Chris Krewson

Executive Director, LION Publishers

Chris KrewsonTwitter: @ckrewson
Chris Krewson is an executive director at LION Publishers, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting local journalism entrepreneurs. Most recently, Chris was vice president of strategy for Spirited Media, the previous parent company of three independent news sites: Billy Penn, The Incline and Denverite. He was the founding editor when Billy Penn launched in 2014. Prior to his five years at Spirited Media, Krewson was the top digital editor at both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. He is also the former executive online editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, and held a variety of digital roles at The Morning Call in Allentown, Pennsylvania.