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Blavity Launches AfroTech Website and Names First-Ever Managing Editor

Blavity Launches AfroTech Website and Names First-Ever Managing Editor

John Ketchum has been named Managing Editor of AfroTech.com, Blavity’s newest tech platform focused on new business, product launches, VC news, and more. The Saginaw, MI native previously served as a Deputy Editor at SB Nation. Prior to that, he was an Associate Producer for Social Media at CNN. Ketchum also worked as an Assistant Editor and Producer for NPR’s Morning Edition, Assistant Producer for Wealth and Poverty Desk at Marketplace, and an Engagement Editor at the Center for Public Integrity. The 2011 Central Michigan University graduate and proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. got his start in journalism as a Reporter for WCMU Public Radio. More here

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