As Director of Strategic Initiatives, Jeremy Gilbert has created unique digital products and storytelling experiences for the legendary Washington Post. Gilbert developed the paper's first virtual reality stories.
He has also reimagined election night experiences, built a freelance network that changed how the Post covers national stories and is working on new business opportunities for the newsroom.
Before joining The Washington Post, Gilbert helped National Geographic develop and deploy its digital strategy. He was an associate professor teaching media product design, interactive storytelling, web and print design tools and techniques at Northwestern University in Illinois.
Jeremy Gilbert is in Australia for the Walkley Foundation’s annual Storyology program, and gave his first special address to the Melbourne Press Club.