Jim Roberts


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.

Jim Roberts is the acting president on the Global Editors Network board.

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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.


Winning the war on journalism


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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