Digital strategist, editor

Esra Dogramaci is a digital strategist and editor working freelance across a number of areas, after several wild and wonderful years with international broadcasters including Al Jazeera English and the BBC. She was most recently a trainer/session lead and mentor for Facebook India’s video accelerator where she led her mentee groups through the design thinking process in both having better results for video on social platforms, as well as employing a methodology for other challenges that stand in the way of organisational and cultural change. She’s currently a digital consultant and trainer for the Thomson Reuters Foundation and BBC Media Action for their Eastern European Partnerships Project, and with IREX in Sri Lanka, working with news organsiations in improving their social media and site performances. She’s also started her second project with CrowdTangle (a Facebook product), on how to better improve their resources to serve an ever expanding user base globally. Esra has been judging for a number of years, including for WAN-IFRA, the European Journalism Centre, NESTA UK and the GEN Data Journalism Awards. You’ll find her wherever she can play ice hockey, which is currently Doha, Qatar.