Mika Rahkonen

Head of Media Lab and Development, Yle


Head of Media Lab and Development



Mika Rahkonen is heading a Media Lab and Development team at the News and Current Affairs Division at the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE). The goal is to re-invent the news: this means (including but not limited to) overseeing new journalistic concepts, radio and TV program overhauls, mobile experiments and different sort of re-designs for any platforms fit for news distribution.

Previously Mika was the Head of Internet and also managing the strategic planning in the News and Current Affairs division. He has also worked as a managing editor in the YLE News and before that spent 10 years in the business news dept. 

26 September 2016

Personalisation, Immersive Experience & Digital Transformation of News