Heidi Zheng

Manager, Learning & Impact


Heidi develops and improves knowledge management systems and processes that capture and operationalize learnings from American Journalism Project’s portfolio, and she leads on collaborations with external partners to evaluate the impact and efficacy of our programmatic work.

Previously, she was a senior program associate at Energy Foundation, leading their work in equitable grantmaking, coalition building, and voter mobilization in the Midwest.

Heidi lives in Chicago with her husband, Peter.

Heidi also supports our work with grantees Wisconsin Watch and the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.