|Ryerson University, Bachelor of Journalism||2005|
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Chris Hogg is the CEO of Digital Journal, Inc., a leader in the world of digital news media. Chris oversees the companyâ€™s various online properties, including DigitalJournal.com, Digital Journal TV and the companyâ€™s mobile news site at m.DigitalJournal.com.
Chris is also the co-founder of the Future of Media, a speaker series dedicated to following the evolution of journalism, news and media. The Future of Media has become a must-see event featuring some of the most influential leaders in media.
Regarded as a social news and online growth strategy expert, Chris also consults companies on new media technologies and strategies. Chris developed of one of the Webâ€™s first revenue-sharing news platforms and is credited with being a pioneer in building and growing online media businesses. Chris led development and growth strategies for Digital Journal, turning a website with a few readers into a diverse news ecosystem followed by millions of people. Today, Digital Journal is powered by tens of thousands of contributors from 175 countries around the world.
Chris regularly consults and coaches individuals and corporations on developing online growth strategies, implementing Web-based technologies and harnessing the power of social media tools to grow a businesses.
Chris has a background in journalism and holds a degree in Journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto. He has extensive experience in broadcast television, radio, print and online media. Making hundreds of appearances on TV and radio stations each year, Chris is often called upon by international media to comment on trends in technology and Internet culture, as well as provide insight into the economic and business strategies of tech companies around the world.
Chris has worked in both Canada and abroad, and has worked, or made appearances, with many news programs and publications including: CBC News, Fifth Estate, CBC Sports, CTV News, City News, CP24, Global News, Business News Network, Daily Planet, Space, Sun TV, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, as well as dozens of syndicated TV and radio networks.