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Producing the content worth paying for [Part 1]

NWE caught up with Juan Señor, a man of many talents including reporter, presenter, Arctic expedition member, and disability activist.  For the purposes of this interview, however, we spoke to him in his capacity as president of INNOVATION Media Consulting in which role he has helped news operations across the globe to reinvent themselves and remain relevant. We sought his take on product development, revenue streams, and the salvation of journalism.

GNI Innovation Challenges: Three questions for Ludovic Blecher

Interview with Ludovic Blecher, Head of Google News Initiative Innovation. Ludovic tells us more about the « GNI Innovation Challenges » programme which is now available for Europe. This programme allows publishers to have projects funded, up to 150.000€. Ludovic answers our questions to find out more… Read More »GNI Innovation Challenges: Three questions for Ludovic Blecher

Secrets to Successful Mobile Storytelling: Interview with Visual Storyteller Mario Garcia

Dr. Mario Garcia is a legend in the world of news design.  His award-winning work with over 700 titles has seen him redesign iconic news outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Die Zeit, and The Hindu. For all his work with newspapers… Read More »Secrets to Successful Mobile Storytelling: Interview with Visual Storyteller Mario Garcia

Kara Chiles ‘USA Today, Sports Plus is a one stop sports experience built on authoritative sports news expert analysis’

Kara Chiles, VP Consumer Products, Gannett, USA Head of the consumer product management team responsible for one of the largest networks of national news outlets, Kara Chiles oversees full product lifecycle, strategic development and optimization of experiences for web, video, native apps, newsletters and voice.… Read More »Kara Chiles ‘USA Today, Sports Plus is a one stop sports experience built on authoritative sports news expert analysis’

Max Franke says ‘Audio gives us an exciting opportunity to extend our reach there in new usage situations’

Audio entrepreneurs Max Franke, the Managing Director of Axel Springer Audio. Max Franke, the Managing Director of Axel Springer Audio isn’t shy about his ambitions (as you can read here). In fact his declared ambition is nothing less than becoming: “By 2025, we want to… Read More »Max Franke says ‘Audio gives us an exciting opportunity to extend our reach there in new usage situations’

Ana Bakalinova says ‘Having a product vision and aligning the teams on that vision is actually what a product manager does‘

Ana Bakalinova, Head of Product at dmg media, UK Ana is Head of Product at dmg media UK. She is a senior strategic thinker at the intersection of editorial, technology and product development and is an experienced and entrepreneurial manager of people and digital products.… Read More »Ana Bakalinova says ‘Having a product vision and aligning the teams on that vision is actually what a product manager does‘

Julia Shalet says ‘If we don’t embrace innovation at the corporate level, then we are not going to keep hold of our innovative people’

Julia Shalet, award-winning innovator, product consultant. An outstanding line-up of speakers from both sides of the Atlantic gave their tips on staying ahead of the game in product development. VPs, MDs, and a Product Doctor laid out their strategies for keeping one step ahead of… Read More »Julia Shalet says ‘If we don’t embrace innovation at the corporate level, then we are not going to keep hold of our innovative people’

Lianne Kerlin, BBC R&D says ‘We truly believe you can align both design and your measures to peoples’ values’

Lianne Kerlin leads the BBC R&D human values team that guides other teams to be human values-driven. Creating bespoke tools for the creative process, her team provides structure for evaluating products, services, and experiences using the human values framework.  A psychologist by training, Lianne is passionate about enhancing experiences and providing new ways to measure value in a digital world.