Deputy news editor @Hearst_Digital. Formerly @NBCNews and @TIME. @MedillSchool alum, puppy video aficionado.

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Biography

Florida native, Northwestern alum, Astoria, Queens resident/evangelist. Internet addict, animal lover, TV buff. I've probably seen that viral video already, so don't bother sending it over.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Third grade reporter, the Panther Paw Press, Pine Crest Elementary School, Boca Raton, Florida.

How is social media changing news?

It's letting people pick and choose what they want to read, which is great for niche media but may be dangerous for news as public service.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Essentials: Wordpress, Time Inc's content management system. Others: Google Reader, Twitter, Chartbeat, Campfire chat, Omniture