Rachel Nixon

Rachel Nixon

Year

2018

Program

IDEABOOST

Biography

Rachel Nixon is Discourse Media’s executive editor. An award-winning digital news leader, she has two decades’ experience shaping editorial and digital strategies for international media organizations. Nixon has previously served as editor-in-chief of MSN News and Sports in the U.S. and as senior director of digital media for CBC News in Toronto. At CBC, she led the relaunch of the digital news service and drove high-impact projects. Before coming to Canada, Nixon was one of the first journalists for the world-renowned BBC News website in London. She held senior editorial roles in her nine years with the site, and was named BBC World Service Editor of the Year in 2007.

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