Katie Vanneck-Smith: I really don’t care what anyone thinks about me

Katie Vanneck-Smith is the Co-founder and Publisher of Tortoise Media with James Harding and Matthew Barzun. Tortoiseis a slow media news platform that is committed to looking at what is drivingthe news and is builton a membershipmodel that is inclusiveand open –www.tortoisemedia.com

Prior to this new adventure as an entrepreneur,Katiewas the President of Dow Jones and publisher of The Wall Street Journal, where she led the company to over 3m subscribers, the largest number in WSJ history.

She has previously worked at the Telegraph Media Group and The Times, where, as Chief Marketing Officer, she was the architect of the newspaper’s early move to paid digital subscriptions.

We discussed:

  • How she stood strong in the problematic culture of newspaper publishing in the 1990’s and 2000s
  • How she has developed her thick skin
  • Why she was locked in a cupboard by her boss early in her career

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