Gabriella Schwarz is the Managing Editor and Head of News at Flipboard, a content and curation platform with over 100 million users. In her role at Flipboard she oversees coverage globally around news, business, technology, politics, sports and celebrity news in the app, on the Web and in external communications, including notifications and email. She was chosen as one of The Drum's 50 Under 30, profiling women in digital media in 2017 and was selected as a 2019 Nieman Fellow by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.
Before her time at Flipboard, she was a producer at CNN covering politics and then the White House. She won an EMMY award for her coverage of Election Night 2012, traveled around the world covering President Barack Obama and produced a 90-minute documentary about the president that included interviews with him, the first lady, secretary of state and speaker of the House, among others. Earlier in her career she worked at Fox News and Congressional Quarterly. A native of Seattle, she attended Lakeside School and then George Washington University, where she majored in political science.
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