Erin Polgreen


Erin Polgreen is an internationally recognized strategist who works at the intersection of audience engagement, news innovation, and entrepreneurship. She is the founder, editor and publisher of Symbolia: The Tablet Magazine of Illustrated Journalism. She launched the Media Ideation Fellowships and regularly consults for a variety of foundations and media organizations. Product research, development and implementation are her favorite things. You can follow her on Twitter at @erinpolgreen.

Polgreen has produced high-level content collaborations with leading media organizations, including Popular Science, Tumblr and American Public Media’s Public Insight Network. Her work has been written about in more than 100 publications, including Forbes, Fastco and the Columbia Journalism Review.

Polgreen speaks frequently on collaboration, creative content production and entrepreneurship at events such as the Public Radio Program Directors Association, the Society for News Design and SXSWi.