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Eric Ulken

Eric Ulken

Independent consultant, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

A veteran digital leader in local media, Eric works as a consultant and trainer to news organizations navigating change. He was most recently managing editor for digital operations at the Philadelphia Media Network, the publisher of The Inquirer, Daily News and, where he oversaw visual journalism, content management tools and training and helped lead a top-to-bottom reorganization of the newsroom last year. He joined the company in 2014 as executive director of digital strategy before moving into the newly unified newsroom in 2016 to oversee digital efforts. He previously led digital news and product development at The Seattle Times and held a number of digital roles at the Los Angeles Times, where he co-founded the paper's award-winning Data Desk. He has taught journalism at the University of Southern California and the University of British Columbia and was a 2013 fellow in the Sulzberger Leadership Program at Columbia University.