Maria Balinska

Editor and Co-CEO, The Conversation US

Maria spent the bulk of her career at the BBC in London where, for 10 years, she was Editor, World Current Affairs Radio. A 2010 Nieman Fellow at Harvard she is also the founder of Latitude News, a digital platform that introduced new ways of covering world affairs for American audiences and the author of "The Bagel: the surprising history of a modest bread" (Yale University Press) .