Andrea Wenzel and Letrell Deshan Crittenden explore local news in their work as fellows for the Tow Center. Andrea Wenzel is an assistant professor at Temple University, and co-coordinator for the Germantown Info Hub. Her research focuses on initiatives to create more connected and inclusive communities through engaged journalism and solutions journalism. Crittenden is program director and assistant professor of communication at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and co-coordinator for the Germantown Info Hub. His research focuses on issues related to diversity and inclusion in media, and community and engaged journalism.