Kate Gardiner is an audience engagement specialist working with media brands to redefine their digital futures. She is the founder of DSTL, a New York-based agency serving clients around the world. She is also the executive director of TheLi.st, a platform for women in business, technology and media. Kate has specialized in audience engagement for media brands since her first newspaper, The Molokai Times, in Hawaii, developed a readership ‐ and comments section ‐ online that surpassed the entire population of that tiny Hawaiian island. Since then, she’s worked with Al Jazeera International (Doha), Newsweek, Voice of America, New York Public Radio and more than 60 media products across platforms, languages and intended audiences. Teams she has worked with have been nominated for Emmys (2011, 2012). She is also a member of the 2016 class of Forbes’ #30under30 and is also a 2015‐2016 #NextJ fellow for the Radio, Television and Digital News Association, and a Young Leader on the National Committee for U.S.‐China Relations (2015).

Past clients include CBSi, ZDNet, Poynter, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Socialflow, The Waitt Institute, The Fiscal Times, Contently, Symbolia Magazine and Infoactive.

SERVICES I PROVIDE


Audience Engagement

More rewarding interaction with the people who matter to your business.


Digital Strategy

Cutting-edge approaches to how tech impacts your world.


Events

Bringing your brand to life? in real life.


PR

Getting the word out and getting your story right.

WHERE TO FIND ME

KATE IN ACTION

News Business in US Faces Big Challenges

Clips & Completed Works