Top 25 Media People 2015: Twitter Australia MD Karen Stocks

Top 25 Media People in 2015: Twitter Australia MD Karen Stocks

With the start of the new year, we take a look back at the top 25 media personalities who stood out in the Australian media landscape in 2015.

KAREN STOCKS
MD, Twitter Australia

Karen Stocks portraitIt’s full steam ahead for Stocks, whose team continues to be active in establishing partnerships with media, news, sporting, and enter-tainment bodies to drive take-up and engagement. Three new hires have recently joined – Jonathan Harley as director of media partnerships, Jenny Goodridge as head of business development and platform partnerships, and Luke Hopewell as lead of the new Twitter product Moments. The launch of Twitter Moments into Australia will open opportunities for users to access news as it breaks, with chosen tweets from newsmakers and eyewitnesses. On top of its complex curatorial focus to drive engagement with casual Twitter users, Moments is expected to open up premium advertising opportunities for the platform.

Other featured people in the top 25:

Kylie Rogers

Peter Tonagh

Darren Wick

Kate Vale

Shaun James

Amanda Laing

Anthony Xydis

Brad Lyons

Spencer Howson

Russell Tate

Grant Blackley

Jane Huxley

Neil Monaghan

Greg Hywood

Nicole Sheffield

Waleed Aly

Sarah Ferguson

Allen Lew

Hannah Barnes

Anthony Fitzgerald

Leonie Lowe

Tony Thomas

Marshall Heald

Nicky Briger

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