Kate is a social media & digital strategy consultant working with clients across the United States on national and global audience development. After graduating with a MSJ from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism in 2009, she began working with the PBS NewsHour to develop digital-first initiatives. Since then she’s worked with public media organizations from Al Jazeera (in Doha, Qatar & Washington, D.C.), the Broadcasting Board of Governors and New York Public Radio. Her blog is online at http://blog.kategardiner.com/; her company website is http://dstl.it. She is based in New York.