Niketa Patel


Niketa Patel oversees news partnerships in the U.S. for Twitter and is based in New York City. Previously, she was director of news and content partnerships at RebelMouse and became managing director of RebelMouse’s Media Lab. She focused on key initiatives with an eye toward content creation, audience development and multi-platform products.

Patel has 12 years of experience in digital journalism and audience development at CNN, ABC News, CBS News, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Florida Times-Union and more. She’s also been a long-time member of the Online News Association, Asian American Journalists Association and South Asian Journalists Association.

Her Twitter handle is @Niketa.

Patel will be speaking at the 10UP Summit in New York on Aug. 29, 2016. She is also the instructor in the Poynter e-learning webinar Elevate Social Media Storytelling with RebelMouse: A Digital Tools Tutorial.