Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Kat Downs Mulder '06

UNC School of Media and Journalism alumna Kat Downs Mulder '06 is the director of product at The Washington Post.

She leads a team of product managers and designers who work on The Washington Post's website, native apps, video, email, newsroom tools and subscription products.

Mulder's passion, creativity and determination fueled her spectacular rise. She built a world-renowned graphics department, redefining digital storytelling in The Washington Post newsroom and inspiring similar innovation in newsrooms elsewhere.

As the director of product, Mulder will be leading the product teams focused on two critical areas: engagement and subscriptions. She will be responsible for leading the development and direction of the road map for, classic and rainbow apps, newsletters, video, story tools and subscriptions. She will be leading a talented team of product managers and designers working closely with the newsroom, engineering directors, advertising and marketing. 

Her work has been honored by the Peabody Awards, the Society of Newspaper Design, the Online Journalism Awards and the Malofiej International Infographics Awards.

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