Valerie is a Senior Creative Insights Manager at YouTube / Google. Her team develops tools and actionable insights to help creators build loyal audiences and drive repeat viewership on the platform. Previously, she developed global social media and audience participation campaigns for CNN. Valerie began her career as a broadcast news producer in San Diego and San Francisco. She graduated with a Master's degree in Media Ecology from New York University, and she earned her bachelor's degrees in Communication and Theatre from the University of California, San Diego. Valerie is based in NYC.