Think of Dave Pell as the Internet’s managing editor. The NYT meets SNL. Smart, funny, essential.
Chair, Center for Investigative Reporting
On any given day, Dave turns up the top 10 stories that are important, moving, hilarious, and just weird. Next Draft finds the signal in all the noise.
President, The Atlantic
Dave finds stuff I didn't see but should have. Add that to his drop-dead sexiness and you've got yourself an indispensable newsletter.
Executive Producer, The Daily Show
A consistently informative and entertaining guide to some of the best stories on the web, with a healthy mix of news you should know, want to know, and prefer to pretend you didn't read.
The New Yorker
NextDraft is a must-read. Dave scours the Internet and presents a smörgåsbord of stories that educate and entertain, and even elevate the discourse surrounding the major headlines of the day.
CNN Executive Editor
The NextDraft newsletter is indispensable. Dave Pell cuts through the clutter with urgency, humor and smarts. I never miss it.
Like all great curators, Pell continually provides answers to questions you weren’t even aware you were asking; even as he feeds your mind, he cultivates and expands your curiosity. I read NextDraft the way I breathe, and for the same reason.
Dave Pell's expert curation, deep insight, and droll humor is the best proof I've found for why robots won't replace editors anytime soon.
Exec Editor, FastCompany
It is about time the Internet had a managing editor, and Dave Pell turns out to be the perfect choice for the job. NextDraft is always nourishing, often surprising and quite witty (especially given that he is an American). An essential tea time read.
There are days - hell, weeks - where I would be completely lost without the Internet concierge that is NextDraft.
Dave shows me the most interesting, entertaining, and important stories that I've missed. Next Draft is invaluable.
Editorial Dir, Harvard Business Review
I'm loving NextDraft. 10 striking bits of news wittily annotated, delivered daily. A must-read.
It's not just that Dave Pell hooks me up with things I'm interested in; it's that he hooks me up with things I don't even know about that fascinate me. Plus he's a first-rate emcee, he really makes me laugh, and I love his goggles.
Managing Ed, Random House
Dave Pell knows his way around the net like few others, and his selection of each day's news is one of best tools I have. Hard to imagine why everybody doesn't subscribe.
Former VP, McClatchy News
Dave is an expert at picking through the deluge and serving up the day's best stories from a huge variety of websites.
NextDraft's curation is tight and thoughtful -- I always learn about something new.
NextDraft is the only newsletter I read every day.
Dave pulls the most important and interesting stories together with smarts and humor. My daily must-read.
GM Digital, Ad Age
Quite possibly the most insightful and unique email newsletter hitting inboxes daily.
Perhaps the world’s best email newsletter
Seriously, if you're only going to subscribe to one email newsletter, this should be it.
You will feel smarter and happier after you download it.
NextDraft: Your Life Vest for the News Typhoon.
Each morning I visit about 75 news sites, and from that swirling nightmare of information quicksand, I pluck the top ten most fascinating items of the day, which I deliver with a fast, pithy wit that will make your computer device vibrate with delight. No bots. No computer algorithms.