New York, NY – (February 8, 2021) – Digital Content Next (DCN), the only trade association exclusively dedicated to trusted, high-quality digital content brands, announced updates to its 2021 Executive Committee after convening members virtually for its 19th annual DCN Next: Summit, February 1-5, a members-only event.
DCN’s Executive Committee provides the voice and perspective of publishers that helps shape DCN’s work. As the primary trade voice for premium publishers, DCN is a trusted voice in the press on topics vital to the business of digital media, driving behind-the-scenes education and ongoing engagement with key stakeholders. Together with its executive committee, DCN is both influencing and shaping policy that will affect the fortunes of premium publishers in the digital marketplace of the future.
The 2021 Executive Committee officers – including newly-elected Treasurer, Debby Krenek, Publisher, Newsday Media Group – are: Chair: Michael Finnegan, President, Atlantic Media; Vice Chair: Pam Wasserstein, President, Vox Media; Secretary: Christine Cook, SVP/CRO, WarnerMedia; Jason Fox, Chief Digital Officer, Consumer Reports; Jon Slade, Chief Commercial Officer, Financial Times; Erica Carter, CEO, Livingly Media; Catherine Levene, President & Chief Digital Officer, Meredith; Sean Mario, SVP, Digital Revenue & Business Development, WebMD
Special advisors to DCN are: M. Scott Havens, global head of digital and media distribution, Bloomberg Media and Christy Tanner, EVP & GM, CBS News Digital.
“The media business has always been complex, but the challenges now faced by our industry are truly unprecedented. The difficult environment has certainly deepened my appreciation for the value DCN provides,” said Michael Finnegan, President, Atlantic Media. “I’m particularly appreciative of the network of members and the ability to have frank conversations about challenges and opportunities in our industry.”