David Chavern is president and CEO of News Media Alliance, the news industry’s largest trade organization. David joined the Alliance as president and CEO in October 2015. He has been called an activist for the news industry by a national media columnist: a title that he embraces proudly.
Chavern is a member of the Board of Directors of Transamerica Insurance. He is a founding investor in Starling Trust Sciences, LLC, a company that produces data analytics tools that allow companies to measure a wide range of cultural attributes about their internal operations.
A proud alum, Chavern also serves on the board of trustees of his alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh.