Rodney Gibbs

Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Atlanta, GA
Treasurer, ONA Board of Directors
Last edited June 22, 2021

Rodney Gibbs is the senior director of strategy and innovation for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. From 2012 – 2019, as The Texas Tribune’s first chief product officer, he helped grow the Tribune into a paragon of innovative and sustainable digital journalism. In 2020, he launched Revenue Lab, a training and resource center within the Tribune that has helped hundreds of news orgs develop revenue- and audience-generating products and practices. Prior roles include co-founding two digital studios that produced apps and videogames and writing scripts for television programs. Rodney holds a bacherlor’s degree from Rice University and a MFA from the University of Texas at Austin.



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