Rich Latour is the Global Head of Content at BlackRock. In this role, Rich manages the firm's overarching external editorial content and owned/paid media strategy for videos, podcasts, and infographics that highlight BlackRock's thought leadership on market trends, reflect the firm's purpose related to financial well-being and explain BlackRock's. He also oversees the firm's social media strategy and runs content partnerships with external media companies. This content is distributed on BlackRock's Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram channels.
Prior to joining BlackRock in May 2019, Rich spent 5 years as VP, Digital Content at Goldman Sachs, where he developed and led key video series initiatives including "Catch-Up with David" a video series featuring CEO David Solomon. Rich also led production of the firm's podcast, "Exchanges at Goldman Sachs".
Rich also spent 17 years as a broadcast journalist at NBC News, where he was a producer and senior producer at NBC Nightly News. He also worked at CNBC, where he served executive producer of "On the Money". Rich is the recipient of 4 Emmy Awards.
Rich grew up in Ottawa, Ontario. He graduated from McGill University and then received a Master's in journalism from Columbia University. He resides in Manhattan with his wife and three children.