Nic Newman is Research Associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism where he researches and writes on the future of digital media. He is lead author of the Digital News Report the world’s biggest and most authoritative survey of changing news consumption which covered 37 countries in 2018. He is also author of an influential annual report detailing trends at the intersection of technology and journalism. Nic played a key role in shaping the BBC’s internet services over more than a decade. He was a founding member of the BBC News Website, leading international coverage as World Editor (1997-2001). As Head of Product Development and then Future Media Controller for BBC News (2001-10), he helped introduce innovations such as blogs, podcasting and on-demand video. Nic also works as a consultant with a range of other media companies.