Robin Sloan

Robin Sloan
VP, Strategy, Current


Robin Sloan is VP of Strategy at Current, a participatory media company co-founded by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt. Current produces news by
collaborating with its audience; it runs a cable and satellite TV network, available in 58 million homes around the world, and a social news site,

Before Current, Robin worked at the Poynter Institute, a journalism school and think tank in St. Petersburg, Florida. There, he co-produced EPIC 2014 (, a viral video view of the future of media. Before Poynter, he graduated from Michigan State, where he majored in economics and minored in wasting time on the internet.


Location: 2001 Level:
Robin Sloan (Current), Zach Brand (NPR, Digital media)
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(4.00, 15 ratings)
Current and NPR are the first major media API that open up substantive original news and other information for online re-use by other parties. Discover how this open distribution is working, and what opportunities and challenges it creates for everybody from bloggers to other mainstream media. Read more.
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