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New Media Director
As director of new media, Robin Lubbock manages a team of Web technicians who bring the work of WBUR onto the Web. Since 1999, the New Media Department has developed wbur.org from a brochure site delivering several thousand page views of station information per week into a news site delivering more than 1.5 million page views and 200,000 hours of streaming audio a month.
Prior to joining WBUR in 1999, Robin Lubbock worked in new media at the Christian Science Monitor on the newspaper’s Web site, csmonitor.com. He worked as senior producer for Worldwide Television News’ Nairobi bureau before that time, traveling throughout Africa to cover news stories in Somalia, Rwanda, Burundi, Liberia and numerous other countries. Robin also worked in Central Europe, covering the end of the war in Bosnia. Robin started his career in journalism as a photojournalist and radio reporter, covering stories in Europe, South East Asia and Central America.
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