Simon Tran

Events Associate

Simon Tran is ProPublica's events associate.

He previously served as producer of community engagement and events at WBEZ Chicago, where he led the production of community conversations, live podcast tapings and cultural programming across the Chicago area. He also organized listening sessions, tabling opportunities and partnerships to improve WBEZ’s storytelling and coverage of the city.

Tran also served as an assistant producer for The Moth, organizing Chicago StorySlams that provided content for “The Moth Radio Hour.” In addition, he completed the Obama Foundation’s Community Leadership Corps program, which trained young leaders on community investment, creative storytelling and equity-driven project management.

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