Emily Yount Swelgin

Chief Product Officer • The 19th • Austin, TX
Last edited March 16, 2022

Emily Swelgin is Chief Product Officer at The 19th, an independent, nonprofit newsroom covering the intersection of gender, politics and policy. She leads an interdisciplinary team that aims to be in conversation with women and the LGBTQ+ community to understand and meet their news and information needs through innovative products and experiences. Emily previously worked in visual journalism and user experience design at The Texas Tribune, The Washington Post and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.