Anita Li

Founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of The Green Line

Anita Li is a longtime journalist known for her work in journalism innovation as well as her roles as a news entrepreneur, media consultant, and educator. She is the founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of The Green Line, a hyperlocal Toronto-based news outlet that helps young and other underserved Torontonians survive in a rapidly changing city.

Anita has two decades of experience as a multi-platform journalist in three markets: Toronto, New York City and Ottawa. She started her career as a reporter and editor at Canadian legacy outlets, including The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail and CBC. She worked in management roles at American digital media publications, such as Complex, Fusion and Mashable. She’s been published in New York Magazine, Poynter and other publications across North America.

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