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Company Overview of John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Inc.

Company Overview

John S. & James L. Knight Foundation is not-for-profit organization that has $2 billion worth of assets under management. The foundation promotes and preserves excellence in journalism and fosters community program initiatives. John S. & James L. Knight Foundation was founded in 1950 and is based in Miami, Florida.

1 Biscayne Tower

Suite 3800

2 South Biscayne Boulevard

Miami, FL 33131-1803

United States

Founded in 1950





Key Executives for John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee
Age: 72
Program Director
Senior Communications Officer and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Chief Investment Officer and Vice President
Vice President of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Inc. Key Developments

Jai Winston to Join John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as St. Paul Program Director

Jai Winston, an experienced strategic planning and development professional, will join the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as the St. Paul program director. Winston will work with local leaders and community members to invest in projects that help to keep and attract talented people in the city, expand economic opportunity and create a culture of civic engagement. He will start on Sept. 30. Since 2014, Winston has served as associate of strategy and corporate development in the office of the chairman at Ariel Investments, a minority-owned money management firm headquartered in Chicago. In this role, he has helped lead many of the firm's projects, including some of its national work on financial literacy and minority entrepreneurship.

Charles Thomas Joins Knight Foundation as Program Director

Charles Thomas Jr. has been named program director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Thomas will help the foundation identify and invest in projects that expand economic opportunities and create a culture of civic engagement. Prior to leading Queen City Forward, Thomas was director of education for The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film.

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Announces Executive Changes

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced that Kyle Kutuchief will join Knight as interim program director in Akron effective immediately. Current Akron program director Josh McManus will be leaving to join Rock Ventures.

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