Mandy Jenkins (Managing Editor)

Mandy Jenkins

Mandy Jenkins is Managing Editor with Digital First Media's Project Thunderdome, where she oversees daily workflow and manages the news, features and engagement teams. Mandy was previously Social News Editor for politics at The Huffington Post, and coordinated the company's citizen journalism program, OfftheBus. She was formerly the social media editor for Washington, D.C. local news startup TBD and has served in several roles in digital news for the Cincinnati Enquirer and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Mandy sits on the Board of Directors for the Online News Association. A native of Ohio and a graduate of Kent State University, Mandy lives in Queens. She curates news on digital media trends at and

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The Social Media Wire is spreading across Digital First

Full-Screen Social Media Wire on

Here in the news business, we tend to work in the realm of reported and verified facts. But readers are increasingly turning toward social media to find their news, using services like Twitter to surface information they haven’t seen anywhere else yet. It’s with that in mind that Digital First Media teamed up with Netherlands-based CrowdyNews to build the Social Media Wire.

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