Cory Haik


Cory Haik is publisher at Mic. Previously, she was the chief strategy officer at Mic, leading the company’s strategy and growth initiatives across editorial, product, and sales. Prior to Mic, Haik was at The Washington Post, leading innovative initiatives to grow new audiences on mobile and platforms. She cut her teeth following the storms of the Gulf Coast at NOLA.com, site of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans, where she was the managing editor. She received two Pulitzer Prizes with The Times-Picayune for the staff coverage of Hurricane Katrina, for breaking news and public service in 2006. She also received a staff Pulitzer in 2010 for the coverage of police officer shootings with the staff of The Seattle Times.


Pivot to video: Strategy or hype?


Pivot to video were three magic words in 2017. In many newsrooms, print reporters were immediately fired and quickly replaced by video journalists. Now, one year later, what is the outcome? Are there more qualified users, more advertising revenues, or more sustainable business models? Beyond the pivot to video, there is a broader topic about […]

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