André Natta on finding (and delivering on) the local and regional pulse

When he’s not negotiating with his cat, Pete, for use of the home office, André Natta is a Birmingham, Alabama-based journalist, columnist, and consultant. He recently served as Resolve Philly’s project editor for Broke in Philly, a reporting collaborative project on economic mobility, and previously as editorial director of the Lenfest Local Lab, then part of The Lenfest Institute for Journalism.


Natta started and maintained the local independent news site, The Terminal, in Birmingham for more than 10 years. A 2018 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow, he’s also worked in both hospitality and economic development in Alabama and Georgia and has served as a columnist for the Poynter Institute and B-Metro magazine.


The Bronx, New York native served as a digital news producer for both the Southern Education Desk, a regional journalism collaborative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and NPR member station WBHM.