Research Affiliate, Center for Civic Media
Gordon Mangum is a research affiliate and alum of the Center for Civic Media and Comparative Media Studies program at MIT. He has worked in broadcast radio and media development for the last decade. He was previously Country Director of Internews Sudan, which built a network of six community radio stations in South Sudan and border areas of Sudan. While there he directed the training of local journalists in the run-up to the vote for independence in 2011. He has also consulted with radio projects in Somalia, Uganda and Cambodia. He was also Chief Engineer of WERS in Boston, where he helped students learn about radio broadcasting and analysed digital strategies, and has previously work at Maine Public Radio and ESPN Radio Boston. His interests include developing and improving information systems, participatory civics, and music. Gordon holds a dual B.A. from the University of Virginia in Philosophy and Religious Studies and a S.M. in Comparative Media Studies from MIT.