Nic Newman

senior research fellow Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Nic Newman is Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism where he is lead author of the annual Digital News Report, the world’s largest on-going study of consumer behaviour around news covering 46 countries. He also authors an influential annual report on journalism and technology trends and has published a recent report on how publishers are using TikTok to attract younger audiences. Other research interests include podcasts and digital audio, new storytelling formats, social media and misinformation and trust in news.

Nic also works as a consultant helping media companies with product strategy, data metrics, and digital transformation. He was a founding member of the BBC News Website in 1997 where he led international coverage. As Head of Product Development and Engineering for BBC News he helped introduce innovations such as apps, blogs, podcasting and on-demand video. For ten years he led digital teams, developing websites, mobile and interactive TV applications for News, Sport, Weather and Local.

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