Editor, Fast Company
Why every business needs a sense of purpose…and how to make money in media
Robert Safian is the Editor of Fast Company. In this in-depth interview, he reveals the strong sense of purpose behind the business and how this infuses their reporting; discusses how to stay flexible in a fast changing environment; explains why metrics are sometimes overrated; debates the difficulties of monetising an audience, and the struggle to make money in media; and waxes lyrical on the importance of company culture.
Essays Editor, Longreads
19th July 2018
Championing the importance of long form content in a breaking news world
12th July 2018
Growing a global community of over 26 million people – and the best life hack learned along the way
Managing Director, WGSN
6th July 2018
Launching HuffPost UK from a mock-up idea to 8m users; and now leading a team of global trend forecasters to predict the future of how we’ll live and work
Chief Executive, 7digital
28th June 2018
The radio industry “lifer” predicts the future direction of streaming, curated content… and of radio itself.
Former Executive Chairman, News International
21st June 2018
The highs and lows of five decades as Rupert Murdoch’s most trusted lieutenant – building and running his global media empire.