Saturday, August 21, 2010

Some May Grad Updates

Last year’s editor in chief, Lindsey Hollenbaugh ’10, is now the online editor at the Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Mass. In addition to performing daily maintenance to the website, she is also in charge of the newspaper's social media presence, including Facebook and Twitter. She produces multimedia stories for the web, and writes stories and takes pictures for the print edition. She is also in charge of the newspaper's transition to a new mobile application that will be going live by the end of the month, and a major social media campaign that will increase readership and advertising revenue online.
She is known in the Berkshire online community as the "Baby Eagle" and blogs at

Former design editor Michelle Barrie ’10 is working as a marketing assistant for Psychology Press, a New York textbook and academic publisher owned by Taylor and Francis. Next month she will be traveling to England with the company’s marketing team.

Facebook Buys Hot Potato

Hot Potato, the social networking website that Vanessa Schneider ’07 joined as community manager earlier this year, has been bought by Facebook. Here's Vanessa's blog posting on the subject.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Barajas Goes Full-Time at the Times

After working at The New York Times part-time for just over two years, Nic Barajas ’08 has been hired at the paper full-time. He’ll continue as a designer and paginator for print, with stints in web design and production.