Natalie Bancroft

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Natalie Bancroft (b. circa 1980) is a member of the board of directors of News Corporation.[1]


She is a member of the Bancroft family, which controlled the Dow Jones media empire for decades.[1] She studied journalism, and graduated from the Institut de Ribaupierre in Lausanne, Switzerland.[1] She is also a professionally trained opera singer.[1][2][3][4][5]

She was appointed to the board of News Corporation at the age of 27, following News Corporation's acquisition of Dow Jones.[1][2][3][4][5][6] She lives in New York, New York.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Forbes profile
  2. ^ a b Stephen Brook, 'Opera singer on News Corp board', in The Guardian, 7 November 2007 [1]
  3. ^ a b Board appointment
  4. ^ a b Danny Shea, 'Natalie Bancroft, News Corp's Newest Board Member', in Huffington Post, 02-19-08 [2]
  5. ^ a b BusinessWeek profile
  6. ^ Sarah Ellison, War at the Wall Street Journal: Inside the Struggle to Control an American Business Empire, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011, p. 169 [3]