Justine Gubar

Vice President of News Narratives, Fusion

Justine Gubar is vice president of news narratives at FUSION and co-executive producer of the investigative documentary series The Naked Truth. She has overseen episodes of the Naked Truth that have examined gerrymandering, skewed policing statistics and the power of fraternities on college campuses. Previously, Justine produced for ESPN, primarily with the network’s signature journalism program, Outside the Lines, and investigated a wide range of off-the-field issues that included performance-enhancing drug use, domestic violence, and homophobia in sports. In 2006, Gubar was awarded a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University. She has won 4 Emmy awards and a Women in Cable Television (WICT) Signature Accolade award for Herstory: Ten Times Over, a documentary about basketball camps for girls in Nigeria. This project also received a NAMIC (National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications) Vision award. A graduate of Wesleyan University, Gubar is the author of Fanaticus: Mischief and Madness in the Modern Sports Fan, which was published in 2015.

Poynter teaching event: Teachapalooza VII, June 2-4.