audience editor
The New York Times Magazine

An expert in the unique intersection of media, readership and social consumption, Iva Dixit specializes in how to build and retain digital audiences, and has done so for three of America's most well-known names in legacy journalism. She is currently the Audience Editor for The New York Times Magazine, where she runs social and audience strategy, devising social rollouts for their weekly cover stories, overseeing the distribution of the Magazine's signature pieces of investigative journalism, and conceptualizing social campaigns for ambitious digital projects like the Magazine's audio-only Voyages Issue, which won the Digital Innovation Award from the American Society of Magazine Editors. Previously, she was a member of the social team at The New Yorker, where she worked on major social media campaigns for a range of blockbuster stories like the Harvey Weinstein expos√©, and was nominated for ASME Social Media Award. At the New Yorker, she also launched and ran the New Yorker Cartoons account on Instagram and was nominated for a Shorty Award. 

Judging panel

Justine Bower

director of communications - consumer & social
UKTV

Carl Juresic

Senior Strategist
Leo Burnett

Kat Harding

social director
Havas London & Cake

Tom Reding

Director of Media
BrewDog

Marc Sharp

head of paid social
Jellyfish

Jorge Machado

director of innovation
VMLY&R

Daniel Hernandez

head of resolution media
Manning Gottlieb OMD

steve hatch

vice president for northern europe
Facebook

Tom Punch

global president, chief creative officer
Spring Studios

Katy Howell

CEO
immediate future

Camilla Craven

director of PR & advocacy
Charlotte Tilbury

Katy Howell

CEO
immediate future

Thiago Correa

head of programmatic media
Zenith

David PARKINSON

co-founder and MD
Brave & Heart

Marc Sharp

head of paid social
Jellyfish

Joe Goulcher

head of content
PGOne

Jon Biggs

executive creative director
MediaMonks

Chris Kelly

head of digital marketing
Foxtons

Bogdana Butnar

experience strategy lead
Karamarama

Kinda Jackson

managing director, digital
Brands2life

Deborah King

head of paid social
Essence

Matthew Payne

Creative Technology Director
Tribal Worldwide London

Rebecca Holmes

director of social media
Splendid Communications

Saskia Jones

Data Strategy Director
BBH London

Ellen Stewart

content director
PinkNews

Angus MacKinnon

group creative director
Publicis Poke

Sophie Mindell

director of digital and social media
Fifty Digital

Joshua Connell

head of content
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Ltd

Sally Rushton

director of engagement
Jaywing

Claire Twohill

director, social and innovation
FleishmanHillard

Will Harvey

digital innovation manager, GB & IOI
Diageo

Lucy Amos

head of social media (UK)
Disney

Sedge Beswick

founder & managing director
SEEN Connects

Iva Dixit

audience editor
The New York Times Magazine