INMA World Congress of News Media, May 13-17, 2019, New York

About World Congress

Relive the 2018 INMA World Congress in Washington to get a flavour for INMA New York.

With demand for journalism that speaks truth to power at an all-time high, the 89 th Annual INMA World Congress of News Media returns to New York with a clear task: re-align news brands for the changed consumer appetite. Join INMA in a week of rejuvenation, discovery, and celebration of strategies, trends, and revenue models. Connect with the stars of news media in a conference, study tours, seminars, an awards dinner, and an exclusive Guggenheim introduction to Manhattan you’ll never forget.

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Hear case studies, secrets, and personal stories of success from the most influential names and companies in the news media industry worldwide.

United States

CEO and Founder, Skift

Rafat Ali


General Manager, El Comercio

Sergio Almallo


Head of Portfolio Management, NZZ

Daniel Ammann

United States

Chief Strategy Officer, Digiday Media

David Amrani


Program Manager Journalism, De Persgroep

Lars Anderson

South Africa

Chief Strategy Officer, Independent Media

Vasantha Angamuthu

United States

Executive Editor, The New York Times

Dean Baquet

United States

Principal and Media Practice Lead, Alexander Group

Matt Bartels


CEO, Torstar

John Boynton


Managing Director, Russmedia Digital

Georg Burtscher

United States

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Optimera

Keith Candiotti

United States

Editor-in-Chief, USA Today

Nicole Carroll

United Kingdom

CEO, Media Futures Ltd.

Mark Challinor


Head, Media Strategy and Analytics, Singapore Press Holdings

Fiona Chan

United States

President, INMA North America Division, and Vice President - Client Strategy, LocaliQ

