Founder and Publisher, Amos Gelb, is a multi-Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist. He founded D.C. Witness to fill a hole in the changing media landscape and to provide a place where starting journalists and others could learn the craft of gathering, sorting, and delivering actual facts. Over its existence, Gelb has watched D.C. Witness evolve into a vital source of transparency for the DC Judicial system. He is also the director of the Washington Media Institute, the premier experiential media program in the country.