Seán Wood is CEO at Positive News, the online and print magazine for good journalism about the good things that are happening.
He speaks internationally on constructive journalism and media innovation, and has been featured by press including The Guardian, BBC and New York Times.
Seán joined Positive News in 2009 as a journalist, becoming editor-in-chief in 2012. Three years later, he led a crowdfunded ‘community share offer’ that transformed Positive News into a co-operative owned by its readers worldwide. Overseeing the publication’s relaunch in 2016, he then moved to the role of publisher in 2018 and CEO in 2020.
Seán is also co-founder of the Constructive Journalism Project, a member of the BMW Foundation’s responsible leaders network and a fellow of the RSA.