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Chris Satullo, the former vice president for news and civic dialogue at WHYY/NewsWorks, is a Professional in Residence at the Annenberg Public Policy Center for the spring 2016 semester. In 2008 Satullo joined WHYY, where he launched the website, the radio programs NewsWorks Tonight and The Pulse, and two award-winning statewide reporting initiatives, StateImpact Pa. and Keystone Crossroads. Prior to that he spent nearly 20 years at the Philadelphia Inquirer, for which he served as editorial page editor and a columnist, among other positions, and led the Great Expectations civic dialogue project on the 2007 Philadelphia city elections. A nationally known expert in civic engagement, in 2006 he co-founded the Penn Project for Civic Engagement at the University of Pennsylvania.  He has won more than 60 awards for columns, editorials, reporting and civic engagement.