Atte Jääskeläinen is Professor of Practice at Lappeenranta University of Technology and former Editor-in-Chief and Director of News and Current Affairs of the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle. He's also a Visiting Fellow at LSE, London School of Economics and Political Science, co-directing an international research project on the future of national news agencies in Europe, and co-author of European Broadcasting Union News Report 2018, "Finding solutions to re-engage with the audience and build trust in public service journalism"
Atte Jääskeläinen has been for decades one of the leading figures in the Finnish media. Before Yle, he was CEO and Editor in Chief of Finnish News Agency and, before that, Political Editor and Business Editor of Helsingin Sanomat, the leading daily in Finland. He has also served as a Visiting Fellow at Reuters Institute at University of Oxford and is a Senior Advisor ar Fourkind, an AI advisory company.
Media Conference 2018 is partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the “Development of creative industries” measure.