Head of Platforms
PinkNews

Ellen works for PinkNews, the world’s most-read LGBT+ publisher, where she leads a growing newsroom. She specialises in audience development and editorial campaigns. Ellen previously worked at the Evening Standard as acting growth editor & head of social, where she built an audience team from the ground up and successfully delivered double-figure growth across social and SEO. Prior to that she worked at The Independent, Time Inc, DMGT, AOL and HuffPost.

 

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