Kevin Young

Kevin Young spearheads The Economist’s digital growth in a newly created role that builds on his previous position as head of social media.

He oversees editorial strategies for social output, newsletters, push alerts and SEO, as well as developing the company’s presence on new platforms and exploring other digital opportunities.

He leads a team of talented and motivated editors who have transformed The Economist’s social operations over the past 12 months and are nominated for Social media team of the year at The Drum Online Media Awards 2020.

He aims to bring together a global network of journalists, data analysts, commercial specialists and product managers as one united force to identify, attract and retain quality audiences for the long term.

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