Mandy is the News Director for Storyful, a 24/7 social news agency that specializes in surfacing, verifying and sharing eyewitness journalism from around the world. Mandy was previously the Managing Editor for Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome, overseeing daily operations for the national newsroom, which published to more than 200 local outlets across the U.S. prior to its closure in the spring of 2014. Prior to that, Mandy was the Social News Editor for politics at The Huffington Post, where she coordinated the company's citizen journalism program, OfftheBus, and the social media editor for Washington, D.C. local news startup TBD. Mandy has also served in several roles in digital news for the Cincinnati Enquirer and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mandy is the secretary of the Board of Directors for the Online News Association. A native of Ohio, Mandy lives in New York City.
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