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Jeremy D. Gilbert

Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

Professor, Knight Chair in Digital Media Strategy


Areas of Focus

  • Computers and journalism
  • Media strategy
  • Digital News
  • Artificial Intelligence in media
  • Robots and jobs
  • Future of journalism
  • Human-centered Media Design
  • Augmented
  • Virtual reality news stories


  • Infusing technology in media
  • Using artificial intelligence to automate the production, personalization and customization of journalism
  • Researching the needs of news consumers and creators
  • Experimenting with new story forms like augmented and virtual reality
  • Exploring new business models for news media


As Director of Strategic Initiatives at The Washington Post, Jeremy identified, created, and executed unique digital products, storytelling experiences and digital strategies, including Heliograf, the system powering the Post's first artificial intelligence-powered stories. It is the first virtual and augmented reality story and it developed the Talent Network, an industry-leading freelance network. Jeremy developed and deployed National Geographic's digital strategy  and led the Poynter Institute in rethinking and redesigning its industry-leading website.