Amanda Zamora

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I am currently a Professional journalist or technologist working in media


Job Title:
Senior Engagement Editor


I’m ProPublica’s senior engagement editor, which means I work to grow audience and deepen community participation around our investigative news projects. Before joining ProPublica in 2012, I spent more than eight years as a digital producer and editor at The Washington Post. I worked with reporters, editors, photographers, video journalists, designers and others to create awesome digital journalism for the metro, foreign, investigative, foreign and national desks. I also built the Post’s first dedicated social media team. My other journalism adventures include my year+ helping to launch the nonprofit Huffington Post Investigative Fund (Google it) and my Knight Digital Media Fellowship at Ohio State’s Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism. I got my start in journalism at the University of Texas-Austin, and spent my early years reporting at The Daily Texan (Hook ‘Em!), the Austin American-Statesman, Roll Call and The Washington Post’s Austin bureau.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Areas of expertise:
Basic HTML/CSS, Web production experience, Social media branding – Newsroom / organization level, Social media branding – Individual, Social media branding – Sub-branded accounts (such as a Politics Blog or Regional Channel), Mobile Video (shooting), Mobile Video (shooting, editing, publishing), Still photography, Data analysis – Beginner level, Other
Other areas of expertise:

Social/audience analytics

Speaking Experience
Yes, I have been a keynote speaker for an event, Yes, have led sessions individually, Yes, have spoken on panels, Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (at events), Yes, have taught skills-based or hands-on training sessions (in newsroom)

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