Director of Social Media, National Programming (WGBH)
Tory works with the teams behind WGBH's national productions on their social media strategies and best practices. Her passion is helping public media producers use social media to find new ideas, engage new audiences, and tell important stories in a new way.
She joined The World from 2012 to 2015 as the program’s first social media producer, and built social communities around the program's Human Needs (global health and development), Global Nation (feature reporting on immigrant lives in America) and SafeMode (international security through a millennial perspective) verticals.
On any given day at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, activists know they have an audience for their causes. We've been asking young people on the street, "What was the last protest you attended?"
We need to be moving to a model where activists demand "no representation without conversation," said Zeynep Tufekci in a discussion about privacy, social media censorship, hashtag activism and global youth protests at the South by Southwest festival in Austin.
Gezi Park. Tahrir Square. Hong Kong. Ferguson. What form is youth activism taking and how is it different from what came before? The World brings you a multimedia experience from South by Southwest in Austin as part of our #SafeMode series.
Kenji Ekuan designed Tokyo's famous bullet train, but today he's being remembered for the signature bottle and red cap that may be sitting on your dining room table.
Don't be embarrassed. We all look at the off-the-wall products offered in in-flight magazine SkyMall. Now that the company has filed for bankruptcy, let us commiserate about the products that we will never again not have.