Jamie Alter Lynton is the founder of LA School Report. She was a journalist and television news producer and executive for 15 years in her early career, working at CNN, CBS and CNBC. She served as a VP and LA Bureau Chief of Court TV, and managed its educational division.
She started LA School Report in 2012 to help inform the public about the inner-workings of the Los Angeles Unified school district.
Lynton has spearheaded a number of civic projects both in the political and non-profit arenas and is a board member for Courage Campaign, the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education; is a Trustee of the California Institute of the Arts and early member of the National Finance Committee for Obama for America. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughters, Lucinda, Eloise Lynton and Maisie Lynton.
Since its launch in 2012, LA School Report has distinguished itself with a number of awards and nominations from the SoCal LA Press Club, including first place for Best Blog at the 56th annual awards ceremony.