Tim Isgitt is an independent consultant, an Executive in Residence with the Rita Allen Foundation, and a long-time supporter of journalists and media organizations around the world.
Tim was most recently Managing Director at Humanity United, a human rights-focused philanthropic organization for almost nine years. Under his leadership, Tim helped the organization focus and redevelop its mission, values, and strategic direction. He also built a public engagement portfolio aimed at cultivating greater levels of understanding, accountability, and action from key stakeholders, including lawmakers, corporations, investors, and civil society organizations. The portfolio includes an Independent Journalism and Media program that supports a variety of journalists and newsrooms in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Humanity United has supported the Fuller Project since 2017.
Previously, Tim served as Senior Vice President of Communications and Government Affairs at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and in leadership and service roles at the U.S. State Department, and at the public affairs firms Burson-Marsteller and Meyers & Associates. Tim began his career as a legislative assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives. He received his BA in political science from Texas A&M University, and his MA in government from The Johns Hopkins University. Tim serves as treasurer on the board of Media Impact Funders, a membership organization that advances the work of a broad range of funders committed to effective use and support of media in the public interest.