Marcus Brauchli

Managing Partner

North Base Media

Marcus Brauchli is co-founder and managing partner of North Base Media, a partnership that invests in media and technology companies. He serves as an advisor or director of several, including the TNL Mediagene Group, a leading digital-media company operating in Taiwan and Japan. He also advises media companies elsewhere in Asia, Latin America and Europe. Before establishing NBM, Mr. Brauchli was a vice president of the Washington Post Co. and executive editor of The Washington Post, overseeing news and content operations on all platforms. During his editorship, the Post won seven Pulitzer Prizes. Before joining The Post, Mr. Brauchli was the top editor of The Wall Street Journal, where he was also responsible for WSJ. magazine, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the MarketWatch site. Mr. Brauchli spent 15 years as a correspondent and bureau chief, living in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Stockholm. Mr. Brauchli is a native of Boulder, Colo., and a 1983 graduate of Columbia University. He was a 1991-92 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and has an honorary degree from Hofstra University. He is chairman of the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship, a trustee of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and an advisor to the Prix Pictet in photography. He has served on the boards of the Overseas Press Club, the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Hong, the Knight-Bagehot Fellowships and the International Center for Journalists.