Director of Strategic Initiatives Education: Northwestern University, MA and BA in journalism
As director of strategic initiatives at The Washington Post, Jeremy Gilbert leads the newsroom to identify, create and execute unique digital products and storytelling experiences. He reimagined election night experiences, created The Washington Post's first virtual reality stories, built a freelance network that changes how The Post covers national stories and launched a new leadership vertical. Gilbert works closely with the engineering, product design, graphics, audience, analytics and advertising teams. Previously he led digital strategy at National Geographic, taught journalism at Northwestern University, worked at the Poynter Institute and art-directed a couple of newspapers.