Tory Starr

Tory Starr

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.

Recent Stories


The faces of youth activism from SXSW

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?"


The World explores youth activism at SXSW

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.


Who is the most powerful woman in your life?

We've been thinking about all the powerful women who provide an example for all of us. Share with everyone who the powerful women in your lives are — and don't be afraid to branch out beyond your mom. Though it's okay to nominate her, too.