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Leland Schwartz

Regional Council


Leland Schwartz is the journalist who built and ran States News Service in Washington, which covered state-specific news in the capital for newspapers across the country for 30 years. He published the hourly news updates handed to the passengers on the New York air shuttles during the 90s, as well as the ‘news receipts’ that printed out with the diners’ checks at DC’s Old Ebbitt restaurant, among others.

He is currently designing a news service to cover the progress of the 17 UN Global Goals and is on the Communications Team at the Knowledge Impact Network. He lives in The Plains, Virginia.