Ritu Kapur is the co-founder and CEO of The Quint. She has driven digital innovation at Quintillion Media from starting the innovation lab, to launching a health vertical – FIT, to driving the fight against misinformation with a fact check initiative – WebQoof.
Ritu Kapur has also strived to provide multiple platforms for free speech. One such platform is Talking Stalking, where The Quint collaborated with senior advocate Kamini Jaiswal and Member of Parliament Dr Shashi Tharoor to submit a bill in Parliament to make stalking a non-bailable offence. Others include The Quint’s multilingual campaign “BOL”, and its citizen journalism initiative “My Report”. Ritu feels very strongly about significant gender representation in mainstream journalism – and has been leading the “Me The Change” campaign on The Quint which focusses on the rights and aspirations of young women in India.
She is on the advisory board of Oxford University’s Reuters Institute Of Journalism, the World Editor’s Forum at WAN IFRA and Future News Worldwide. Ritu Kapur has been recognized by Outlook Business as “Woman of Worth 2017 – The Newsmaker”.
Webinar: ReInventing News for Young India
LIVE on 6 Aug, Thursday, 5:30PM (GMT+8)
Moderated By: Richa Arora, Co-Founder of Metapixel Studios & Content Director of a@c films
Joined By: Faye D’Souza, Senior Journalist
While Quint has looked at story telling through a smooth blend of video, audio, graphics and text, offering a modern, sharp take on the world, Faye has built a stellar 500 K Instagram following by reinventing news through her very popular “News that Should be Headlines” and “Good News Tonight”-both targeting Young India.
The webinar will be moderated by Richa Arora, Co-Founder, Metapixel Studios and Ex-Group Head, Promotions and Marketing, NDTV Network.