Serena Kutchinsky

Serena Kutchinsky is the editorial director of JOE Media, and a former BBC News editor. Over the past 15 years, she has held senior positions on a wide range of national news websites including The Sunday Times, The New Statesman and Newsweek. She has built a reputation for being a female leader dedicated to disrupting and bringing about change in the media.

She is a first-class editor, who also writes on politics, culture and feminism. Social media strategy is another area of expertise — she is skilled at growing reach and engaging with new audiences across a wide range of platforms. An experienced public speaker, she is a regular contributor to BBC Radio and often chairs talks at events such as Hay Festival. She is currently working on her first book about how her father made the world’s largest jewelled egg.