Ray Marcano has 30 years of experience in the newspaper industry. He’s been a reporter and editor in newsrooms in New York, Oklahoma and Ohio. He cut his teeth in Digital Journalism, when, as Deputy Managing Editor for a major metro, he was in charge of online content. He was named Internet General Manager in 2006, and has since done dozens of speaking engagements at API, NAA, AP Ohio, and the Inland Press Association, SPJ, the New York Press Association, among others.

He’s the former national president of the Society of Professional Journalists, a former Pulitzer Prize juror, and a has been on the roster of the Fulbright Senior Specialist Program. He currently chairs the New Media committee of the Inland Press Association and Digital Media Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists.