Leah Betancourt is an award-winning digital journalist who thrives on social media curation and verification and breaking news and weather on digital, social and mobile platforms. She is a digital content director with Raycom Media's WTOC.com.
Specialties: Breaking news writing and reporting; content curation and verification; fact checking on the fly; generating leads and source; digital content packaging; online and social media community building and engagement.
She has written several fundamental guides for journalists on the use of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and user-generated video for Mashable, a world leading social media site. She has been a social media consultant for the New York Times Regional Media Group and was a featured speaker at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and the Schieffer School of Journalism, where she discussed trends in social media, emerging media and community engagement in the newsroom.
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