Matt Skibinski contributes to NewsGuard’s operations, marketing, product direction and overall strategy as a member of the New York office. Before joining NewsGuard, Skibinski was a member of the founding team at Press+, a digital subscription platform for news publishers. Serving as the organization’s Vice President for Publisher Relations, he helped grow the company from a new startup into a successful business serving over 500 news publishers worldwide.
Since leaving Press+ after its merger with Piano Media in 2015, he served on the Board of Directors and in various operational roles at an education nonprofit, The Future Project, and has worked with a range of prominent newspapers, magazines and digital news publishers on digital strategy and subscription strategy as a consultant. Skibinski advises The Lenfest Institute, a journalism nonprofit, on digital benchmarks and best practices for news, and is frequently invited to present on the topic at industry conferences and events.
Skibinski graduated from Tufts University in 2009, where he majored in political science and served as the editor-in-chief of The Tufts Daily.