Speaker profile

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Ms Kate Day
    Social Media and Engagement Editor
    Telegraph Media Group (UK)

ABOUT

Experience Jan 2011 – present

Social Media and Engagement Editor at Telegraph Media Group, London

• Direct report to Tony Gallagher, Editor of The Daily Telegraph 

• Responsible for social media and engagement strategy for all departments (commercial & editorial)

• Launch partner for Twitter follow button and Google +1

• Responsible for implementing innovative uses of social media for story-telling

Communities Editor at Telegraph Media Group, London (Oct 2009 - Jan 2011)

• Responsible for managing moderation team and engagement strategy

• Led rebuild of communities platform - introduced registration, Disqus for comments & BuddyPress

• Expanded photography blog to develop new story-telling techniques and sponsorship opportunities 

Social Networks Content Editor at Telegraph.co.uk, London (Aug 2008 - Oct 2009)

Online journalist at Telegraph.co.uk, London (May 2007 - Aug 2008)

Elections assistant at Press Association, London (Mar 2007 - May 2007)

Moderator at Times Online, London (Dec 2006 – Jan 2007)

Reporter at Los Altos Town Crier, Los Altos, California, USA (Mar 2006 – Jun 2006)


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