The Washington Post today announced that Miki King will be joining the company’s executive team as vice president of operations.
“Miki King is part of the elite corps of media executives. Her proven track record of leading high-performing teams, executing large-scale projects, and driving business and growth strategy will serve The Post well,” said Steve Gibson, chief financial officer, The Washington Post. “We are very fortunate to have someone with Miki’s skill and experience in this critical role.”
In her role at Politico, Miki was one of the architects of the media outlet’s highly successful digital subscription business, Politico Pro. There, she led a team of business development professionals for the digital subscription service before being named EVP of Operations of the company in 2014. As EVP of Operations, Miki launched a new talent acquisition team, spearheaded the company’s community engagement initiatives, and oversaw the buildout and move to the company’s new office space.
In previous positions, Miki led business development teams at The Advisory Board Company, and served as Director of Business Development for the Health Care practice of Manatt, Phelps and Philips.
As vice president of operations for The Post, Miki will facilitate, advance and organize cross-functional initiatives involving multiple disciplines across the company. Additionally, she will lead the finance project management office as well as the facilities and administration teams.
Miki holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a JD from George Mason University School of Law, and was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 2007.
She lives in Virginia with her husband and two sons.