The subsequent excerpt despatched out by Semafor founder and CEO Justin Smith reads:
I am happy to share with you that Meera Pattni has been appointed as Head of World wide Communications for Semafor.
In this situation, Pattni will lead the company’s world wide communications tactic from inception, serving as a critical member of Semafor’s founding leadership group and working closely with Founder & CEO Justin Smith and Co-Founder & Editor-in-Main Ben Smith as they assemble a earth-course suite of expertise in the operate up to launching this slide.
Pattni beforehand served as Condé Nast’s Senior Vice President of Communications wherever she oversaw the company’s communications approach for its over 30 brand names which include Vogue and GQ in over 30 marketplaces throughout Europe, APAC and Latin America. During her tenure, Pattni led communications for the company’s 1st major international transformation in its 100-year heritage which unified its written content teams and myriad intercontinental enterprises via a new worldwide editorial technique.
Prior, Pattni put in approximately a ten years at VICE Media Team where she oversaw North The united states communications for the company’s crucial companies and portfolio of models together with its News, Digital and Television divisions as Vice President, Communications. Below her stewardship, she led the organization to 69 Emmy® nominations and 17 wins, overseeing crucial partnerships with HBO, Hulu and Showtime and played a seminal purpose in launching the award-profitable VICE News model internationally.
She retains a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from City University, London and a bachelors of arts in English Literature from the University of Sheffield.
On becoming a member of, Pattni stated: “The information landscape ought to be continuously evolving if we are serving our audiences correctly and that implies we want additional leaders who are ready to bet huge on discovering new styles for our industry. I’m proud to be joining a group that’s passionate about embracing modify in the course of this important instant for media and modern society at-significant and to have the opportunity to construct a world-class information providing from scratch with some of the most artistic minds in our business.”
Pattni will be primarily based in New York and report to Justin Smith, Founder & CEO, Semafor. She starts off later on this month.
You can congratulate Pattni on Twitter.