My passion is story-telling through social media. I have strong interests in ethical behaviors in social media for journalists, growing digital audiences, one-on-one and group training, studying analytics and trends in social media.
Stephanie Arnold is a digital editor based in 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 is a thought leader on newsroom ethics and accountability journalism.
Stephanie just completed a six-,month contract with the Online News Association as one of five members of its national Speakers Bureau program. She traveled the country to educated journalists about best tools and practices for digital journalists.
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.
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.