Jigar Mehta

Media Executive in San Francisco, California

Jigar Mehta

Media Executive in San Francisco, California

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Passionate about the intersection of media and entrepreneurship.

Currently leading digital operations at Fusion. My team focuses on social strategy, audience development, data and creating amazing new video experiences for our audience.

Previously lead engagement at AJ+. In 2015 we became the most engaged video news brand on Facebook and piled up 2.2 billion views.

As a founding team member at Matter. I supported entrepreneurs building a more informed, connected, and empowered society through our 4-month start-up accelerator in San Francisco.

Co-creator of the documentary project 18 Days in Egypt which is supported by the Tribeca Film Institute's New Media Fund and is part of the Sundance Institute's New Frontier Storylab.

I've been honored to be a Knight Journalism Fellow and a video journalist at The New York Times. Also served as a boardmember with the South Asian Journalists Association and as a executive team member for News Xchange.

...Oh, I bleed Blue and Gold. BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MJ in Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley where I was a Drake Engineering and Human Rights Fellow.


LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jigarmehta

  • Work
    • Fusion
  • Education
    • University of California, Berkeley
    • Stanford University