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Justin Glanville

Deputy Editor - Engaged Journalism

Expertise: People, neighborhoods, citizen journalism, serial podcasts

Education: Grinnell College - Bachelor of Arts
Cleveland State University - Master of Urban Planning and Development

Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: My shoes, walking around neighborhoods and parks


A native Northeast Ohioan, Justin Glanville began his career in New York City, where he worked for the Associated Press covering daily news and off-Broadway theater. After returning to Cleveland, he worked as an urban planner. He now combines his passions for storytelling, people and places in Ideastream Public Media's “Sound of Us” initiative, which tells stories Northeast Ohioans want to tell, in their own voices.


  • Dedicated to working with Northeast Ohioans to tell their own stories.
  • Conceived and launched Ideastream Public Media's first-ever community storytelling initiative, the “Sound of Us.”
  • Passionate creator of serialized narrative podcasts, including “Inside the Bricks” and "Mary & Bill: An Ohio Cold Case."
  • Winner of multiple awards both for his own work and for stories produced with community members, including an Edward R. Murrow regional award and nods from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists and the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors.

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The mission of Ideastream Public Media is to be a trustworthy and dynamic multimedia source for illuminating the world around us. Our highest priority is providing news and information that is reliable and accurate, that is gathered with integrity and professional care and that is presented with precision and respect for the intelligence of our audiences. We are transparent about how we discover and verify the facts we present and strive to make our decision-making process clear to the public. We disclose relationships, such as with partners or funders, that might appear, but will never, influence our coverage.

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