SVP, SOCIAL MEDIA
In a major expansion move, social media trailblazer Lynne d Johnson has joined The ARF as Senior Vice President, Social Media.
Ms. Johnson will focus on content, brand and social media development and strategy, and will spearhead the launch of The ARF Social Media Council, among many other key initiatives.
She comes to The ARF from FastCompany.com, where she served as Senior Editor/Community Director, overseeing both content and community functionality, as well as writing the Digital Media Diva blog, covering technology, media, marketing and the entertainment business. Prior to that, her 10-year history of bringing together communities both online and offline includes similar leadership roles at Vibe and Spin magazines, as well as BlackPlanet.com. In addition, as a consultant, she has worked with many Web and media properties.
Ms. Johnson currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Literary Freedom Project, a nonprofit arts organization, as well as Interactive One, the interactive arm of Radio One and TV One, and was also on the Advisory Board for Ypulse Youth Marketing Mashup 2009, and the Advisory Board for BlogHer Business 08. She earned a BA in Journalism from SUNY New Paltz and an MBA in Media Management from the Metropolitan College of New York, and is also an adjunct professor in the Audrey Cohen School for Human Services at the Metropolitan College of New York.
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