Buzzfeed brings in Ayesha Siddiqi
Buzzfeed made some waves on Twitter yesterday by announcing popular writer/Twitter personality Ayesha A. Siddiqi will soon join their ranks.
"[W]hy buzzfeed hired me: me. [W]hat I'm gonna do there: me," Siddiqi remarked on Twitter in the wake of the news, although she also remarked, "bout time for Goose Dynasty amiright? I'm so right. [T]his is why BuzzFeed hired me."
Now the only question remains: what will be her title?
"So thrilled to announce that @pushinghoops will be joining us to build an exciting new thing, name tbd," tweeted Buzzfeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith.
"[D]on’t name it TBD," warned Andrew Beaujon.
"[I] think we HAVE to name it TBD now," replied deputy editor-in-chief Shani O. Hilton.
We'll go with Ideas Editor for now. One thing is certain, however -- we look forward to her upcoming bylines at the Buzz!
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