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Digital Content Next Looks Forward, Welcomes New Executive Committee Members

February 4, 2019 | By DCN

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NEW YORK, NY – (February 4, 2019) – Digital Content Next (DCN), the only trade association exclusively dedicated to trusted, high-quality digital content brands, announced updates to its 2019 Executive Committee after convening members in Orlando, FL January 28-30 at the DCN Next: Summit, its annual, members-only conference.

DCN’s Executive Committee provides on-the-ground perspective on important issues that impact various business areas and the digital media industry overall. In the four years since DCN launched, it has served as a strategic partner for its membership through educational events, industry-leading research and driving opportunities for revenue growth and diversity. DCN has become an active voice in the agenda of the news and entertainment industry and will continue to shine a light on any misconceptions in the modern digital marketplace.”

The 2019 Executive Committee officers are: Chair: M. Scott Havens, global head of digital, Bloomberg Media; Vice Chair: Loren Mayor, president of operations, NPR; Treasurer: Michael Finnegan, president, Atlantic Media; and Secretary: Evelyn Webster, CEO of Guardian US & Australia; Debby Krenek, co-publisher, Newsday Media Group; and Alex Skatell, founder and CEO, Independent Journal Review.

New to the DCN Executive Committee this year, announced at a members-only board meeting on January 28, are: Jason Jordan, EVP, multiplatform strategy & operations, Viacom Media Networks and Stan Pavlovsky, EVP, president, Meredith Digital.

Martin Nisenholtz, founder of Digital Content Next (formerly the Online Publishers Association), Marty Moe, president of Vox Media and Christy Tanner, EVP & GM, CBS News Digital, former chairs of the Executive Committee, will also continue to serve as special advisors to the organization.

“I’m thrilled to work with the talented group of media executives on the DCN executive committee and the wider board to help set and drive the agenda for DCN in 2019,” said Loren Mayor, president of operations, NPR. “We will continue to focus our leadership, research and public voice in the areas where we can be the most influential drivers of change for premium publishers.”

DCN continues to expand the diversity of its membership, adding seven companies in 2018.

“Our executive committee is reflective of the diversity of companies in our membership,” said Jason Kint, CEO, Digital Content Next. “As the media business and premium publishers continue to experience many changes and challenges, it remains even more important that DCN serves as a trusted source for addressing the most pressing issues of today while highlighting what’s necessary for a healthy future.”