Rich Jaroslovsky

Advisory Board Member, Stanford IRiSS; Vice President for Content and Chief Journalist, SmartNews
Rich serves as Advisory Board Member for the Stanford Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRiSS). He is Vice President for Content and Chief Journalist at SmartNews, an international, Tokyo-based news discovery service for mobile devices. Previously, he was Executive Editor for Economy and Government and personal- technology columnist for Bloomberg News, and White House correspondent and National Political Editor of The Wall Street Journal. In early 1994, he helped create and launch The Wall Street Journal Online ( and became its first Managing Editor. Rich founded and was elected the first president of the Online News Association, an organization dedicated to promoting excellence in digital journalism. He has taught courses on the Internet and online news at Berkeley, Duke and Columbia. His awards include Editor & Publisher’s EPPY for outstanding individual achievement in online media; Columbia’s Hearst New Media Fellowship; the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Aldo Beckman Memorial Award for his coverage of the Reagan administration; and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education award for an article he wrote for Stanford Magazine.