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Ben Naparstek

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Name  Ben Naparstek
Role  Scribe

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Books  In Conversation: Encounters with 39 Great Writers

Education  University of Melbourne

Ben Naparstek (born 1986) is an Australian digital media executive and journalist who is currently Director, Content & Digital, in the Sydney office of Edelman, the world's largest PR firm.

He joined from the Special Broadcasting Service, where for two years he was Head of Editorial, Online & Emerging Platforms, leading the overall strategy for the SBS online network and its innovation unit the Digital Creative Labs. During this time innovation projects at SBS won a Walkley, a Webby, and a SXSW Interactive Innovation Award, while online traffic increased by 40%.

After graduating with degrees in Arts & Law (Hons) from the University of Melbourne, Naparstek was awarded an Owen Fellowship to study at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, United States, where he co-edited The Jacqueline Rose Reader (Duke University Press).

Naparstek was Editor of the current affairs magazine The Monthly from May 2009 until February 2012.

A collection of his magazine profiles was published by Scribe in 2009 as In Conversation and translated into Portuguese and Chinese.

From February 2012 until August 2015, he edited Good Weekend, which is inserted weekly in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

In 2014 he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study new funding models for public service journalism.

References

Ben Naparstek Wikipedia


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