Digital Publishing Innovation Summit
July - , 2016 , New York
Voices Editor, MTV News
Taylor Trudon is the Voices editor at MTV News, where she launched and oversees the teen and millennial focused contributor platform. In addition to leading various youth initiatives, she frequently writes on teen Internet culture and their representation within media, tech and politics. Taylor is passionate about community-building, advocating for young voices and using social media as a catalyst for starting conversations. As a 2015 TEDxTeen speaker, she spoke about the power of the written word and how to amplify your story in today’s technology saturated world. She regularly speaks at conferences and industry events, including New York Social Media Week, SXSW, and VidCon, a multi-genre online video conference that is the largest of its kind. Previously, she was senior editor of HuffPost Teen at The Huffington Post, where she doubled the section's traffic and social referrals. Taylor studied journalism and women’s studies at the University of Connecticut, during which she was a two-time New York Women in Communications, Inc.