How New York Times CEO Meredith Kopit Levien Is Advancing Culture, for Staffers and Readers

Adweek’s Publishing Executive of the Year reflects on her first year on the job

Meet the next generation of consumers where they are now. Join us virtually for The New Consumer, on March 30, for tips from Clutch, Mars Wrigley and more. Sign up for free.

New York Times CEO Meredith Kopit Levien wants to make something clear: There is a difference between the news cycle and the news. 

That distinction—and a belief that the addressable audience who will pay for quality news will continue to grow regardless of who’s in the White House or what stage of the pandemic we’re in—will help shield the Times from Covid cohorts churning out and propel it toward its 2025 goal of 10 million subscriptions, according to Adweek’s Publishing Executive of the Year.




Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in

Adweek magazine cover
Click for more from this issue

This story first appeared in the Oct. 25, 2021, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.