General Manager, The Slate Group
John Alderman serves as general manager of The Slate Group and publisher of Slate, the award-winning online magazine with an audience of more than six million viewers each month.
Previously, Alderman served as vice president of business development at Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive. Overseeing the business development team, Alderman supported and grew WPNI’s properties, including washingtonpost.com, newsweek.com and slate.com. Alderman had been vice president of business and product development at The Away Network, a Cendant Company. Prior to that, he served in various roles in editorial and business development at Outside magazine.
Alderman serves on the board at Grist, a Seattle-based non-profit website that focuses on environmental news and commentary. Alderman received his MBA at Columbia Business School and undergraduate degree from Harvard College. He and his wife, Alexandra, and Australian cattle dog, Lola, live in Washington, DC.