Jillian Sederholm is a breaking news producer for Digital First Media’s Thunderdome where she writes stories and produces multimedia packages covering breaking and developing news.
Jillian helped provide content for Thunderdome's live blogs during the Oscars, Golden Globes and Grammys, capturing all the viral moments with GIFs, Vines and snarky tweets. She's also a pro at coming up with new angles on trending news and finding stories likely to be trending in the future.
Before joining Thunderdome, she was social media editor for Newsday Westchester where she managed the site's social platforms, trained staff to use social media as a reporting tool and oversaw the politics and news blogs. She has also worked as a reporter in the Los Angeles area, and has a background in overseeing social media for educational programs.
A native of Southern California, Jillian now lives in Manhattan and only regrets this decision during polar vortexes. She is a graduate of the digital media program at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
Jillian can be identified in any room as "the one in purple." Follow her on Twitter (@JillianSed) for her GIFs and obsessive coverage of TV and pop culture.