Barbara Raab

Barbara Raab (she/her) is a New York City-based editor, writer, storyteller, grant maker and non-practicing lawyer.

She was recently the founding Senior Editor of a new audio unit at NBC/MSNBC, and before that, held senior editorial roles for 25+ years in local and national t.v. news at NBC and CBS. She has freelanced for multiple print and online publications and as on-air National Legal Correspondent for Sirius XM's OutQ News Channel, taught at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and now does side audio editing gigs while working full time as Senior Program Adviser to the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation based in Berkeley, CA. Barbara previously worked at the Ford Foundation as the lead grant maker for journalism. She has shared in all of broadcast journalism's top awards and honors, including a George Foster Peabody Award for her leadership of "In Plain Sight: Poverty in America," a year-long reporting project across all platforms of NBC News. She occasionally takes the stage as an amateur comic.