20140801-greg-barber GREG BARBER
Director of Digital News Projects, Washington Post

Core areas of expertise: Digital Comunity & Strategy

Greg Barber has made a career of startups within news organizations.

As director of digital news projects at The Washington Post, he helps to hone the Post’s digital strategy and develop tools in the interactivity, personalization, and gaming spaces.

He also manages strategy and partnerships for The Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, The New York Times and Mozilla to create open-source tools to improve community on news sites.

In his 12 years at The Post, he’s helped develop products like the Express newspaper as its deputy editor and Trove and Washington Post Social Reader as managing editor of WaPo Labs.

He started his career as a digital editor at PBS’s NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.