HKS social media presence HKS social media presence HKS PolicyCast policy cast image A weekly podcast featuring voices from HKS and beyond. HKS PolicyCast Home > About Us > Faculty & Staff Directory > Nicco Mele Nicco Mele Lecturer in Public Policy Director Shorenstein Center Office Address Taubman-268 Mailing Address John F. Kennedy School of Government Mailbox 113 79 JFK Street Cambridge, MA 02138 Contact Phone: 617-496-2582 Email: Nicco_Mele@hks.harvard.edu Assistant Kaitlyn Dowling (617-495-1970) http://www.nicco.org/ Nicco Mele Profile Nicco Mele is the director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. He took over leadership of the Center in 2016 after serving as Senior Vice President and Deputy Publisher of the Los Angeles Times and as the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Journalism at the University of Southern California. He is the author of The End of Big: How The Internet Makes David the New Goliath and co-founder of EchoDitto (now Echo & Co.), a leading internet strategy and consulting firm. Mele also is a board member of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and a Senior Fellow at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy.