Journalist and Digital Media Executive

Anne Vasquez is a media executive navigating the intersection of storytelling and digital audience. She is Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives of Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing, which includes among its titles the Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News and the South Florida Sun Sentinel. She has worked across Editorial, Product, Marketing and Advertising divisions to develop digital strategy across 10 markets. Through her leadership and vision, she has reimagined storytelling and fueled 500% annual growth in video audience. During that time, two newsrooms won their first Emmy Awards for excellence in video storytelling. A seasoned journalist, Anne was managing editor of the Sun Sentinel overseeing content on all platforms when the newsroom won its first Pulitzer Prize, the 2013 Gold Medal for Public Service. Born and raised in Miami to Cuban immigrants, Anne began her career at The Miami Herald and the San Jose Mercury News.