Ju-Don Marshall is the President & CEO of WFAE. Previously, she was chief content officer and executive vice president of WFAE, overseeing Charlotte Talks, programming, news and digital, as well as community engagement and emerging platforms.
Marshall has worked as a media consultant and is an entrepreneur. Before joining WFAE, she helped launched LifePosts, a collaborative storytelling platform, where she was COO. Marshall served as director of the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University; GM and SVP of Everyday Health; executive editor and SVP at News Corporation, overseeing Beliefnet; and managing editor of Washington Post Digital.
She serves on the boards of Greater Public and the National Trust for Local News. She is an advisory board member of Report for America, the Religion News Service, the Center for Journalism and Liberty and the N.C. Local News Workshop.
Marshall attended Harvard University through the Nieman Fellowship and graduated from Howard University, where she continues to mentor aspiring journalists.
The Mecklenburg Times and North Carolina Lawyers Weekly have named Ju-Don Marshall, WFAE’s president and CEO, as one of the “50 Most Influential Women of 2023.”
The WFAE Board of Directors announced Tuesday that Ju-Don E. Marshall has been named the organization’s new president and chief executive officer. A six-year veteran at WFAE, Marshall was most recently its executive vice president and chief content officer.
Q City Metro has named Ju-Don Marshall, WFAE’s chief content officer and executive vice president, as one of “The Great 28.”
Business North Carolina magazine has named Ju-Don Marshall, WFAE’s chief content officer and executive vice president, as one of North Carolina’s most influential leaders in its annual “Power List.”