Rick Edmonds

Media Business Analyst and Leader of News Transformation

Rick Edmonds is media business analyst for the Poynter Institute where he has done research and writing for the last fifteen years. His commentary on the industry appears regularly on Poynter Online. He also was co-author of the newspaper chapter of the Pew Research Center’s State of the News Media report 2004 through 2014. He is frequently quoted in articles on newspaper economic issues and new business models and has provided comment in the Washington Post, Boston Globe and on numerous NPR reports. At Poynter he has helped coordinate conferences on emerging non-profit news alternatives, the future of advertising and developing user-generated content. Email Rick at redmonds@poynter.org.