Shazna Nessa is former deputy managing editor of editorial products and innovation at the Associated Press in New York. She ran an award-winning global department that created visual and interactive news content in multiple formats. She joined AP in 1999 in Paris and was transferred to New York a year later as an interactive news designer.
In 2005, she was named interactive editor of asap, AP’s seminal news service that produced multimedia-rich content using new storytelling techniques. In 2007, the London native and Sorbonne graduate left AP for a year to work at Conde Nast’s Portfolio.com, as executive multimedia producer. Today her work is primarily focused around transitions in a rapidly shifting media ecosystem and the innovations in storytelling.