President and CEO, Newspaper Association of America
Caroline H. Little is president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America, the industry’s largest trade organization. Prior to being named president in September 2011, she served for four years as CEO, North America of Guardian News and Media Ltd., where she oversaw all U.S. operations, including digital news media properties guardian.co.uk and ContentNext Media Inc. (operators of PaidContent.org).
Before that, Caroline was publisher and CEO of WashingtonPost Newsweek Interactive, where she led the division to its first year of profitability and integrated WPNI with other units of The Washington Post Company. From 2000 through 2004 she served as COO, managing all WPNI product development, technology, sales and marketing activities. She started at The Washington Post Company in 1997 as vice president and general counsel of WPNI, representing the company’s Internet division and advising clients on corporate, financial, editorial and intellectual property matters. Caroline has served as deputy general counsel for several publications, including U.S. News & World Report, The Atlantic Monthly, and Fast Company. She began her career in 1986 as an associate in Arnold & Porter’s Washington D.C. office.
Caroline is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, and has served as a director at the American Press Institute, chair of the Online Publishers Association, and a member of the Internet Advertising Bureau Board of Directors and of Google’s Publisher Advisory Council. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University and holds a law degree from the New York University School of Law.