit of creativity and innovation.
- Build community
We value open communication and dialogue. We treat each other kindly, collaborate, and support each other.
- Act with integrity and persistence
We build trust, hold ourselves to a high standard, and don't give up.
- Commit to making a difference
We are passionate about improving lives and creating positive change in the world.
- Bring optimism and excitement
We approach our work with enthusiasm and love what we do.