Niketa Patel

  • News Partnership Manager
  • Twitter

Niketa is one of 22 candidates for the 2019-20 Board of Directors election. ONA members as of Sept. 9 are eligible to vote between Sept. 11 and Sept 27. Learn more about the election process and check out Niketa's vision for ONA.

Currently, Niketa oversees News Partnerships in the US for Twitter and is based in New York City. In her role, she collaborates with newsrooms and journalists with regards to strategic initiatives, best practices and content strategy that spans across Twitter, Live, TweetDeck & more.

Previously, Niketa was Director of News & Content Partnerships at RebelMouse and there she went on to become of Managing Director of RebelMouse’s Media Lab. She focused on key initiatives with an eye towards content creation, audience development and multi-platform products.

Niketa has 15 years of experience in digital journalism and audience development at CNN, ABC News, CBS News, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Florida Times-Union and more. She’s also been a long-time member of ONA, AAJA & SAJA.