A Chat with Adam Symson

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Adam Symson of The E.W. Scripps Company; Matt Goldberg of NBCUniversal
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 11:30am
  • Location: Montgomery A
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Join us for a one-on-one with the president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Co. as we discuss the state of the media, his vision for the future and perspective on investigative journalism. Symson’s career has given him experience working in radio, as a television investigative producer and executive producer. As a leader at Scripps, he has served as Director of Investigations, Director of Content and Marketing, Chief Digital Officer, Chief Operating Officer and has been the CEO since August 2017. From advice on what makes a great story to running a successful business, this session is sure to leave you inspired about the industry.

Speaker Bios

  • Matt Goldberg is the Vice President of Content Strategy for the NBC Owned TV Stations, where he leads a team focused on innovative storytelling. He has been honored with numerous local and national awards, including the IRE Award.  He has worked at television stations in Phoenix, Houston, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. His reporting has exposed consumer fraud, government corruption and human rights violations.  Matt also serves on the IRE board of directors.

  • Adam Symson is president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company. Prior to his appointment, he served as the company’s COO and chief digital officer. Adam joined Scripps in 2002 as executive producer of investigations and special projects for KNXV, the ABC affiliate in Phoenix. He joined the corporate office in 2003 as director of investigations and special projects. Prior to Scripps, Adam worked as an investigative journalist at KCBS in Los Angeles, WBBM Chicago, KNBC and KCAL-TV, as well as for CBS and NBC News.

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