Celeste LeCompte

  • Director of Business Development
  • ProPublica

Celeste is the director of business development at ProPublica. She has worn many hats in the digital media space, as an award-winning journalist, a media entrepreneur, and consultant, providing digital product development and content strategy advice to media companies, nonprofits and corporate clients. She served on the launch team for Gigaom Research, an early player in the digital premium content market. As the director of product and founding editor, she developed editorial strategy, oversaw consumer sales and managed partnerships with major media outlets. Celeste was also a co-founder and business manager of Climate Confidential, a crowdfunded reporting project that examined the intersection of environment and technology in collaboration with national and local media partners. She was a 2015 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Note: Celeste is running for the ONA Board of Directors. Learn more about her vision for ONA.

Website: http://propublica.org