Mandy Jenkins

head of news Storyful

Mandy Jenkins

Mandy Jenkins is 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.

She was previously the 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.

Mandy is on the Board of Directors for the Online News Association and American Society of News Editors and is based in New York City.


IJF 2018

Mandy Jenkins will speak at the following events:

10:45 - 12:00  thursday 12 april 2018
Palazzo Sorbello
Newsrooms of the world unite! Finding a global solution to misinformation
10:45 - 12:00  friday 13 april 2018
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani
Automating verification? The role of technology in the verification process: status, activities and challenges
10:45 - 11:45  saturday 14 april 2018
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
The evolving ethics of social newsgathering
16:00 - 17:00  saturday 14 april 2018
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori
Building and breaking disinformation campaigns

IJF 2017

Mandy Jenkins will speak at the following events:

09:30 - 10:45  friday 7 april 2017
Palazzo Sorbello
The ethics of live video
10:30 - 11:15  saturday 8 april 2017
Sala del Dottorato
Optimizing for trust

IJF 2016

Mandy Jenkins will speak at the following events:

14:00 - 15:00  friday 8 april 2016
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
Does the rise of closed networks spell the end for social newsgathering?
17:00 - 18:00  friday 8 april 2016
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori
Developing your social discovery skills for more effective newsgathering


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