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Jim Roberts

Editor-in-chief
Cheddar

Jim Roberts is editor-in-chief of Cheddar, leading its newsroom and editorial coverage. Previously, he was managing director at Mercury, and executive editor & chief content officer at Mashable. He was the assistant managing editor of The New York Times from January 2011 – January 2013. He joined The Times in 1987 as a copy editor and held a variety of editing jobs on the national, sports and metropolitan desks. He served as deputy metropolitan editor for regional news; national political editor, coordinating coverage of the 2000 presidential campaign, the election and the 36-day aftermath; and national editor. In 2006, he became director of continuous news and was later promoted to editor of digital news.

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Cheddar, the ‘CNBC for Millennials,’ Raises $22 Million for International Expansion

Session

Ask me Anything: Strategies to engage your audience

This is the time for you to ask our speakers anything you want to know about their engagement strategies. From candid to thought-provoking, this interactive session will provide honest feedback and actionable insights. Jim Roberts will be the moderator of this session.

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Winning the war on journalism

Keynote

Press harassment, discrediting the media, promotion of alternative facts, hijacking political debates on social media – it’s not only in the United States. Today, many leaders in Europe, Asia, and Africa are alarmed by the new political era initiated by Donald Trump and are trying to implement a host of different strategies to deal with this new […]

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