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Mandy Jenkins

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NYC
Head of News — Storyful

Head of News at @Storyful. New media fangirl, snarky sports fan, cat lady & @ONA VP.

Mandy Jenkins is the Head of News for Storyful, a 24/7 social news agency that specializes in surfacing, verifying and sharing eyewitness journalism from around the world. In her role, she oversees Storyful’s worldwide team of journalists as they work with newsrooms and social platforms in using user-generated content.

Mandy was previously the Managing Editor for Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome, overseeing daily operations for the national ...

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Extending Our Global Footprint with the Launch of Storyful UK

blog.storyful.com — When I started at Storyful nearly two years ago, the company was going through a time of immense growth and change. At our tiny little New York bureau, we had five people tucked into the corner of a rented space on Sixth Avenue.

What We’ve Learned From YouTube Newswire (So Far)

blog.storyful.com — In the earliest days of YouTube, those dark ages of the mid-Aughts, I was a web editor for the Cincinnati Enquirer, where I found myself regularly embroiled in internal arguments about whether or not the still-young platform was safe for our newsroom to use. "But there's always stolen copyrighted material in those videos."

Breaking News and Social Verification - #ONACamp

slideshare.net — Director of News at Storyful at Storyful Published on Tips, tools and best practices for searching social networks, finding eyewitnesses and verifying social content in breaking news situations (and beyond). Presented June 12, 2015 at the Indianapolis ... Tips, tools and best practices for searching social networks, finding eyewitnesses and verifying social content in breaking news situations (and beyond).

Syria Chemical Weapons Attack Investigation

A Visual History: Chronicling Conflicts Using Social Video

blog.storyful.com — Social media has given us a front row seat to the intimate details of life inside conflict zones, pulling back the curtain in countries where information is sometimes only as good as the internet connection. As the landscape of war changes, news organizations are increasingly turning to social media to cover foreign conflict.

Sarah Glover KipCamp Instagram Presentation

slideshare.net — Published on Sarah Glover, social media editor at NBC Owned Television Stations, stops by the Ohio State's Digital Media Summit on November 18, 2014 to talk social media. With Kim Kardashian's "Kimye wedding kiss" ... Sarah Glover, social media editor at NBC Owned Television Stations, stops by the Ohio State's Digital Media Summit on November 18, 2014 to talk social media.

Lessons learned from a (briefly) disconnected life

zombiejournalism.com — For three weeks in September, I lived without a cell phone of any kind. When I was away from home or work, I was an island. This wasn't some grand experiment staged so that I could write a blog post about it and wow you all with my insights into Disconnected Life - it just happened.

Word is going around on Twitter, thanks to Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson, that…

plus.google.com — Word is going around on Twitter, thanks to Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson, that this Twitter user,@TheePharoah may have live-tweeted the shooting of Michael Brown in #ferguson . Working on verifying the source.

YourAnonNews (a Twitter account for Anonymous) circulated this image purporting…

plus.google.com — YourAnonNews (a Twitter account for Anonymous) circulated this image purporting to be from the Facebook page of the wife of the police chief in Ferguson, MO. The image turned out to be a hoax, though the account itself was real, belonging to Catherine Nardi, who has no connection to Ferguson.

We're looking into more details on this image, source and story from #Gaza.…

plus.google.com — We're looking into more details on this image, source and story from #Gaza . Anyone else seen more on it besides the photo? 
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Aug 29, 2016

Today's talks at #10yearsUP have this crowd so fired up & inspired, we'd storm a journalism version of the Bastille right now. What is that?

Aug 29, 2016

"A journalist is just a heightened case of an informed citizen" - a @jayrosen_nyu classic, still top of mind today #10yearsUP

Aug 29, 2016

The audience has always known more than the journalist, but now they can reach the journalist and one another (via @jayrosen_nyu) #10yearsUP

Aug 29, 2016

RT @Laur_Katz: .@amzam highlights @TexasTribune's mission statement – which actually mentions engagement – in her #10yearsUP talk https://t.co/h8sY0cjHBk

Aug 29, 2016

Did @jayrosen_nyu's mention of the classic "bloggers vs journalists" debate give everyone else awful flashbacks? #10yearsUP #thehorror

Aug 29, 2016

Moving comments offsite to social platforms doesn't solve anything, but moves the conversation with readers further away - @amzam #10yearsUP

Aug 29, 2016

.@DigitalAnika: How do you plan to be a stakeholder in the community you're building? Thinking long-term vs following headlines. #10yearsUP

Aug 29, 2016

For those seeking new jobs, we're hiring at Storyful. Check out open roles in NYC, Dublin, Aus, UK:  http://storyful.com/jobs/  #10yearsUP

Aug 29, 2016

As @Brizzyc said, years ago, social wasn't valued in newsrooms, so work went to women. We've all grown since then.  https://twitter.com/jeshuf/status/770288788685877249 

Aug 29, 2016

RT @KatharineDuffy: Community doesn't necessarily mean audience. Community building creates a loyal following rather than "random eyeballs" @lilacina #10yearsUP


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