Mandy Jenkins

director The Compass Experiment

Mandy Jenkins is director of The Compass Experiment, a collaboration between McClatchy and Google to explore sustainable business models for local news. She is also president of the Board of Directors of the Online News Association, the world’s largest association of digital journalists, committed to inspiring innovation and excellence among digital journalists to better serve the public.

She was previously Head of News at Storyful, a 24/7 social news agency that works with newsrooms by surfacing, verifying and acquiring eyewitness journalism from around the world, and 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 that, she was the 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.

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