Anita Zielina

Director Strategic Initiatives, Newmark J-School at CUNY

Newmark J-School at CUNY

Director Strategic Initiatives



Anita Zielina is an experienced digital media executive and leadership educator with a focus on innovation and change management. She runs all continuing education programs at Newmark J-School at CUNY in NYC. Before that, she was Chief Product Officer and member of the Executive Board of NZZ media group in Switzerland, Deputy Editor-in-Chief at “Stern” in Germany and at “Der Standard” in Austria. She is the first Austrian journalist selected for the one-year Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

Anita has a Law degree from University of Vienna and an Executive MBA from INSEAD. She is the Board Chair of News Product Alliance and a board member of the Austrian Public Broadcaster ORF and the Online News Association.

6 October 2022

The Future of Editorial

3 December 2018

Journalism Reloaded: the Network Effect