Internews welcomes Chanpreet Arora, Business Head, AVOD at Viacom18 Digital Ventures and a leading media executive, and Wolfgang Blau, a respected media manager and innovator on climate journalism to the board of Internews Europe.
Mark Stephens, chairman of the Internews Europe board said: “I’m delighted Wolfgang and Chanpreet are joining the board, with their expertise and global perspectives, at a time of growth for the organization.”
Chanpreet Arora is a recognized leader in the international media industry. Her work over the last 20 years has included the launch and scaling of leading international and local media brands in India including VICE Media, The New York Times, Formula One, Times Internet, Discovery Channel, and Formula One. Arora is currently the Senior Vice President and Business head of VOOT’s (Viacom18’s OTT platform) advertiser-led business.
Wolfgang Blau is an international media manager and journalist. He recently co-founded the new Oxford Climate Journalism Network together with Meera Selva at Oxford University’s Reuters Institute. In his last roles, he was the global Chief Operating Officer & President International of global media company Condé Nast with teams across Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East; the Executive Director of Digital Strategy of The Guardian for the US, UK, and Australia; and the Editor-in-Chief of Germany’s Zeit Online.