David Tomchak is Digital Director, Editorial at ESHP – Evening Standard & Homes and Property. He’s responsible for digital editorial across platforms. He also leads on digital growth and innovation. Most recently his team launched a voice activated Skill on Amazon’s Alexa Show, testing the crossover between content, affiliates and voice AI. David was previously Head of Digital at Number 10 Downing Street and the Cabinet Office and Deputy Director to the Government Communications Service.
Voice interfaces are the new frontier of the news industry. Audio storytellers will have to adapt as video producers did with YouTube and Snap. But that means radio storytellers, and frankly, all of us will have to deal with Amazon, Google, and Apple. Raisa Sufian will be moderating this session.