Áine Kerr

Managing Editor, Storyful

Storyful

Managing Editor

@ainekerr

Biography

Áine Kerr is managing editor of Storyful, the first social media agency in the world. Áine oversees the company’s editorial operations in Sydney, Hong Kong, Dublin and New York across news, public partnerships, viral, trends and brands. Storyful has built its reputation in mining the social web for high value user-generated content. The agency discovers, verifies, acquires and distributes content to the world’s biggest newsrooms, advertisers and publishers. Áine joined Storyful in July 2011, operating first as its political editor before becoming content editor with responsibility for setting up its viral video licensing unit. Prior to joining Storyful, she was a senior journalist and political correspondent in Irish current affairs with The Irish Times, The Irish Examiner and The Irish Independent. Áine has a Masters of Journalism and Bachelor of Education with Dublin City University.
8 December 2015

The Future of Digital Journalism: Social Media, Data and Video Stories