Louise Roug is the Executive Editor, International, for HuffPost, leading the global editorial strategy.
She is a Pulitzer-finalist with 20 years of experience in digital journalism, magazines, and newspapers. Before coming to HuffPost, she was the Global Editor of Mashable and, prior to that, the Foreign Editor of Newsweek and The Daily Beast, overseeing the international coverage of a combined digital and print 140-person global newsroom. She got her start in California, working at the Los Angeles Times for almost a decade, covering the 2008 Presidential Election and conflicts in the Middle East, among many other things.
Louise's work has been recognized with numerous awards. She won the Overseas Press Club Award and she was a Pulitzer finalist in 2006 in the International Reporting category for Iraq coverage as part of a group. At Newsweek/The Daily Beast, she won two back-to-back Webby Awards in 2012 and 2013 for Best News Site and a 2012 National Magazine Digital Ellie Award as part of a team.