Nic Newman

Research Associate
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Nic Newman is a journalist and digital strategist who played a key role in shaping the BBC’s internet services over more than a decade. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and a consultant on digital media.

He was a founding member of the BBC News Website, leading international coverage as world editor (1997-2001). As head of product development for BBC News, he helped introduce innovations such as blogs, podcasting and on-demand video. Most recently he led digital teams, developing websites, mobile and interactive TV applications. He has played an important part in the development of social media strategies and guidelines for the wider BBC.


Exclusive Presentation: The Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2019

Greek National Opera (ground floor)

Since 2015, the Reuters Institute Digital News Report has been presented exclusively to our audience at the GEN Summit just after its release. It is one of our most attended sessions and definitely a must-see when it comes to trends in digital news consumption, new platforms and developments.

main stage

Q&A about the 2019 Digital News Report

The Lighthouse (8th floor)