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Robertson Barrett

Robertson Barrett

President of Digital Media, Hearst Newspapers, USA

Robertson Barrett is president of Hearst Newspapers Digital Media, where he is responsible for product innovation in news, information and entertainment across Hearst’s local markets. Previously, Rob ran Yahoo News, where he launched new programming featuring Katie Couric and a cross-platform integration with ABC News, and Yahoo Finance, where he created a similar partnership with CNBC. His roots are in newspapers - first as a staff writer for The Raleigh News & Observer, then as the digital leader of The Los Angeles Times and EVP of Tribune Interactive. Since he joined in 2016, Hearst Newspapers has invested in consumer data and begun a transformation into a consumer-focused media and product company.