‘Newsonomics’ analyst Ken Doctor will deliver Mega-Conference’s opening keynote


Ken Doctor, the widely-quoted media analyst, will be the opening day keynoter at the Key Executives Mega-Conference Monday, Feb. 26.

The consultant and author of “Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get,” is an in-demand speaker at media industry events.

Doctor coined the word Newsonomics to describe the new discipline of understanding the money flow within the print and broadcast transition to digital. He operates his own website and writes a popular weekly “Newsonomics Of” column for the Nieman Journalism Lab.

His digital media experience includes 21 years with Knight Ridder, then the nation’s second-largest newspaper group. He served in a variety of roles at Knight Ridder, including as managing editor of the St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press and as vice president of Knight Ridder Digital.

Doctor is also an analyst for the consumer research firm Outsell, and has experience with licensing, corporate development, business development and syndication.