Sept. 26–28, 2019
Downtown Austin


Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Editor-in-Chief of Buzzfeed News

Smith joined Buzzfeed News in 2012 and currently serves as its editor-in-chief. In this role he has overseen newsroom expansion, coverage and site traffic growth, and other initiatives. Previously, he worked as a senior political writer for Politico and started New York’s first political blog, The Politicker, while at The New York Observer. Smith has also written for The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, Slate and The New Republic.


Thursday, Sep. 26

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