Brooke Christofferson

United States

Executive Director of Puzzles, The New York Times

Eric von Coelln

United States

co-CEO, Quartz

Kevin Delaney

United States

Vice President Sales Operations and Ad Operations, Advance Local

Dennis Dube


Chief Operating Officer, News Corp Australia

Damian Eales

United States

Senior Editor and Director of Strategy, The New York Times

Tyson Evans

United States

Vice President, Commerce, Business Insider

Breton Fischetti


President, INMA, and General Manager, El Espectador

Eduardo Garces

United States

CEO, Garcia Media

Mario Garcia

United States

President, USA Today Marketing Network

Kevin Gentzel

United States

Chief Business Officer, Lifestyle Division, Conde Nast

Eric Gillin


Vice President, Marketing, CCI Europe

Jacob Gjørtz

United States

Vice President of Product Optimization, Wall Street Journal

Peter Gray

United States

Global Head, NYTLicensing and Print Innovation, The New York Times

Michael Greenspon

United States

Founder and CEO, Polar

Kunal Gupta


CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Aftenposten

Espen Egil Hansen

United States

Global Head, Digital and Media Distribution, Bloomberg Media

M. Scott Havens

United States

Vice President of Content and Head of Partnerships, Advance Local

Michelle Holmes

United Kingdom

Co-Editor, Economist Radio, The Economist

Marguerite Howell

United States

Seminar Moderator and Senior Vice President of Revenue Strategy, Tribune Company

Susan Jacobs

United Kingdom

Global Director of Content, Financial Times

Lexi Jarman


Managing Director Europe, Print Power

Ulbe Jelluma


CEO, Escenic

Mark van de Kamp

United States

CEO, Piano

Trevor Kaufman

United States

Audience Engagement Editor, The New York Times

Zainab Khan

United States

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Quartile

Daniel Knijnik

United States

Chief Operating Officer, USA Today Network

Michael Kuntz

United States

co-CEO, Quartz

Jay Lauf

Hong Kong

Head of Data Analytics, South China Morning Post

Korey Lee

United States

Co-Founder and Head of Programmatic Advertising, Quartile

Sylvio Lindenberg

United States

Founder and CEO, Wondery

Hernan Lopez


CEO, Schibsted Media Group

Kristin Skogen Lund

United States

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Spoken Layer

Will Mayo

United States

Senior Vice President, Digital, Gatehouse Media

Jeff Moriarty

United States

Editor in Chief, Digiday Media

Brian Morrissey

United States

Managing Partner, Tapit Partners

Alan Mutter

United States

Chief Revenue Officer, Storyful

Ebonie Newman

United Kingdom

Senior Researcher, Oxford University

Grzegorz (Greg) Piechota

United States

Chief Executive Officer, Lifeblue

Nicki Purcell

United States

Chief Content Officer and Co-Founder, eMarketer

Geoff Ramsey


Managing Director, Business Media, Ringier Axel Springer

Nina Ranke


Host, Digicel Rising Stars

Terri-Karelle Reid


VP Commercial, Ilta-Sanomat

Timo Rinne

United States

Editorial Director, The New York Times Magazine Labs

Caitlin Roper

United States

Senior Vice President Advertising Sales, Newsday Media Group

Andrea Rothchild

Puerto Rico

Marketing Director, GFR Media

Joana Santiago

United States

Chief of Product, Engineering, and Data Science, Chartbeat

Joshua Schwartz

United Kingdom

President, Innovation Media Consulting Group

Juan Señor

United States

Executive Producer, Politico Audio

Dave Shaw


Chief GM – Strategy, Business and Brand Development, Jagran Prakashan

Vinod Shrivastava


Chief Data Officer, Torstar

John Souleles

South Africa

CEO, Media24 Print Media

Rika Swart

United States

Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS News Digital

Christy Tanner

United States

CEO, News Corporation

Robert Thomson


Head of Audience, Australian Community Media, Nine

Gayle Tomlinson


CEO, 24sata

Boris Trupcevic

United States

Global Partnerships , News and Publishing, Google

Medha Vedaprakash

United States

President, USA Today Network

Maribel Perez Wadsworth

The Netherlands

Director Video, De Telegraaf

Mandy van der Wal

United States

Managing Director, Global Partnerships, Google

Jason Washing

United States

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, The Wall Street Journal

Suzi Watford

United States

General Manager, Subscription Sales and Marketing, Wall Street Journal

Karl Wells

United States

Director of North America, News Partnerships, Facebook

Jason White


Board Member, McPherson Media Group

Robert Whitehead

United States

Chief Digital Operations Officer, Tribune Publishing

Grant Whitmore

United States

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Local Digital Media, CBS News

Adam Wiener

United States

Executive Director and CEO, INMA

Earl J. Wilkinson


Publisher, Gazeta Wyborcza

Jerzy Wójcik

United States

Chief Marketing Officer, USA Today Network

Andy Yost

Who Attends INMA?

The INMA World Congress attracts senior management from the leading news media companies in 40+ countries: CEOs, publishers, general managers, digital leaders, advertising executives, audience executives,marketing executives, editors, and researchers.

World-Class Venues

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The TimesCenter

The INMA World Congress’ home in Manhattan remains The TimesCenter, designed by Renzo Piano and a part of The New York Times’ offices. Settle into this state-of-the-art venue for an intimate look at media’s cutting edge.

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The opening reception of the INMA World Congress will be at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on the Upper East Side. World Congress attendees will get a chance to network in the midst of the famous museum surrounded by the works of Simone Leigh and Robert Mapplethorpe, and the Permanent Collection containing Impressionist and Modern masterpieces.

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Edison Ballroom

A Times Square fixture since 1932, the illustrious Edison Ballroom has played host to famous bands and singers from Bob Dylan to Rod Stewart to David Bowie to Tony Bennett and musicals such as Oh! Calcutta! Today, the ballroom hosts events, celebrity birthdays, and is a popular venue for movies and TV shows.

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Are You Wondering

Why New York?

  • The global capital for news media
  • The global capital for marketing and advertising
  • Corporate headquarters for many peer media companies and suppliers serving news media
  • 41 Broadway theaters
  • 83 museums, including some of the world’s best
  • 72 Michelin-starred restaurants
  • Unparalleled nightlife that spans all tastes
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Why INMA is different?

  • Unparalleled ability to leverage global best practices and make them relevant
  • Our familiarity with the trends, technologies, and stars that drive the media business
  • An agenda derived from the international INMA community (hand-picked by peers)
  • Connections with the right people at the right media companies
  • Our attendees are practical change agents hungry for knowledge