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Natalie Bruss - Participant

Natalie Bruss focuses on special projects for the Los Angeles Times and the larger tronc portfolio. Her background is in trend forecasting, brand strategy, and creative partnerships, with a focus on the technology space and how it overlaps with entertainment and media. Previously, she was Vice President of Digital Strategy at ID PR where she was honored by Variety as one of their "New Hollywood Leaders" and selected for Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” list for her work establishing key strategic partnerships for talent, brand, film and non-profit clients. Most recently, Natalie was included in Fast Company's cover story on "The Rebels Saving Hollywood" for her insight-driven client partnerships (and the odd bit of trivia that she wrote her junior year thesis on how the internet would transform real world social networks, two months before Facebook was launched from a dorm a few doors down) as well as named to their 2014 list of the Most Creative People In Business.
 
Natalie began her career at Creative Artists Agency and subsidiary trend forecasting agency. The Intelligence Group before working at Fanscape, a leading viral marketing agency with clients including MTV, Clear Channel, FX and A&E. Prior to joining ID, Natalie headed up the marketing team for the multi-award-winning Burma: “It Can't Wait project”-- a May/June 2008 campaign to help to free Nobel Peace Prize recipient Aung San Suu Kyi, featuring influencers across a variety of verticals including Will Ferrell, Ellen Page, James Cameron, Norman Lear and Jennifer Aniston. She is a graduate of Harvard University.

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tronc, Inc.

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Special Projects