Today we are thrilled to announce that Cory becomes an integral part of our Senior Advisor team and will help us navigate the new media landscape, steering our investments in digital startups.
As Chief Digital Officer at VICE Media Group, Cory Haik focuses on global audience growth and development, platform partnerships and digital product innovation. With a journalism career spanning nearly two decades, Cory sits at the intersection between news, digital, and business.
She is passionate about the creative development of cutting-edge storytelling and is also well-versed in the arenas of advertising, market research, product, technology and the newsroom. Since joining VICE in May 2019, Cory implemented a major global restructure consolidating VICE’s international digital teams, working across 35 different territories and 29 wholly-owned international bureaus each operating on a regional basis, under a single, global editorial and operational structure.
Previously, she was publisher of millennial-focused news organization, Mic. Prior to that, Cory worked at The Washington Post helping to grow the Post’s digital platforms while also leading innovative initiatives, pushing the envelope on mobile and places to grow new audiences under Jeff Bezos as Executive Director, Emerging News Products.
Cory shared in two Pulitzer Prizes with The Times-Picayune for the staff coverage of Hurricane Katrina, for breaking news and public service in 2006. At The Seattle Times she also shared in a staff Pulitzer in 2010 for the coverage of police officer shootings.
Welcome to the team, Cory!