Becca Aaronson is 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 oversees digital product development and visual storytelling. In 2018, Becca was selected for the Poynter’s Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. Becca began her career at The Texas Tribune, where she was 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. During her eight year tenure at the Tribune, 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.
- We Built a Product Team in One Year: Here’s Everything We Learned — ONA19, September 11, 2019
- Product Thinking for News Leaders — ONA19, September 11, 2019
- J-School Supplemental: Product Management — ONA18, September 12, 2018