Co-founder & VP of Product, WhereBy.Us
Rebekah Monson is co-founder and VP of Product for WhereBy.Us, a local media startup that connects people to their cities through storytelling and experiences. Its publications, Miami’s The New Tropic and Seattle’s The Evergrey, produce email newsletters, original stories and events that reach more than a million curious locals each year. WhereBy.Us will scale to new markets in 2017.
Previously, Rebekah worked in many journalism jobs and later ran communications at the University of Miami School of Communication, where she pursued an M.F.A. in Interactive Media. She co-founded Code for Miami and Hacks/Hackers Miami. She frequently speaks and trains about working at the intersection of technology, storytelling and civic engagement for professional journalism and technology organizations, governments and nonprofits.