Michael Ouimette

Chief Investment Officer


As Chief Investment Officer, Michael oversees the programmatic work of the American Journalism Project, including our local philanthropy partnerships, startups, and growth investments.

Michael previously led the domestic direct-to-consumer businesses at VICE Media and spearheaded efforts to diversify revenue streams and content formats by launching VICE’s first subscription product in the United States and managing its experiential business. Prior to that role, he led strategy and operations for VICE’s digital division, driving efforts to grow audiences and profitability among their collection of digital brands.

Michael is based in New York.

Michael serves on the board of Free Press Indiana, Signal Ohio, The Beacon and Columbia Daily Spectator.