Nikita Roy

host podcast Newsroom Robots

Nikita Roy is a data scientist, journalist, media entrepreneur and AI expert. She hosts the globally acclaimed Newsroom Robots podcast, which has ranked among the top technology podcasts in over 30 countries on Apple Podcasts. It is regarded as a "space for the news industry to actively discuss AI."

Her digital news startup, The NRI Nation, has been incubated at Harvard Innovation Labs, is a two-time semifinalist at the Harvard President's Innovation Challenge, and has received the Harvard Innovation Lab's Spark Grant.

Nikita has been a part of the International Center for Journalists' News Innovation Lab and the Google News Initiative Startups Lab. She was spotlighted as a notable Canadian youth founder and was selected for Canada's League of Innovators Accelerator in 2022. She is the President of the Canadian Association of Journalists - National Capital Region chapter. An alumna of the University of Toronto and Harvard University, Nikita aims to foster the responsible and innovative use of AI in newsrooms and conducts workshops, offers consultancy, and develops AI products.

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