Rebekah Smyth

Dataminr for News EMEA operation, London

Rebekah Smyth – leads the Dataminr for News EMEA operation in London.
Before Dataminr, she spent ten years working as a broadcast journalist in international newsrooms such as NBC News, CBC News and TV3 (now Virgin Media One) in Ireland. She joined Dataminr in 2015 as a product specialist, before taking on her current role with the News team where she helps deploy Dataminr in newsrooms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


The enhanced newsroom: how journalists are using time-saving technology to get ahead of the news cycle

The Lighthouse (8th floor)

DATAMINR: Breaking news can shift the news cycle at any moment. This session will look at how leading newsrooms are using Dataminr to differentiate their reporting, surface stories at the earliest possible moment and drive web traffic. Dataminr discovers high-impact events instantly and critical breaking news or pre-viral stories long before it’s in the news. […]