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Mandy Jenkins

News Director
Greater New York City Area
Mandy Jenkins manages the news team at Storyful, a 24/7 social news agency that specializes in surfacing, verifying and sharing eyewitness journalism from around the world. Before that, she was 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. Mandy was previously 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 on the Board of Directors for the Online News Association and occasionally teaches digital journalism on an adjunct basis. A native of Ohio and a graduate of Kent State University, Mandy lives in New York City.