Digital Journalist in New York
Stephanie Arnold is an editor based in New York and the Philadelphia region. She has extensive experience working at the intersection of social media, journalism and analytics as well as training and coaching journalists. She has been a thought leader on newsroom ethics and accountability journalism with the American Press Institute.
She is an assistant editor at Newsday (Long Island, NY) where she works with reporters, editors and photographers on the breaking news desk.
She also served as the Managing Editor for the Ark Republic, a start-up news site where she managed the day-to-day editorial operations and staff.
In 2017, Stephanie was invited to serve on PBS' Editorial Standards Review Committee with a national team of journalists to review, update and standardize the use of its standards across all platforms.
Before Newsday, Stephanie was an Audience Engagement Editor for the Philadelphia Media Network, the parent company of the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com. She also was the Virginian-Pilot's first Social Media Editor, where she authored the company's first comprehensive social media policy and style guide for the newsroom. She is the former editor for AOL Patch's North Atlanta news site and spent more than a decade as a reporter in metro Philadelphia covering municipal government, education and public safety.
Stephanie specializes in social media strategy and has been a speaker/panelists at ONA, American Press Institute, the Pennsylvania News Media Association, the Klein News Innovation Camp (previously BarCamp), the CBS-KYW Newstudies program for aspiring journalists, and the Acel Moore High School Journalism Workshop.