Managing Editor, Ryot News
Zahra Rasool is the Managing Editor of RYOT based in NYC. Since the company’s acquisition by The Huffington Post, she is responsible for RYOT’s editorial strategy, managing the content team and combining journalistic storytelling with virtual reality and 360-degree technology. Before joining RYOT, she was working on her own startup Gistory that provides complete, concise and contextual news on a world map. She also worked with Fault Lines, an Emmy-award winning investigative documentary show on Al Jazeera. Her background is in documentary filmmaking and she is very passionate about new emerging platforms and immersive storytelling in shaping the future of the media.