Janine Warner

Janine Warner

Co-founder and executive director of SembraMedia

Janine Warner is the co-founder and executive director of SembraMedia. She also has a Knight Fellowship from the International Center for Journalists that supports her work in Latin America.

Over the last decade, Janine has worked with thousands of journalists and digital media entrepreneurs in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. She has also traveled extensively to deliver keynotes and lead seminars at conferences, events, and universities.

In 2015, Janine co-founded SembraMedia with Mijal Iastrebner of Argentina. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to increasing the diversity of voices and quality content in Spanish by helping digital media entrepreneurs become more sustainable. SembraMedia provides business and technical training, market intelligence, networking opportunities, consulting and financial support. The diverse team represents a regional network of more than 800 digital publishers in 20 countries in Latin America, the U.S., and Spain.

Janine has taught online journalism at the University of Miami and USC and has been a guest lecturer at more than 30 universities in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. She also taught a series of online courses (MOOCs) in entrepreneurial journalism for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at UT.