Business Innovation Director for the Colorado News Collaborative
Carol Wood is Business Innovation Director for the Colorado News Collaborative, which supports 180 media organizations in Colorado. Founder of Emerge Media Group, she provides fractional COO services, as well as monetization and sustainability consulting, to news organizations across the country. Carol’s passion to protect democracy and press freedom drives her work helping all types of media companies develop sustainable business practices, strategy, growth and sound operations.
Carol is also aligned with the Colorado Press Association in an intense project to strengthen the business practices and development of Colorado news organizations. Carol worked as a reporter and editor for several years; most recently she spent three years in operations and business development for a new digital publishing model. Carol lives in the Denver area with her partner and their dog Luna.