Becca Aaronson is the interim executive director of the News Product Alliance, a global community of support and practice for news product thinkers. She previously worked as the Director of Product at Chalkbeat, a non-profit, digital-first network of local newsrooms covering K-12 education in seven cities.
At Chalkbeat, she oversaw digital product development and visual storytelling. In 2018, Becca was selected for the Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media.
Becca spent the first eight years of her career at The Texas Tribune, where she became their first-ever product manager. She was responsible for creating and managing the Tribune’s product roadmap and ensuring that technology products aligned with audience and brand strategy. She also co-founded the Tribune’s data visuals team, where she designed, built, and managed several award-winning investigative projects.
Becca has a bachelor’s degree in cultural theory from Scripps College in Claremont, Calif.