Aly Colón, serves as a writing, ethics and diversity consultant. He has conducted training in more than 50 newsrooms as well as for journalism organizations. His journalism experience spans more than 20 years as a reporter, writer and editor for newspapers, magazines and online sites. He taught for a decade at the Poynter Institute where he headed the Reporting, Writing & Editing Group, edited the Best Newspaper Writing book and the Poynter Report. He also supervised the Institute’s ethics and diversity programs. Aly, a Poynter Institute Affiliate, currently consults on Poynter journalism projects and serves as a NewsU instructor for “Becoming a More Effective Reporter: Telling Untold Stories.” He spent a year as Knight-Bagehot Fellow studying at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and Graduate School of Business. He toured Germany on a Robert Bosch Study Fellowship and an Atlantic-Brüke Foundation Fellowship. He received his master’s degree in journalism from Stanford University.