Nitya Chambers is Vice President of Emerging Products and Platforms, overseeing product discovery and content strategy for CNN Digital's new ventures and emerging product portfolio. She is passionate about the transformative power of content and community delivered via superior user experience.
Previously, Chambers led Content Development for CNN Digital for 3 years, connecting content, product, and commercial strategies to serve business objectives through franchises and editorial products. In 2018, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for her work on Explore Parts Unknown, the digital companion to Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown.
Prior to joining CNN, Chambers served as the Director of Content Strategy at Threespot, a full service digital agency based in Washington, D.C. In this role, she led digital strategy for diverse clients including the National Park Service, PBS Newshour, Poynter Institute, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the National Portrait Gallery.
Chambers spent nearly a decade at ABC News in roles on both the broadcast and digital teams. She led special projects across the ABC News Digital portfolio including editorial product development for the Yahoo!-ABC News strategic partnership alongside several major news events including the Royal Wedding, Arab Spring, the Inauguration of President Obama, and the editorial product suite for the 2008 and 2010 presidential elections. Chambers also served as the editorial lead on the development of the team's content management system.
In 2006, Chambers was among the first hires of the team at ABC News Digital covering the 2008 presidential election and worked to create the tools, templates, and workflows that defined the network's digital coverage. She got her start at ABC News in the Nightline newsroom as a researcher and production assistant.
Chambers grew up in Pittsburgh and holds degrees from Boston University and Carnegie Mellon. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.