Leezel Tanglao is an assistant managing editor of programming at CNNMoney. In her previous role as senior multi-platform editor, she lead the CNNMoney digital war room and oversaw the presentation and packaging of CNNMoney multimedia editorial content across desktop, mobile and social. She has helped to build proprietary tools such as the social metric SURGE, which the newsroom has used to inform coverage and programming. Tanglao previously worked at CBSNews.com, VICENews, NowThis, ABCNews.com, KCBS/KCAL and The Press-Enterprise newspaper in Southern California. She is an active member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Online News Association. Tanglao graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University and received her master’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Poynter teaching event: Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, Mar. 19-24.