Kelly Regan

Kelly Regan is the editorial director for Next City, a non-profit news organisation with a mission to unleash the transformative power of solutions-based journalism to equip communities and their leaders with the knowledge and connections to reimagine cities as liberated places of economic, environmental and racial justice.

Kelly oversees Next City’s content across all publishing platforms, including online, ebooks, webinars and live events. Next City is one of the leading solutions journalism practitioners in the world — the third most prolific contributor to the solutions journalism tracker, trailing only The Guardian and The New York Times.

Before joining Next City, Kelly worked for two decades in magazines, books, and digital publishing. As an editorial manager at Google, she assembled and directed content teams that prototyped and launched the Destinations at Google travel channel, as well as the Explore recommendation engine on Google Maps.