Rodney leads the Texas Tribune’s Revenue Lab. Launched in 2020, RevLab helps newsrooms around the world adopt the Tribune’s playbook for financial sustainability, and it experiments with new revenue ideas, which it tests locally and then shares freely. A TV writer turned entrepreneur, Rodney founded and sold two digital media companies before joining the Tribune in 2012 as its chief innovation officer. In 2015, he became the Tribune’s first chief product officer.
- New Iterations in News Philanthropy — ONA19, September 11, 2019
- Making the (Internal) Case for New Products and Experiments — ONA18, September 12, 2018
- Digital Journalism Insights 2018: Lightning Talks from ONA Board Candidates — ONA18, September 12, 2018