Elite Truong

Deputy Editor of Strategic Initiatives
The Washington Post

Elite Truong is the deputy editor for strategic initiatives at The Washington Post, where she experiments with technology-driven editorial projects. Elite spent four years at Vox Media, three as the product manager for off-platform storytelling. She set product strategy and led the launch of nine editorial networks on new platforms including Apple News, AMP, Facebook Instant Articles, liveblogs and newsletters.

In 2017, Elite hosted and produced the Next Steps podcast for Poynter, where she interviewed journalists on their non-traditional career paths in and out of media. She wrote a column about media innovation for Poynter for two years. She serves as a board member and education adviser for Online News Association, and a career coach for the Digital Women Leaders program. She also moonlights as a travel and food writer who seeks out great street food across the world.



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