Orb Media Hires Naja Nielsen, formerly of Danish Broadcaster, DR, as Chief Journalism Officer

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Orb Media Hires Naja Nielsen, formerly of Danish Broadcaster, DR, as Chief Journalism Officer

Orb Media is delighted to announce Naja Nielsen as its new Chief Journalism Officer. Nielsen will spearhead Orb’s ambitious vision of a new type of global journalism, leading Orb’s editorial team in selecting story topics and producing multimedia projects for a diverse, global audience.

“Naja will be applying her considerable energy, expertise and experience to building out Orb's newsroom and producing amazing reporting on issues that touch billions of people,” said Founder and CEO Molly Bingham. “I am thrilled that she’s chosen to bring her unique catalogue of abilities to Orb.”

Nielsen comes to Orb with more than two decades of editorial experience. As Head of News, she led DR, Danish Broadcasting, to become one of the most successful public news broadcasters in Europe. In 2014 she was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University working on her research project "Journalism in the Digital Age.” She sits on the advisory boards of News Xchange and the Constructive Institute.

"I’m immensely proud to join Orb,” said Nielsen. “I believe Orb can make a real difference with factual, unbiased, curious and well-told journalism about the common challenges we face as one big global community.”