Director of strategic initiatives, The Washington Post
Jeremy Gilbert is director of strategic initiatives at The Washington Post, leading the newsroom to identify, create, and execute unique digital products and storytelling experiences. He works closely with The Post’s engineering, product design, graphics, audience, analytics and advertising teams.
In this role, Gilbert has reimagined election night experiences, created The Post’s first virtual reality stories, built a freelance network that changes how The Post covers national stories and launched a new leadership vertical.
Previously Gilbert led digital strategy at National Geographic, taught journalism at Northwestern University, worked at The Poynter Institute. Throughout his career he has alternated between journalism and digital design.
He graduated with a bachelors and masters from Northwestern and currently lives on Capitol Hill in Washington DC with his wife and their two young boys.