Mr. Balboni is currently the Chairman, CEO and Co-Executive Editor of DailyChatter, a subscription based daily newsletter devoted to international news that he launched in 2016. Previously, he was the Founder, President, and CEO of GlobalPost, the highly acclaimed international news site which he sold to the WGBH Educational Foundation in 2015. A leading entrepreneur he has created and led several successful journalism ventures including NECN, the largest and most honored regional cable news network in the US, which he started in 1992 and led for 16 years and is now owned by NBC Universal. Mr. Balboni has a long history in broadcast television news and created the nightly news magazine program, Chronicle, which celebrates its 35th continuous year on the air this January and is the most successful local television program in American history. He has been the direct or leadership recipient of nearly every major award in American journalism including multiple Peabody, duPont-Columbia, Edward R .Murrow, and Emmy awards. He is a member of the Board of Visitors and its Executive Committee of Columbia Journalism School, a member of the Advisory Board of the Shorenstein Center on the Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, a Trustee of the International Museum of World War II, and a member of the Leadership Council of The Pine Street Inn which serves the homeless throughout New England.