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Editor-in-Chief and VP of Content, The Weather Company
Neil Katz serves as editor-in-chief and vice president of content for The Weather Company’s digital properties, which include weather.com, wunderground.com, and its category-leading lineup of smartphone and tablet applications. Katz owns editorial direction of the properties overseeing digital video content, news, lifestyle and sponsored advertising content. He supervises all content staff as well as content acquisition and analytics.
Katz joined The Weather Company in November 2012 from The Huffington Post, where as executive news editor he was part of the senior team that oversees editorial for The Huffington Post. He led the AOL.com editorial team and oversaw The Huffington Post business, tech and crime verticals, as well as the production of several new video series. Previously, Katz spent several years at CBSnews.com as an executive editor and was the founding editor of the CBS News Crimesider site. In addition, he was a field producer for “48 Hours,” and a freelance video journalist for The New York Times and PBS.
Prior to his journalism career, Katz art directed online campaigns for clients including Intel, Cuervo, Johnson & Johnson and the American Lung Association. In addition, he founded Merging Media, a digital design firm that produced sites for Nickelodeon, Hasbro, NYU and others.