Andrew Golis

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Andrew Golis "is Editor of Blogging and a Political Editor at Yahoo! News. He’s building a network of news blogs for the site and helps to oversee its political coverage. He’s hiring an all-star team of news bloggers in preparation for a summer launch.

"Previously, Andrew spent three years at TalkingPointsMemo. For the majority of that time, Andrew was the Deputy Publisher of the site, working on the management team guiding its growth and focusing in particular on audience expansion, design, and business development. Naming TPM one of the best blogs of 2009, Time Magazine called it “the prototype of what a successful Web-based news organization is likely to be in the future.”

"Andrew also speaks and consults regularly on digital journalism and business models. Past speaking venues have included: Columbia Journalism School, The Knight Digital Media Center at UC Berkeley, the European NewsXchange conference in Malta, and the Paley Center for Media in New York. Past consulting clients have included Facebook’s Causes application,, and the Israel Policy Forum.

"He graduated with Honors from Harvard University with a degree in American political history. While in college, he worked as a staff grunt on national political campaigns, edited a student blog and wrote columns for The Harvard Crimson.

"He lives in Sunnyside, New York with his wife, feminist author and blogger Jessica Valenti, and their cat and dog." [1]

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  1. About, Andrew Golis, accessed May 14, 2010.