Monday, May 16th, 11:15–11:55am
TRACK 3: Evolving Trends in Marketing
Chief Strategy Officer, Mic
Cory is the Chief Strategy Officer of Mic where she leads the company's strategy across editorial, product and sales.With a journalism career solely in digital, Cory has a passion for the creative development of cutting-edge storytelling. Prior to Mic, Cory was at the Washington Post where she led innovative initiatives and pushing the envelope on mobile and places to grow new audiences. Previously, Cory cut her teeth following the storms of the Gulf Coast at NOLA.com, site of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans, where she was the Managing Editor. She shared in two Pulitzer Prizes with The Times-Picayune for the staff coverage of Hurricane Katrina, for breaking news and public service in 2006. She also shared in a staff Pulitzer in 2010 for the coverage of police officer shootings with the staff of The Seattle Times. Cory holds a Masters of Arts in Communication Theory from the University of New Orleans and lives outside of Washington, DC with her husband and two children.