ProPublica Hires Senior Engagement Editor
Posted: 7/13/2012 | By:
New York, N.Y.-- ProPublica has hired Amanda Zamora to serve as senior engagement editor starting Aug. 6. Zamora will be responsible for leading ProPublica's reader engagement and distributed reporting efforts.
Zamora comes to ProPublica from the Washington Post where she most recently served as the national digital editor and led digital coverage of the presidential election. She first joined the Post in 2003, spending six years as an online editor and producer for various departments, including the investigative reporting unit, before serving as its first social media and engagement editor from 2010-2011. Zamora began her journalism career at the Austin American-Statesman as an editorial aide and reporter. In 2009, she helped launch the Huffington Post Investigative Fund, a nonprofit news site based in Washington, D.C. She is also a previous Knight Digital Media Fellow with the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism.