Irene Chapple

Digital and Communication Strategist


Irene is an experienced communication professional with an extensive editorial and digital media background, having worked in New Zealand and the UK.

Irene's previous role was Digital Editor at the New Zealand Herald where she helped run the newsroom and develop the digital news platform. 

Before returning to New Zealand she was with CNN International (based in London) for nearly five years, helping lead its business coverage and contributing to double digit growth and innovative content creation. The role included cross-platform editorial planning and execution, and a focus on social media/mobile dissemination. 

During her career as a journalist Irene’s work has been published on CNN, the Wall Street Journal and, among other outlets.

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