As deputy editor of Newsday.com and head of emerging technologies, I oversee the day-to-day editorial direction of the website and mobile apps, direct social media strategy and manage special interactive and data projects. I lead Newsday's efforts to develop new Android and iOS apps as well as improve UX on existing ones, and designing experiences for emerging technologies such as wearables and VR. I also track analytics and traffic data, producing actionable reports and training Web and newsroom staff on best practices.
I also manage and train staff in breaking news coverage, mobile, desktop and social media strategy, and oversee planning of Award-winning interactive projects integrating multimedia content with investigative reporting to create powerful digital narratives.
I am an experienced multimedia producer, social media strategist and journalism professor, with specialized knowledge in web analytics, financial news and video journalism.
As an editor at TheStreet.com, I managed personal finance and wealth management content for a team of writers, managed social media accounts and produced original features, video packages and slideshows on new technology, consumer news and personal finance.
I have also produced video and multimedia for CNNMoney and FLYPMedia.com, both shooting and editing video, and spent two years writing magazine features for Iceland Review Magazine.
Specialties: Web metrics and analytics for desktop, mobile platforms and social media to produce actionable reports; Managing editorial content and supervising staff and freelance writers; Developing and maintaining broad social media strategy across various networks like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Quora, Pinterest, and more; Video and Audio Production and Editing with Final Cut Pro, Interactive Graphic Production with Flash and Adobe Illustrator and Web Design using HTML, CSS, and WordPress CMS.