Lara Setrakian

CEO, News Deeply

Lara Setrakian is the Co-Founder and CEO of News Deeply, an award-winning new media firm that builds in-depth platforms on the world’s most important issues. TIME Magazine called their work “The Future of News,” while Fast Company said it “outsmarts the news business, redefines crisis coverage.” Lara was previously a foreign correspondent for ABC News and Bloomberg Television.

Authored Content

  • Feb 28 2015
    Report Telling and Spreading Stories That Fuel Change In September 2014, a remarkable group of individuals convened at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Italy to discuss how to help those in the social impact sector use the full power of storytelling and infuse memorable, mind-changing stories into their work. The room was filled with thought-provoking journalists, accomplished documentarians, digital strategists who challenge traditional story construction, practitioners working with organizations every day, a leading […] Justina Chen, Andy Goodman, Garth Moore, James Geneske, Kristen Grimm, Lara Setrakian, Liba Rubenstein, Maria Ressa, Marjan Safinia, Matt Locke, Robert Medina, Shankar Vedantam, Traci Carpenter, Victor Ombonya, Wendy Levy
  • Feb 19 2015
    Blog Post Mining the Mindset of a Publisher Content publishing—the production of articles, blog items, photos, and features—has become a core activity for organizations of all kinds: non-profits, think tanks, institutions, and expert practitioners with knowledge to share. These emerging publishers fall into two distinct camps: those who do it, and those who do it really well. What accounts for the difference? It’s a […] Lara Setrakian