The Newsroom Summit 2018

The Newsroom Summit 2018

29 Oct 2018 to 30 Oct 2018

 Next-level engagement: personalisation and metrics

Newsroom Summit 2018 is the first stop for senior editorial execs looking to exchange ideas on practical newsroom strategy. This year we are hosted by digital trailblazers and Norwegian market leaders Verdens Gang - with a strong focus on Nordic excellence.

Verdens Gang (VG)- Oslo
29 - 30 October 2018


Post Newsroom Summit NORDIC STUDY TOUR: Meet the secret pioneers of the news industry! 

Join us on 31 October & 1 November, in Oslo and Stockholm, for a study tour to the newsrooms of Scandinavian publishers.



  • Director of Digital Innovation, WELT, Germany
  • Head of data strategies, product manager, MittMedia, Sweden
  • Nikos Sarris photo
    Head of the ATC Innovation Lab, ATC, Greece
  • Head of platforms and strategic partnerships, MittMedia, Sweden
  • Newsletters Editor, The Economist, United Kingdom
  • Deputy Head of Audience Engagement, Financial Times, United Kingdom
  • CEO, Neva Labs, Ireland
  • Managing Editor,
  • Tilman Wagner photo
    Innovation Manager, DW Research & Cooperation Projects, Deutsche Welle, Germany
  • Content & Community Manager, Content Insights, UK
  • Senior Editor-in-Chief, Helsingin Sanomat, Finland
  • Director of Audience Engagement, Dagens Næringsliv, Norway
  • Head of Digital, The Tiso Blackstar Group, South Africa
  • Editor in Chief and CEO, VG - Verdens Gang AS, Norway
  • BBC World Service Digital Development Editor, BBC, United Kingdom
  • Andrea Wagemans photo
    Project Coordinator, WAN-IFRA, France



  • 1

    Audience engagement

    Newsrooms have moved from growing reach to enriching the relationship between the newsroom and audience. How are they achieving this? What AI, tools and metrics are they using?


  • 2

    Newsroom organisation

    Is the newsroom responsible for marketing paid articles? Should developers and coders sit alongside journalists? Can UX, data and analysis be centralised? What are the models that work? 

  • 3

    News feed personalisation

    In the era of the infinite scrolling thumb - what approaches are top publishers taking to make the news feed more algorithmic and individual?

  • 4

    Newsroom co-operation

    The ICIJ brought together Süddeutsche, the Guardian, the BBC, La Nación and many other publishers to work on the Panama Papers. What is the future of content collaboration?