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Nina Easton

Co-Founder, SellersEaston Media

Board of Directors


Award-winning journalist Nina Easton is Co-CEO of SellersEaston Media, a storytelling company producing films, books, and events amplifying the voices and work of impactful leaders. In 2022, she and Pattie Sellers founded JOURNEY to change the face of top leadership in the private sector by advancing diverse women innovators.

As a filmmaker, Nina is co-executive producer of Gumbo Coalition, a 2023 civil rights documentary directed by two-time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple. She also produced the 2018 film Port of Destiny: Peace, an Amazon Prime release chronicling the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Juan Manuel Santos.  

Over the course of a 15-career with Fortune magazine, Nina chaired Fortune Most Powerful Women International and co-chaired the Fortune Global Forum—conceiving and casting high-profile events in Asia, Canada, Europe, and the U.S., and earning a reputation as a renowned interviewer of leaders in government, business, and culture.

As Fortune Washington editor and columnist – and previously during a decade with the  Los Angeles Times – Nina won numerous national awards for her coverage of politics, the economy, and foreign affairs. She was also a regular TV commentator on national news shows, including Fox News Sunday, NBC’s Meet the Press and CBS’ Face the Nation.  

Nina is an accomplished political historian whose critically acclaimed book on the American conservative movement, Gang of Five, ranks on the Vox list of “books to read to understand the world.”  In 2012, she was a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is currently a member of the Trilateral Commission, bringing together leaders from three continents to defend democracy and rule of law.

Nina is honored to serve on the board of Vital Voices.