Damon Kiesow

Knight Chair in Journalism Innovation, Missouri School of Journalism

Kiesow was a speaker for the workshop “Building an agile newsroom to succeed in a rapidly changing future,” at the 25th ISOJ. Watch the presentation here.

Damon KiesowDamon Kiesow is a digital media pioneer who specializes in aligning community information needs and business strategy in support of sustainable local journalism. He teaches a senior capstone in audience research and news product thinking, authored the first textbook in News Product Management and is a co-founder of the News Product Alliance.

Before joining Mizzou, he served as director of Product for McClatchy in Raleigh, North Carolina, working with a group of locally-focused news organizations from California to Pennsylvania. While there he reorganized the Product group and created the company’s first Product Design and User Experience Research teams.