Meredith Kopit Levien is 49, she’s been the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of New York Times Co since 2020.
Meredith Kopit Levien’s Early life and education
The daughter of Carole and Marvin Kopit, Meredith Kopit Levien, was raised in Richmond, Virginia. Barbara is her only sister. She was a member of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization as a child (and she still serves on its advisory council today).
She graduated from the University of Virginia, where she majored in rhetoric and worked at The Cavalier Daily, the college newspaper.
Top 6 Career Highlights of Meredith Kopit
- Head of advertising at The New York Times Company (2013)
- Chief revenue officer at The New York Times Company (2015)
- Chief operating officer at The New York Times Company (2017)
- President and CEO of The New York Times Company (2020-present)
- Named one of the “50 most innovative CMOs in the world” by Business Insider (2017)
- Included in Adweek’s 2018 list of “50 Indispensable Media, Marketing and Tech Players” and 2019 “Publishing Hot List”, in which she was named Executive of the Year
Meredith Kopit Levien’s New Leadership
Under Meredith Kopit Levien’s leadership, The New York Times has experienced record subscription growth.
She has been credited with changing the company’s business model into a direct-to-consumer business, making its digital products,
“as addictive and unrivaled as the journalism itself”.
She has also overseen the development of hit apps such as NYT Cooking and Games, and the acquisition of Wordle.
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While it is unclear how much revenue the company has generated under her leadership, it is known that in 2015, when she was promoted to chief revenue officer, the company’s annual operating profit declined due to investments in digital journalism and severance costs from a round of job reductions, but revenue was flat as growth in circulation as well as digital advertising, credited in part to Ms. Kopit Levien, helped offset the decline.
Meredith Kopit Levien’s Net Worth and Salary
Levien Meredith A. Kopit’s net worth is estimated to be at least $10.1 million as of February 17, 2023.
Ms. Kopit owns over 29,758 units of New York Times Co stock worth over $2,679,991 and has sold NYT stock worth over $4,295,573 in the last 8 years.
She also earns $3,111,890 as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of the New York Times Company.
Last Updated on August 6, 2023 by sab