Michael Oreskes is the former Associated Press senior managing editor where he oversaw the AP's investigation in the NYPD surveillance program. He is currently NPR's Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director. Oreskes has 40 years of professional journalism experience, ranging from reporter to senior managing editor, and expertise in shepherding the transition of traditional media to multi-media enterprises. He joined NPR in 2015 following seven years with The Associated Press. During his tenure at AP, Oreskes supervised the timeliness and quality of AP's global news coverage and worked with

business and news colleagues to redefine the journalistic goals of the 169-year-old organization to better reach online and mobile users. He also coordinated closely with member newspapers and broadcasters of the AP for more collaborative journalism tailored to respond to regional and local news. He has also worked at The International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, and The Daily News.