Graham Watson-Ringo is a senior director with the News Revenue Hub where she helps local news outlets create strategies to become profitable and sustainable. Graham, a 20-year journalism veteran, spent the bulk of her career working in sports journalism with major metros such as the Dallas Morning News and St. Louis Post-Dispatch before moving into digital journalism with ESPN and Yahoo. She left sports to pursue holistic digital strategy at the San Antonio Express-News before eventually fostering a love of nonprofit journalism at the San Antonio Report, where she served three years as managing editor. Graham is a lover of the full-funnel approach, well-crafted CTAs, killer UX, and insider journalism speak.
Graham is a graduate of the journalism school at the University of Missouri – Columbia and played goalkeeper for three seasons on the Tigers’ women’s soccer team. Graham is also graduated from the inaugural year of the Executive Leadership Program at the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY. She currently serves on the board of the APSE Foundation, which helps to foster diversity in sports journalism at the managerial level. Graham resides in San Antonio, Texas with her husband and three children.