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Jukka Niva

Short-term Scholar, Finland Scholar

Professional affiliation

Head of News Lab, Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE

Wilson Center Projects

Newsroom 2.0: How Could Media Houses Monitor Digital Political Influence on Social Platforms?

Full Biography

Jukka Niva is the Head of News Lab of the Finnish Broadcasting company YLE. 

Finnish YLE operates four TV stations, six radio channels and a digital news service. Alongside The BBC, Finnish YLE is the most innovative among Public Broadcasters in Europe.

Within YLE, Niva has previously acted as Chief of Economics Desk, TV1 Business News host, acting Editor-in-Chief and Head of National News.

Niva graduated from the University of Helsinki with a major in the History of Politics.